Dr. Christina J. Durham was appointed to the DSU Board of Trustees in 2013, and was named Board Chair in July of 2014.
Dr. Durham is a licensed psychologist and trained mediator. She and her husband have four children and six grandchildren. She was primarily a homemaker until their youngest child started kindergarten – after which, with significant family support, she pursued her education. She earned an associate degree in Human Services from the University of Alaska Anchorage, a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Brigham Young University as well as a Post-Doctoral Master in Clinical Psychopharmacology from Alliant International University.
She was born and raised in southern California, but as a child lived for a period of time in Mexico, where her father was born and raised, and traveled frequently between the United States and Mexico during her youth. She and her family moved to southern Utah in 1999. Her children attended Dixie State and intermittently she has taken the opportunity to teach as adjunct faculty. She has volunteered and served in various capacities within the community.
Dr. Durham and her husband Connell have four children and seven grandchildren.