Mary was elected Monterey County Treasurer-Tax Collector in November 2010. She has served Monterey County since 1987 in positions of increasing responsibility including 12 years as Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector. Mary also serves Monterey County as Vice President for the Monterey County Public Improvement Corporation, and as a member of the Monterey County Deferred Compensation Committee, and Budget Committee. Mary belongs to numerous professional organizations, including the California Association of County Treasurers and Tax Collectors where she serves on the Executive Board as 1st Vice President; National Association of County Collectors, Treasurers and Finance Officers; Association of Governmental Accountants; Government Finance Officers Association; Government Investment Officers Association; and the International Council of Airshows. Mary holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Golden Gate University.