For more than 24 years, Christine Flowers led communications and outreach activities for U.S. federal government agencies including the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Ms. Flowers also served as Director of Communications and Legislative Affairs for the North Carolina House of Representatives, and Director of Public Relations for the U.S. House of Representatives in North Carolina's Fourth Congressional District. She earned a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs Journalism from Regent University, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from North Carolina State University. She is a U.S. Army veteran.