Lynn Burnham appointed to vacant EVIT Governing Board seat
Posted on 01/09/2020
Lynn Burnham

Lynn Burnham of Mesa was sworn in by Maricopa County School Superintendent Steve Watson on Jan. 8 to serve as the District 4 member on the EVIT Governing Board.  Mr. Burnham fills the vacancy that was created when Carolyn Crandell resigned last fall.

A lifelong resident of Mesa, Mr. Burnham served on the Mesa Public Schools Governing Board from 2005 to 2008. He has also served as PTO president of Emerson Elementary School, chairman of the Westwood Parent Group, on the steering committee of the Mesa Grande Alliance, and as a local leader in the Boy Scouts of America.

Mr. Burnham is president of Copperstate Concrete, Inc., and holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Arizona State University. His youngest daughter completed the EVIT Cosmetology program and earned her state cosmetology license.

Mr. Burnham will serve as the District 4 member through the end of this year. The District 4 seat is one of four seats on the nine-member EVIT Governing Board that will be up for election later this year.

EVIT is currently going through a redistricting process as a result of the addition of the Cave Creek Unified School District to the EVIT Career Technical Education District this year. To learn more, visit the Redistricting Process webpage.

EVIT does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or sexual orientation in its programs or activities. CTE program offerings include: Arts, Audio/Video Technology & Communications; Auto & Transportation Services; Construction Technologies; Culinary Arts & Hospitality; Education; Engineering; Health Sciences; Human Services; Information Technology; Manufacturing Trades; and Public Safety. For a full listing of programs, go to The lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in EVIT CTE programs. The following employees have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Title IX/Title VII/EEOC Coordinator, EVIT Superintendent, 1601 W. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85201 or call (480) 461-4000, or by email at; Section 504/ADA Coordinator, Tony Niccum, STEPS, 1601 W. Main St., Mesa, AZ 85201, or call (480) 461-4154 or by email

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