University of Wisconsin–Madison

Christina Dykstra Mead

Board of Visitors

Christina Dyke Mead


Christina Dykstra Mead, after earning her BA in history from Madison and a MPA from New York University, moved to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania where she worked as a researcher for McKinsey and Co.  Upon her return, she worked in the nonprofit sector, serving as Vice President, Finance for Reading Is Fundamental; Chief Administrative Officer for the International Trachoma Initiative; and Provost/Chief Operating Officer for the Washington National Cathedral.  Additionally,  she has served on the Boards of New Futures DC, a nonprofit supporting low- income youth pursuing post- secondary educational opportunities, and Collington, a Continuing Care Retirement Community.  Currently she serves on an advisory committee to the Chatham, MA Board of Selectmen.