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also known as Alex Burns

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

Background

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.

Career

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 Superior vena cava syndrome, Denver, 1973-1977;rehabilitation supervisor, Colorado Division Rehabilitation, Denver, 1978-1981;program supervisor rehabilitation insurance services for employment, Colorado Division Rehabilitation, Denver, 1981-1991;program administrator, Americans With Disabilities Act, Denver, 1991-1994;supervisor marketing and resource acquisition, Colorado Division Rehabilitation, Denver, 1994-1995;training administrator, Colorado Division Rehabilitation, Denver, 1995-1998;administrator personnel development, Colorado Division Rehabilitation, Denver, since 1998. Affiliate faculty rehabilitation counseling program U. Northern Colorado, since 1998.

Membership

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

Member of 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, since 1992. 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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

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

Connections

Married Maurice Edward Burns Junior, September 8, 1966 (divorced May 1985). 1 child, Megan Alexandra.