Maggie Burgos, AmeriCorps VISTA

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Maggie Burgos began working with the TREE team the Fall of 2017 through Lyn Mikel Brown's New Civics and Youth-Fueled Activism course at Colby College, which led her to an internship in Milbridge for her January Term at the beginning of 2018. After graduating from Colby College in the Spring of 2018 Maggie joined TREE as an AmeriCorps VISTA service member and is now working full time to support the needs of the communities TREE serves. 

Originally from Arlington, Virginia, Maggie moved to Maine five years ago and has made the "Pine Tree State" her new home. Maggie has always been passionate about working with youth and in the past has been worked with Hardy Girls Healthy Women, led youth wilderness trips, and taught outdoor skills and environmental appreciation to children ages 8 through 15.