I love what I do. I get up in the morning and know I’m doing something good for the world.
— Daria Christian, Friends of the Rappahannock executive director
Daria Blom Christian
• Age: 43
• Home: Near Richmond
• Work: Executive director, Friends of the Rappahannock, Fredericksburg, May 21-present; interim executive director, Friends of the Rappahannock River, February-May 21; assistant director, Friends of the Rappahannock River, 2014-February; education director, Friends of the Rappahannock River, 2010-May 21, 2019
• Education: Master’s degree, education, University of Mary Washington, 2003; bachelor’s degree, environmental studies, Virginia Commonwealth University, 2000; Fauquier High School, 1994.
• Family: Husband, Zac; sons, Silas, 6, and Luca, 2.
• Hobbies: Camping, hiking and running.