SETRPC Announces New Executive Director
Ms. Burke was born and raised in Southeast Texas and has lived in all three counties (Hardin, Jefferson and Orange) served by the SETRPC. She is a graduate of Lamar University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice and a Masters Degree in Public Administration. In addition, she holds Professional Certifications from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and
the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).
She began working at the SETRPC in 1997 as a Criminal Justice Planner and has since held various positions within the agency, including Director of Criminal Justice Programs, Director of Public Safety Programs, Director of Disaster Recovery Programs, Director of Human Resources and most recently Interim Executive Director. Ms. Burke has extensive experience working with federal, state and local agencies, officials and grant funded programs.