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Cities are ever changing and evolving places, and Christine Hughes helps the city of Wilmington manage this process. As manager of the Comprehensive Planning and Design group, she lead the development of the city’s first contemporary comprehensive plan. The Create Wilmington Comprehensive Plan, for which the city was awarded the 2016 Marvin Collins Award for Comprehensive Planning.


Christine is a member of the American Planning Association and the American Institute of Certified Planners.


Christine holds a Bachelor’s degree from Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, and a Master of Historic Preservation from The University of Georgia. She also studied abroad at the Estudios Universitarios y Superiores de Andalucía, in Seville, Spain.


Christine is an equestrian, a lover of bulldogs, an avid reader, a cyclist, and a terrible baker, in that order. Along with her French bulldog, Stella, and Friesian Sporthorse, Ritz, Christine and her husband, Daniel, call Wilmington home.

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