Cristina Rubke joined the Board of Directors in 2020. Cristina is of counsel at Shartsis Friese LLP where she focuses on domestic and international trademark prosecution and counseling. Cristina is a member of the International Trademark Association and serves as Secretary of the San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association. She also serves on the board of Disability Rights Advocates, a national nonprofit disability rights legal center, where she currently serves as Board Chair.
From 2012-2020, Cristina served via mayoral appointment as a member of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, which oversees public transportation, traffic and parking in San Francisco. Cristina is an avid sailor and regularly competes in national and international regattas. Cristina served on the America’s Cup Organizing Committee for the 34th America’s Cup and is the Racing Program Director for the Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors.
Cristina graduated from University of California, Berkeley in 2001 and received her law degree from Santa Clara University in 2004