Mary graduated from UW Whitewater with a degree in Physical Education and a minor in Recreation administration. She has worked in the recreation field for twenty years, nine of which have been for the Waukesha Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department as a Recreation Supervisor. She establishes, evaluates and operates a variety of programs including: adult enrichment, fitness, preschool, home school, aquatics, special events, senior enrichment, senior fitness, teen and youth program and assists in managing Horeb Pool, Buchner Pool and the Schuetze Recreation Center. She works hard to be responsive to the communities needs and is committed to providing high quality programs and services. She believes that the Parks, Recreation and Forestry department is a focal point of the community in bringing the community together through parks, programs and places.