MARY BUSCHE’S BIO
1953 Graduated from U.S.C., with a B.S. in Psychology and a General Elementary and Kindergarten Primary Teaching Credentials
1953 - 1959 Taught -third grade in Manhattan Beach City Schools, California
1960-1965 Helped organize and start Northridge Park Cooperative Nursery School, Inc. Held various offices as well as Corporation President during six years of participation.
1967-1973 Employed at Progress Industries, Inc. as Office Manager and Security Officer (Held a U.S. Secret Clearance).
1974 -1980 Substitute taught Kindergarten through eight grade in various school districts in Orange County.
1971-1985 Half owner and Corporate secretary for Progress Industries, Inc. an engineering firm that designed and manufactured computer controlled training devices for the U.S. Military.
1972-Present Member of Orange County Philharmonic Society. President of Islander chapter 1989-1990 and President of Admiralty chapter 2018 to Present both in Huntington Harbour bringing fine music to Orange county schools and theaters.
1985-Present Member of La Casa and La Familia (support groups of Orangewood Children and Family Center.
I speak easily with people of all levels: professional, executive, office staff, technical staff, volunteer and social groups.
I was happily married for 36 years until my husband passed away. I have three wonderful children, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren with whom I am lucky to be very close to and active with.