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Maryellen Burke

manufacturing engineer

Maryellen Burke, American manufacturing engineer. Recipient Outstanding Leadership and Achievement award, Los Angeles Young Women’s Christian Association, 1983. Volunteer Childrens Museum, Los Angeles, 1981, Recording Blind, Los Angeles, 1982; Member of National Association of Female Executives (network director since 1982), Tufts University Alumni Admissions Council, Society Women Engineers (co-chairman 1983-1984), American Chemical Society.

Background

Burke, Maryellen was born on February 28, 1958 in Orange, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of Raymond Michael and Gloria Anne (Grube) Burke.

Education

Student in Archeological Sciences, University Bradford, West Yorkshire, England, 1979. Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Classics, Tufts University, 1980.

Career

Researcher, organic chemistry Celanese Research Company, Summit, New Jersey, 1978—1979. Researcher, chemical engineering Celanese Plastics Company, 1980. Member technical staff, laser system support engineer Hughes Aircraft Company, El Segundo, California, since 1980.

Consultant computer manufacturing Euclid Computer Company, Torrance, 1983. Vice president intergroup womans forum Hughes Aircraft Company, 1983—1984. President Ryell Enterprises, Marketing Firm, Manhatten Beach, since 1983.

Membership

Volunteer Childrens Museum, Los Angeles, 1981, Recording Blind, Los Angeles, 1982. Member of National Association of Female Executives (network director since 1982), Tufts University Alumni Admissions Council, Society Women Engineers (co-chairman 1983-1984), American Chemical Society.