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Alexandra Darrow Burns (Alex Burns)

Alexandra Darrow Burns, American health program administrator. Certified rehabilitation counselor.


  • Burns, Alexandra Darrow was born on March 28, 1946 in West Point, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Eugene Alexander and Phyllis Anna (Kedroski) Darrow.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University Colorado, 1967. Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling, University Colorado, 1974.


    • Probation and parole officer Office of Probation and Parole, Olympia, Washington, 1969-1970. Employment counselor Division Employment, Denver, 1971-1973. Rehabilitation counselor Colorado Division Rehabilitation-Blind Services, 1973-1977.

      Rehabilitation supervisor Colorado Division Rehabilitation, 1978-1981, program supervisor rehabilitation insurance services for employment, 1981-1991. Program administrator Americans With Disabilities Act, 1991-1994. Supervisor marketing and resource acquisition Colorado Division Rehabilitation, 1994-1995, training administrator, 1995-1998, administrator personnel development, 1998-1999.

      Affiliate faculty rehabilitation counseling program University Northern Colorado, 1998-1999. Associate program coordinator graduate programs in rehabilitation counseling We. Washington University, since 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Certified rehabilitation counselor.




    Vice chairman Juvenile Parole Board, Denver, 1982-1991, acting chairman, 1987, chairman, 1988-1991. Delegate Democratic County Caucus, Aurora, Colorado, 1986. Council delegate Girl Scouts United States of America, 1988-1990, co-leader Brownie troop, 1988-1989-, member area service team, 1989-1990.

    Member advisory board Industrial Commission, 1983-1986. Member Junior Symphony Guild, 1986-1987. Secretary, board directors Mission Viejo Homeowners Association, 1989-1990.

    Volunteer mediator Colorado State Employees Mediation Program, 1992-1999. Member National Rehabilitation Association, National Rehabilitation Administration Association, Colorado Rehabilitation Administration Association (board directors since 1988, president-elect private sector division 1989, president 1990-1991), Zonta (correspondent secretary 1984-1986).



    Hiking, writing, do-it-yourself projects, crafts, volunteer work.


    • Married Maurice Edward Burns Junior, September 8, 1966 (divorced May 1985). 1 child, Megan Alexandra.
    • father: Eugene Alexander Darrow
    • mother: Phyllis Anna (Kedroski) Darrow
    • spouse: Maurice Edward Burns Junior
    • child: Megan Alexandra Burns
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    Born March 28, 1946
    (age 71)