Lieutenant, U.S. Navy, calls Wasilla, Alaska,
home. A former intern at NASA's Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley,
California, Burnham serves in the U.S. Navy Reserves. She earned a bachelor's
degree in chemical engineering from the University of California, San Diego,
and a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Southern
California in Los Angeles. Burnham is an experienced leader in the energy
industry, managing onsite drilling projects throughout North America, including
in Alaska, Canada, and Texas.