Christine Sonido Calvo is a native of Guam and a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Talofofo, Guam. She is president and owner of Todu Marketing LLC, a small graphic and printing business.
The first lady’s initiatives reflect her deep commitment to family and children, particularly at-risk youth. She co-chairs the Guam Early Learning Council, serves as honorary chairperson of AmeriCorps and plans to assist with programs aimed at both adult and children’s reading aptitude. She and her husband, Governor Eddie Baza Calvo, are fully committed to the systems-of-care concept and advocating in support of children with special needs and their families.
The first lady also will be leading efforts to enhance sports tourism. She is manager of the Guam Rugby Football Union and Women’s Team and has led Guam athletes to regional and international competitions and victories. She also is the head coach of the Academy of Our Lady of Guam and the St. Francis Catholic School girls’ rugby teams.
The Calvos have six children: Edward, Vinson, Rosae, Paul Jerome, Melva and Celine, and the first lady is deeply involved in her children’s educational upbringing, serving as a volunteer for numerous school activities. In addition, she is honorary chairperson of the Guam Memorial Hospital Volunteers Association and is an honorary member of the Filipino Ladies Association of Guam.