BACKGROUND

A Commitment to Community

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Autumn Sky Burns strives to make a true impact in the lives of community members everyday. 

Since 2005, Burns has been a familiar face in many sectors of the community; involved with Young Life Youth Ministry, Assurance Woman’s Center, Sarpy County Head Start Policy Council, and College of Saint Mary’s Single Parent Success Mentoring Program. Burns is currently a board member for the Papillion-LaVista TeamMates Mentoring Program, Bellevue Housing Authority Foundation; Nebraska Foster Care Review Organization, and past chair of Nebraska Tobacco Disparities Partnership.


Before receiving her BEHS in 2008 from University of Nebraska-Omaha she was President of the Family Science Organization and the UNO Child Care Center’s Parent Teacher Organization. Burns was the Student Government Senator for the College of Education and Human Sciences. She received a graduate certificate in Youth Program Management & Evaluation from Great Plains IDEA/UNL in 2010 and a MS from University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2011.


Currently Burns works full-time in public health as the Sarpy County Coordinator for a Community Health Coalition, T.E.A.M., at CHI Health Midlands Hospital in Papillion. She is also the founder of a women's empowerment network. She lives in the Tara Heights neighborhood with her two sons.