CUAA Special Election 2015 for Alumni Trustees
New Canaan, Connecticut
Current Position, Organization:
Cristina has served on Corporate and Non Profit Boards, has been appointed to Municipal Boards, Commissions, Committees, and has served in different capacities of leadership. She is a avid fundraiser and friend to many institutions that seek her leadership in the planning and execution of events.
Architect, Author, Fundraiser, Past member to Boards, Municipal Committees, and Commissions.
It is my objective to serve the Cooper Union, in the capacity of Trustee and help to lead this educational landmark toward sustainable self-reliance, and in doing so secure the future preservation of Peter Cooper’s vision and legacy.
I pledge my commitment to my fellow alumni and its student body, present and future, to make it my mission to realize a return to the fundamental principles of The Cooper Union, which is to provide a merit based Tuition Free institution of higher learning. I am unequivocally determined to work towards rebuilding Cooper Union’s legacy, image and financial standing. I am committed to upholding the highest levels of professional excellence and personal integrity and lead towards rebuilding this institutions future.
Peter Cooper accomplished his dream from which we have all benefited greatly, his vision, conviction and generosity enabled and provided for all of its alumni to prosper and excel. We received the gift of education, which enabled us the opportunity to be prosperous and create, and now it is our opportunity to give in return our gift give back to this institution to ensure that Peter Cooper’s legacy continues to live on.
I am committed to representing all alumni and students and to engage in dialogue that is respectful, productive and builds on relationships that will support the mission to seeing that Cooper Union is here for future generations.