From the Mayor's Corner
Mayor Magda Byrne
Magda Byrne is a Project Manager in Cyber Security at a large Philadelphia tech company. Magda has been with the company for over 10 years starting as an administrative assistant and has been in the role of Project Manager for the past year.
In her role as Project Manager, Magda assists with management of Intake and Release for product improvement requests, assists with Onboarding and Space Planning, and assists with the management of Hardware Assessments.
When not working Magda volunteers often in Lansdowne. She has served 2 terms as an elected member of Borough Council in Lansdowne, serving as Vice President of council for the past two years. Magda was the committee chair for Community Relations. She is also a committee member for the Lansdowne Farmers Market and an active volunteer with several other community groups. In 2017, Magda was the recipient of the Lansdowne Economic Development Corporation Volunteer of the Year Award. In January 2022, Magda was sworn into her first term as Mayor of Lansdowne Borough.
Magda is an only child who grew up in New York City and was raised by a single mother and her grandparents. She attended Manhattanville College for 2 years before transferring to LaGuardia Community College for a year. She has lived in Lansdowne, PA with her husband and 2 cats for 15 years and counting. Her stepdaughter is a graduate of Penn State and currently resides in Herndon, VA. In her free time Magda is a foodie who loves to travel and enjoy time with family and friends.