About Christine Thompson

Christine M. Thompson, Director

Christine M. Thompson is an experienced leader in the nonprofit and government sectors, with a passion for civic engagement.  She currently serves as Director of Arizona Together for Impact, a statewide initiative to support collaboration and partnerships among nonprofit organizations. She brings extensive experience in organizational leadership, public policy development, charitable giving program advancement, and community outreach.

Christine previously served as the CEO of Expect More Arizona, a statewide education advocacy nonprofit that built impactful coalitions with deep cross-sector collaboration. She has held executive and senior positions at the Arizona State Board of Education, Arizona Board of Regents, and State Bar of Arizona. Her background also includes work in legislative advocacy, communications, development and alumni relations, and nonprofit management.

Having moved to Arizona when she was five, Christine is committed to strengthening Arizona communities. She was elected to the Madison Elementary School District Governing Board in 2022.  Her longstanding involvement in community organizations includes leadership roles with the Arizona Center for Civic Leadership Flinn-Brown Fellows Council, the University of Arizona Law College Association Board, Arizona K-12 Center, Arizona Foundation for Legal Services and Education, Kids Voting Arizona, and Soroptimist International of Phoenix.  She also served the State as a gubernatorial appointee to the Arizona Board of Regents.

A proud product of Arizona’s public education system, she attended K-12 in Arizona’s Mesa Public Schools and received her BA and JD from the University of Arizona. Christine, her husband, and their twins live in Phoenix.

Contact Christine via email: christine@azimpact.org.