Bonita Burks has lived in Maricopa since 2002. Photo by Ian Roberds

Bonita Burks, a long-time Maricopan, is a health insurance agent for Health Markets.

Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reside in: Rancho El Dorado
Maricopan since: 2002
Occupation: Health insurance agent
Family: Husband Jim and five adult children, plus my adorable 18-month-old granddaughter
Cars: Green 2004 Cadillac and 2001 Dodge Ram Truck (The Beast)
Hobbies: Jigsaw puzzles
Dream vacation: Alaskan cruise
Like most about Maricopa: Small-town feel
Like least about Maricopa: 347 traffic


Movie: “The Bodyguard”
Actor: Kevin Costner
Song: “Fly Me to the Moon”
Musician: Frank Sinatra
Teams: Green Bay Packers, Arizona Cardinals and Phoenix Suns
Athlete: Larry Fitzgerald
Food: BBQ ribs
Drink: Lemonade
Meal: Fish fry
Restaurant: Sunrise Cafe
Quote: “All you need is love.” – Paul McCartney
Words to live by: Live, laugh, love
Anything else we should know? I love helping people in my community and throughout Arizona. My passion in life is to help others and it’s my pleasure!