Christine Berry is currently an Administrative Specialist Senior to the Vice President of Student Affairs at Paradise Valley Community College. She began her career at MCCCD in 2017 at Estrella Mountain Community College, then transferred to Paradise Valley Community College in 2018.
Christine brings over 25 years of administrative experience in the private sector to the PVCC campus. Christine possesses a broad range of expertise, provides direct executive level support to the Student Affairs Vice President, Dean of Students, Dean, and all the division departments. Christine assists with guidance, oversight and administration of Student Affairs areas including student retention, persistence, completion, student success and engagement programs. Also coordinates schedules and calendars, travel arrangements, registration, and project coordination which makes her an invaluable asset to the Student Affairs Division and the college as a whole.
Christine works alongside the VPSA to ensure the Student Affairs Division is in compliance with applicable regulations, MCCCD and PVCC policies, requirements and/or standards regarding Code of Conduct, Title IX, and Early Alert. Christine is also certified as a Title IX Investigator.
Christine serves as a Co-Advisor of PVCC’s Women Rising Program. She serves on PVCC committees: Core CARE/BIT Team, DEIE, Graduation, and Title IX.
Christine earned an Associates in Arts with Highest Distinction from Estrella Mountain Community College. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from Northern Arizona University. Christine is a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
Originally from Denver, Colorado, Christine moved to Phoenix along with her family in 2011. In addition to working full time, Christine is a successful Beauty Consultant with Mary Kay: www.marykay.com/csolano.
Christine enjoys Denver Broncos games, traveling, hiking, long bike rides, and spending time with her husband, children, and grandchildren.