Mary Ann has lived in the Valley for a total of 26 years. She left in 2014 but was happy to return in 2022 to the place she thinks of as home. Mary Ann has a background in social work and feels strongly about diversity and inclusion. She’s also passionate about climate justice work, as well as protecting the environment and the wildlife it supports, which is why she feels a deep commitment to Kestrel’s mission. She has served on many boards as an active community member and philanthropist, and is currently assisting Kestrel with its Conservation Cemetery project. Mary Ann lives in Williamsburg on 14 acres where she’s creating a sustainable wildlife habitat for birds and bears. She enjoys hiking, bird photography and spending time with her two daughters and many friends.