Christina Hazard joined NPCA in 2006 and is the Associate Director of Wildlife and Natural Resources for the Government Affairs team.
Christina’s policy portfolio at NPCA includes safeguarding national parks along the U.S.-Mexico border, ensuring the continued protection of national monuments and the Antiquities Act, and defending against attacks to national park wildlife and the Endangered Species Act. She employs a variety of tactics, including direct lobbying on Capitol Hill, participating in coalitions, developing educational materials and ensuring engagement opportunities for the general public. She has supported NPCA’s work to build coalitions around the National Park Service centennial and developed relationships with key allies.
In addition to her work on policy issues, Christina works directly with the online communications team to ensure that NPCA’s policy work is accessible to the public. She also staffs NPCA’s affiliate organization, the National Parks Action Fund, and was previously the staff liaison to NPCA’s Next Generation Advisory Council. Christina has a Master of Public Policy degree and a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs degree from The George Washington University and spent a semester studying at Corvinus University in Budapest, Hungary.