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Chris became the executive director of the BISC in June 2018, bringing over 15 years of experience in advocacy, movement building, and leading large scale programs. Her career is devoted to social justice and racial equity. She believes in “We the People,” and building an inclusive and participatory democracy. She demonstrated that through her work at the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law and Common Cause where led fights for voting rights and getting big money out of politics. Prior to joining BISC, she served as the Associate Director for Voting Rights at ReThink Media where she deployed effective communications and capacity building strategies. A seasoned
strategist, she began her career working on several progressive political campaigns across the country. Her first job in D.C. was organizing for access to quality education for D.C.’s children and families. Chris is Venezuelan American, raised in Texas. She lives in Washington, D.C.with her amazing daughter.