Christina Panis

Senior Associate Director of Advancement

Health Sciences

Christina Panis

Senior Associate Director of Advancement

Health Sciences

Biography

As the Senior Associate Director, Advancement, Christina works closely with the dean to build support for the faculty and engage our community of alumni and donors. She joined the faculty in January 2019.

Christina has 14 years of fundraising experience for organizations such as the BC Cancer Foundation, Alzheimer Society of BC, BCIT and UBC.

Christina brings a passion for progressive and health equity issues, and was recognized in 2011 by the City of Vancouver as one of twelve “Remarkable Women, Community Builders” for her volunteer leadership with the Philippine Women Centre of BC.

Before joining the Faculty of Health Sciences, Christina was part of the development and alumni engagement team at the Allard School of Law, UBC, supporting the Dean and Assistant Dean in the management of key major gift portfolios including a $2M gift for innovation. She organized regional development trips and maintained key relationships with experiential learning programs such as the Indigenous Community Legal Clinic, and assisted in the creation of numerous awards including a $200K award for indigenous students.

Christina is particularly adept at navigating complexity within a university environment to ensure the highest levels of stewardship among donors, faculty and colleagues.