Christina Sanchez represents the first generation in her family to attend college. Christina believes in the mission of EPCC and is committed to ensuring the continued success of the College through responsible governance and quality educational opportunities for students in the El Paso region.
Christina received her B.A. in Political Science from The George Washington University in Washington D.C. While a student, she served internships with Congressman Silvestre Reyes as well as the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. A move to Los Angeles followed graduation where she worked for the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) as the assistant to the executive director and then as manager of grants, research and development. She went on to receive her J.D. from Texas Tech University. During law school, Christina clerked for the El Paso County Attorney and the United States Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas.
For over fourteen years, she has practiced with the El Paso County Attorney's Office where she has served as legal counsel for the Juvenile Probation Department, prosecuted juvenile crime, and handled civil lawsuits for the County. Christina currently serves as the Senior Division Chief for the Commissioners Court and Public Works legal unit where she oversees a team of attorneys who provide counsel to the El Paso County Commissioners Court, County Administration, Budget Office, Elections Department, Ethics Commission, Economic Development Department and Public Works Office. In 2019, she served as the President of the El Paso Women's Bar Association where she remains an active member. Christina currently serves on the board of Project Bravo. In 2020, Christina was selected by her peers in the legal profession as Government Lawyer of the Year by the El Paso Bar Association. Christina and her husband Omar are the parents of two middle school students.