Christine Binkunski is a lifelong resident of Leominster and has been married to her husband, David, for eighteen years. She is the mother of three children, Matthew, Katherine and David. Christine has worked in her family insurance business, DeCarolis Insurance Agency, for the past 24 years.
Christine first became involved in parent support and advocacy groups 13 years ago when her daughter entered Early Invention and has continued to stay involved in some capacity ever since. She was a parent contact for early intervention. She participated in the “Parent to Parent” program for Family Ties. She was a grant recipient from the Federation for Children with Special Health Care Needs for the Evelyn Hausselin Parent Leadership Awards Program . Christine completed the Next Step skill building series with Family Ties. She worked as a parent interviewer in the grant collaboration between Family Voices and New England Serve where parents interviewed managed care plans in MA about their practices for children with special health care needs. Christine has served on The Arc board for ten years and has been a member of The Arc auction committee for several years. She is a strong advocate and cheerleader for Katherine and understands the importance of a parent’s involvement in the life a child with special needs.
In her spare time she enjoys reading, music, Lake Winnipesaukee, the beach and traveling. She cherishes her time spent with her family and friends most of all.