A Maryland native, Greg Burks brings 3 years of experience to Friendship Place. While in high school, Greg was a spokesman for the Maryland-based National Mentoring Partnership. He has served as an inclusion companion since 2008 for emotionally and physically disabled youth and adults with the Howard County (MD) Parks and Recreation department. In 2008-2009, Greg managed a caseload of clients with drug and alcohol dependency and mental health issues for a non-profit in Baltimore. Before joining the Neighbors First team at Friendship Place, Greg worked for more than a year as a special education teacher at an elementary school in Columbia, MD.
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