Special Projects Manager
Christine Grubbs is an advocate for historic preservation and cultural heritage with a background in public policy, fundraising, history, museums, and project management. Prior to joining CHP, Christine served on the Government Relations and Policy team at the National Trust for Historic Preservation. She was involved in multiple federal policy campaigns including efforts to improve the federal Historic Tax Credit, to align the HTC with affordable housing credits, and to increase federal appropriations levels for preservation programs. Christine also supported public lands campaigns to tackle the deferred maintenance backlog of the National Park Service, promote historic leasing within the NPS, and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund.
In her role as Special Projects Manager, Christine supports initiatives with the potential for broad positive impacts in the cultural heritage field, in addition to serving as right hand to Founding Partner Greg Werkheiser.
Christine earned her BA in History, Classics, and Religion from Gettysburg College and her MA in Museum Studies from The Cooperstown Graduate Program (CGP), SUNY Oneonta. After graduation, Christine worked for the National Trust for Historic Preservation for five and a half years, first on the Individual Giving team, and then as a member of the Government Relations and Policy team. Christine is currently pursuing her second MA in World Heritage Studies at Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus – Senftenberg.
In her free time, Christine enjoys exploring national parks and cultural sites, discussing books in her book club, doing barre classes, and tasting new and exciting gins.