Christina Rogel serves 501 Commons as a part-time Administrative Coordinator, monitoring emails, processing Requests for Assistance, and providing phone support for GiveBIG.
Christina grew up in Minnesota and started her journey into the nonprofit world by pursuing volunteer opportunities in high school. After completing her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work at Minnesota State University Moorhead, she moved to Colorado in 2005 for sunshine and mountain adventures. In 2016, a new job opportunity for her husband brought their family to Wisconsin; and 3 years later, another opportunity brought them to Washington.
Christina has always been passionate about helping others. While in college, she volunteered for nonprofit organizations serving at-risk youth, and went on a service trip with Habitat for Humanity. In her professional career, she served a year of service with AmeriCorps VISTA, and provided case management and coordination of services for individuals with developmental disabilities and people experiencing homelessness in various nonprofit organizations. She has a vast understanding of community needs, human services, and community resources. Most recently, Christina has taken her passion for the outdoors and volunteered as an Ambassador for Hike it Baby, a nonprofit dedicated to getting children and families outdoors.
Eager to learn about organizational management of nonprofits, she completed a Master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from Regis University and provided practical consultation for organizations on financial management, resource development, human resource leadership, and governance practices.
Fun Fact: Christina and her family love to get outdoors and enjoy hiking, camping, biking, and kayaking.