Staff Members

Cristine Nardi

Executive Director
Email: cnardi@thecne.org
Phone: (434) 951-9043

Cristine Nardi has been CNE’s Executive Director since 2008. In this role, she directs strategy and operations for the organization and serves as a non-voting member of CNE’s board of directors. A lawyer by training, she also consults with funders and nonprofits on a wide range of governance and management issues, designs leadership development programs, and is the co-architect of CNE’s 7 Actionable Principles for a Strong Social Sector framework. She facilitates strategic collaboration between nonprofits, funders, and their community partners to effect positive community change, and  advocates for a strong social impact sector statewide.