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Pat Burke is a family man and community activist, born and raised in Western New York. He is a graduate of Buffalo State College with a Bachelors degree in Political Science. Pat served a year of National Service with Americorps, and worked for The United Way of Buffalo and Erie County. Pat has always been committed to transforming our region. At the age of 21 he founded a not-for-profit organization to revitalize a troubled Buffalo neighborhood. Not afraid to get his hands dirty, he bought and renovated a troubled property in the neighborhood, making it an asset. Pat is married, he and his wife Shannon have three children. Legislator Burke will be on the following committees: - Energy & Environment - Economic Development - Community Enrichment - Public Safety