Mara was born and raised in New Hampshire. She recently graduated from Saint Michael's College, where she studied English Literature with minors in Spanish and Environmental Studies. Having volunteered and interned with non-profit organizations throughout her college career, Mara is eager to contribute her knowledge and skills to MCCD's meaningful community work. Her experiences include grant-writing, volunteer coordination, and event planning. When Mara is not working, she enjoys hiking, kayaking, crosswords, and cooking.