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Sandra Lopez Burke

Executive Director & Vice President, City Year Boston

Sandra Lopez Burke joined City Year, Inc. in 2001 and was named vice president and executive director of its founding site, City Year Boston, in 2007. A native Texan, she moved to Massachusetts in 1998 and joined Mayor Menino’s millennial celebrations committee as vice president of Boston 2000. Prior to that, she was executive director of the NCAA Men’s Final Four and worked at the San Antonio Sports Foundation, where she managed national sporting events and helped establish Dreams for Youth, a program aimed at introducing San Antonio’s disadvantaged youth to Olympic sports.

Sandra currently serves as a member of The Sportsmen’s Tennis and Enrichment Center’s Board and the RoxMAPP Joint Industry Advisory Board. She is also the mother of four children, two of whom are proud City Year alumnae and one of whom is a U.S. Army veteran.