Christina Schwandt

Christina joined Lindsay Wildlife Experience in January  2019. She possesses over 10 years of experience in the non-profit world with a background in non-profit management, exhibit development, collections management, and developing community partnerships.   

As an advocate for science education and wildlife conservation, Christina enjoys sharing her passion for sustainability and conservation with Lindsay’s guests and community members. As the Curator of Education, Christina implements new and inspiring programs, exhibits, and experiences to connect people with wildlife and inspire stewardship for the world we share.

Christina holds a Master of Arts in Museum Studies from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor of Arts and Certificate in Museum Studies from Florida State University. Her graduate work focused on laying out the history of green museums and achieving sustainable collections management practices. She has assisted in the exhibit and collections teams at the California Academy of Sciences, the National Japanese American Historical Society, 621 Gallery, and the Museum of Redlands.

Prior to joining Lindsay, Christina worked at several non-profits, from the American Red Cross to East Bay Regional Park District. As the Director of Volunteer Services and Community Engagement at the Salvation Army of Alameda County, Christina oversaw the development and implementation of a volunteer program across five sites within Alameda County that ranged in scope from family shelters to adult rehabilitation programs. She also assisted with board and committee member recruitment, community partnership development, and the execution of large-scale fundraising events, including the annual gala.