Christina Burns

Special Assistant to the President and CEO – Dallas
Christina manages the office of CEO and President Margaret Spellings, and brings years of experience in nonprofit administration. Most recently, she served as Chief of Staff at the Dallas Museum of Art leading the Director’s Office and organization-wide strategic projects. Prior to her time there, she worked at my529, a top-rated educational savings plan helping families save for college. Christina is passionate about serving in her community. She has worked with Dallas CASA as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in foster care, an ESL teacher with Literacy Achieves, the International Rescue Committee supporting recently settled refugee families, and regularly referees for Special Olympics of North Texas games. Christina holds a Master’s in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts. She is a fifth-generation Texan and loves to bake, read, and attend the many resident fine arts programs in her hometown of Dallas.