We look forward to a presentation by Marsha Ramos, former Mayor and City Council Member of the city of Burbank. She will be talking about her personal, professional and spiritual experiences including her involvement with her business Geosystems, Metropolitan Water District, and American Lung Association and the love of her community and involvement with great organizations such as Rotary Club.
Marsha Ramos has a lifelong interest in natural resource management and has integrated it into her business, volunteer and public service roles.
Ramos is small business owner, Geosystems, Inc. an environmental, geotechnical and land consulting firm in Glendale. Geosystems is a long established firm that provides services to both public and private sector clients to assist them in achieving successful real estate and development projects.
In 2001 Ramos was elected to serve as a member of the Burbank City Council and served through 2009, including 2 years as mayor. Her focus on the City Council was “Building a Healthy and Sustainable Community”.
After retiring from the elected office, she has continued in the spirit of community and public service. In 2013, Ramos chaired and managed the successful campaign for Measure S, a $110 million general obligation bond for the Burbank Unified School District, which served, in part, to fund water conservation projects and energy efficiency improvements. For a decade she has served at the National, State and regional levels of the American Lung Association, and is the board chair of the American Lung Association – Los Angeles. In this volunteer role she advocates for clean air initiatives and lung health and lung cancer research.
Marsha is a member of the Board of Directors for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California Board of Directors. The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is a regional water wholesaler to 19 million people in Southern California. The mission of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California is to provide its service area with adequate and reliable supplies of high-quality water to meet present and future needs in an environmentally and economically responsible way.
She has been married to Dave for 37 years, and proud that both her adult sons have chosen careers in public service.