As a 20-year consulting veteran, Christine developed a reputation as one of the premier national public affairs field campaign managers. Entrusted to lead some of the higher profile field advocacy efforts of the past decade, Christine served as national social media director and regional public affairs field director for T. Boone Pickens’ Pickens Plan energy independence initiative. Over several presidential election cycles, she has developed and executed campaign strategy in early states for clients including the American Medical Association’s Voice for the Uninsured campaign, the ONE Campaign, Strong American Schools ED in ’08, and on a variety of other issue initiatives such as energy, telecommunications, agriculture and technology. Christine has worked with the Partnership for a New American Economy since 2011 serving for 2 years as the National Field Director and currently as the Campaign Manager.
Christine’s field management is utilized by some of the top public affairs firms in Washington, DC, overseeing numerous state-based public affairs initiatives, managing government affairs and public affairs operatives in several states to advance objectives of high-profile corporate clients, super PACs, trade associations, non- profits and other major policy initiatives. Christine’s success in field management stems from her own success as a public affairs field operative and having been trusted by high profile corporate brands as well as top tier advocacy organizations. Christine knows first-hand how to get the job done on the ground and is able to lead teams of talented operatives through active management and support of in-state and in-district efforts.
Stineman’s talents do not stop with the field. She is also a public affairs and marketing digital strategist. Stineman managed, built, and trained one of the first digital public affairs national field teams – a group of online public affairs operatives dedicated to recruiting and mobilizing activists and opinion leaders using digital and social channels to help promote the Pickens Plan. Her pioneering efforts in online mobilization starting in 2008 have made Stineman a key advisor to national advocacy organizations on how to build and engage constituencies online and offline Christine’s work has been nationally recognized, including winning the 2009 Reed Award from Campaigns and Elections Magazine and five Pollie awards from the American Association of Political Consultants in 2009 and 2014. In 2017 her work was recognized with three Goldie awards in 2017 including the Goldie All Star award for national day of action leadership. She lives in Waukee, Iowa, with her husband and business partner, John, and their two children.