Christine Konys has a wealth of experience working with non-profit organizations and taking on fundraising initiatives both for non-profits and for political campaigns. She worked for four years as Chief of Staff to the Mayor of Nashua, New Hampshire, a city of over 55,000 residents. She has worked on numerous Presidential, Gubernatorial, Senate and Mayoral races, often in a leadership role, and was herself successfully elected four times to the House of Representatives in New Hampshire , where she rose to become Deputy Democratic Whip, the fourth highest ranking Democrat in the House. She served on the Board of the Nashua Soup Kitchen & Shelter for 12 years, elected to the position of Board President five times. She currently serves as Board President for REACH Beyond Domestic Violence, Inc. in Waltham, Massachusetts, and as Secretary of the Board of the Waltham Alliance to Create Housing. Married to David Konys for 35 years, she is the mother of Bethany, Megan and Matthew and grandmother of Alia Bella and Giacomo David Messina.