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Candidate Bio

Vice President for Student Services Position

Christina Castorena, M.Ed.

Christina is a veteran college administrator with over two decades of experience in multiple areas within student affairs, including 15 years in a community college setting. She is currently the Dean of Student Development and Diversity Advocacy at Everett Community College.

As a first generation college graduate, Christina understands the importance of higher education and that how a student experiences college impacts his or her academic success and completion. Christina is committed to using her education and professional training and her personal life experiences in leading institutions to provide equitable and quality programs and support services to help all students achieve their personal, academic, and career goals.

Christina earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work from Colorado State University and her Master's of Education degree from Western Washington University.