Area VIII Vice President, Mary J. Heck
Mary J. Heck is originally from Clarksburg, PA. She received a BA degree in chemistry from Berea College in Kentucky. Later after training to be a computer programmer, she worked in the private sector until April 1988 when her government career started with the Department of Navy, Navy Regional Data Automation Center/Command (NARDAC) at the Navy Yard, DC. She transferred to the Marine Corps Computer Data Processing Activity in Quantico, and then on to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) at Washington DC in applications software and then as data exchange coordinator, communicating with other agency technical staff for secure transfers of electronic data. She retired in April 2008 with twenty years of service.
She has been Secretary of Chapter 90 in Fredericksburg and Alzheimer’s chair.
Virginia Area VIII Chapters
Area VIII is made up of five chapters in the Central Virginia area with nearly 500 chapter members, but over 1100 total of chapter and National Only members. The area stretches from Colonial Beach along the Atlantic coast to the Fauquier chapter in the West. The Caroline County chapter is to the South and the Fredericksburg, and Falls Run chapters are in the center of the area.
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