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Christopher Montigny was born and raised in Santa Barbara. He earned a BA in International Business from San Diego State University and also attended the Sorbonne University and the EPSCI Business School. To his role as Board Director, Chris brings his experience as owner and operator of Ajax Refrigeration. He has been running this business, which specializes in commercial refrigeration services in the Santa Barbara and Ventura areas, since 2000. He was a member of the Workforce Investment Board (WIB) of Santa Barbara County for eight years and chaired their Youth Council for a year. He also enjoyed membership in the Santa Barbara Employer Advisory Council. Currently, he sits on the program advisory committee at the Santa Barbara Business College. 

He is the proud father of three boys, one a current student at WSSB, two who are alums.

Of our school he says, “I am inspired by the greater school community as well as the members of the board, faculty, and administration. It is a great privilege to help make decisions that directly affect the experience my children will have at their school. I am inspired by Waldorf Education and Rudolph Steiner’s Anthroposophical works.”