Crystal Hodge Christopherson was raised in Colfax, the daughter of Ken and Maxine Hodge. She was active in sports and represented Colfax at the Whitman County Fair as Royalty her senior year. She is a graduate of Washington State University with degrees in Clothing and Textiles and Business. She has been employed with several companies: Lamonts, Nordstroms, WSU, Advanced Hardware Architectures, Schweitzer Engineering and the University of Idaho. She is currently a Real Estate Broker with Windemere Realty. After raising her son Ryan, who graduated form Colfax in 2013, and caring for her parents, Crystal now has more time to give back to her community and is a volunteer with Meals on Wheels in addition to her City Council position. She wants to see Colfax thrive...through business, city government and ensuring all those that live in Colfax feel a part of the community. She believes special attention needs to be given to the elderly and those new to the area.