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Mary Burke

Position: President
Term: March 2017 through December 2020
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I love living in McKinleyville. I have life-long family ties to our community and recently bought a home here with my husband and young son. I work as a natural resource professional with a track-record of collaborative relationships as well as fiscal responsibility. I earned a Master’s Degree from Humboldt State University in Environmental Systems with an emphasis on social and economic development. After completing my degree, I worked at Arcata’s wetland treatment system and understand wastewater technology and regulations. My vision for McKinleyville is a connected community, with trails and public spaces where we gather and celebrate our culture as the gateway to the redwoods and where horses and humans have the right of way.