Eleanor (Ellie) Burkett is MAVA's Greater Minnesota Program Manager serving volunteer engagement networks and sectors in central and northern Minnesota. Prior to joining MAVA in January of 2021 she was a Civic Engagement Organizer with the Our Mississippi Our Future campaign for The Nature Conservancy and is a retired University of Minnesota Associate Extension Professor where she worked with community leaders and volunteers throughout Minnesota in water resource policy and management for over eighteen years. Ellie earned a Master’s degree in Education from the University of Minnesota Duluth. She brings extensive teaching, facilitation and program management skills and has created opportunities for volunteer engagement throughout her working life. As a volunteer herself for the Brainerd Lakes Area Master Naturalist and chair of the City of Brainerd Walkable/Bikeable City Committee, Ellie practices giving back to her community through volunteerism.
Contact Ellie: email@example.com or 218.833.2422