City Council - Pat Burns

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Pat Burns, Mayor Pro Tem

Mayor Pro Tem Pat Burns is the fourth of five boys, born to a Father from New York and a Mother from a village in France. Raised in Long Beach, he had a great upbringing. At 20 years old, he became a Police Officer where he served in various roles, including Patrol, Helicopter Pilot/Observer, Narcotic Investigator, Patrol Sergeant and Lieutenant. He retired as the Port Boat Unit Lieutenant.
A Huntington Beach resident for nearly 30 years, Council Member Burns and his wife of 34 years have raised two awesome daughters in Huntington Beach and are blessed to have a great circle of friends and family within the City. An enthusiast of education and life-enriching experiences, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration/Accounting, a Minor in French, and a Master in Public Administration. He is fortunate to have traveled often and attended school twice in France.
Mayor Pro Tem Burns is a big believer in volunteerism and the need to place community service before self-service. He has served on many commissions and boards, including St. Bonaventure School Board and Finance Committee, Huntington Beach Citizen Participation Advisory Board, Long Beach City Employees Federal Credit Union Supervisory Committee and Board of Directors, and the Huntington Beach Community Services Commission. In his role as Mayor Pro Tem, he prays that his service will be beneficial and rewarding to the residents and businesses of Huntington Beach.

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