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Christine Ashburn

Chief of Communications, Legislative and External Affairs

Christine Ashburn oversees legislative affairs, internal and external corporate communications, media relations, and public outreach and education. This includes development and execution of legislative strategy; interacting with and responding to the Florida Legislature, the executive branch and local government officials; and conducting public outreach and education on Citizens’ behalf. She also is responsible for the development and implementation of Citizens’ corporate communications strategy, which aims to improve communications and education for all Citizens stakeholders.

Her diverse legislative background includes serving as a governmental consultant representing business clients before the Florida legislative and executive branches. There she gained grassroots organizing and communications expertise, along with extensive experience evaluating, drafting and advocating on behalf of legislative proposals.

Ashburn earned a Bachelor of Science degree in political science from Florida State University.