Team Member: Emily Funke


Emily Funke

Program Assistant

Emily is excited to have joined the BurlingtonGreen team as a Program Assistant for the spring/summer 2023 period. Emily’s contributions to BurlingtonGreen began much earlier, during high school when she was a part of the Burlington Transit Youth Ambassador program which as organized by BurlingtonGreen and Burlington Transit.

Emily continued her passion for the environment by obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science and Sustainable Agriculture at Trent University. Her highlight of her undergrad was spending a semester abroad in Norway climbing glaciers and swimming in the fjords. After graduation she became an Environmental Lab Technician, analyzing water and soil samples.

Emily loves to be outside and engage with the public about her passions, she is excited for a fun summer at Burlington Green! 

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