CHRISTINE LONG serves as the Chief Program Officer for Metropolitan Ministries, in Tampa.
She manages an $8.5-million budget for program services and has oversight of some 85
employees and hundreds of volunteers that offer services to the homeless and at-risk individuals
in the Tampa Bay region. During her 21 years at the Ministries, Long has provided key leadership
for the Programs team and is responsible for ensuring the program’s compassion, innovation,
and continuous improvement by responding effectively and proactively to the changes in the
community. She serves on the Board for the Florida Housing Coalition, the Florida Coalition for
the Homeless and has been an active member of the Hillsborough and Pasco County Homeless
Coalitions serving in many capacities. Long serves on the Hillsborough County Emergency Food and Shelter Board,
the inaugural board of Tampa Bay Area Network to End Hunger, is a member of Hillsborough County Schools Health
Advisory Council and Hillsborough Community College Advisory Board for the Human Services Department.
Ms. Christine Long | Chief Programs Officer | Metropolitan Ministries
Tampa, Florida | (813) 209-1029 | Christine.Long@MetroMin.org