Christine Money is a veteran of corrections and social work, having served as warden of three different prisons and as an interim director of the Ohio Department of Youth Services.
Ms. Money earned a degree in social work from the University of Kentucky in 1977 and a Master’s degree in social work from The Ohio State University in 1981.
She began her career as a social worker for Chillicothe Correctional Institution in 1981 and later was warden at Franklin Pre-Release Center, the Ohio Reformatory for Women and the Marion Correctional Institution.
As warden, she was instrumental in implementing innovative faith-based programming, a multi-media center, fatherhood initiatives and vocational programs. She also supported pre-natal care, parenting and recovery programs.
In 2005, Ms. Money became special assistant to the director of the Department of Youth Services, emphasizing faith-based initiatives and the role of community volunteers in helping incarcerated youth reenter society.
In 2005-06, Ms. Money was an active member of the Ohio Correctional Faith-Based Initiatives Task Force, which helped pass a law allowing faith-based organizations to provide reentry services to incarcerated youth and adults. She serves on the board of directors for Kairos Prison Ministry International.
Ms. Money lives in Marysville with her husband, Kent. She has two adult children, Whitney and Keith.