Maureen F. Curley was appointed to the Commission in 2014 by the governor. She has devoted her career of more than 30 years to work in the nonprofit sector, concentrating in the areas of aging, community service and public policy. Most recently she served as the president of Campus Compact, a national coalition of more than 1,100 college and university member presidents that advances the public purpose of higher education by deepening their ability to engage with the community and to educate students for civic and social responsibility.
Prior to joining Campus Compact, Ms. Curley served in a number of leadership positions including Director of Public Policy for the Community Service Society of New York. As Executive Director of the Massachusetts Service Alliance, she guided the distribution of $12 million in grants to support AmeriCorps, service-learning and mentoring programs. Ms. Curley was also the Chief Relationship Officer for The Bridgespan Group, where she helped to developed Bridgestar, an initiative that connected and supported executive-level managers with career and board opportunities in the nonprofit sector.
Ms. Curley has taught courses on nonprofit and volunteer management at Columbia University, New York University, and University of Massachusetts - Boston. She is a member of the Academy of Women Achievers of the YWCAs of Boston and New York City.
Ms Curley serves on the Board of Governors of Antioch University and on the National Advisory Board for Public Service at Harvard College. She holds a B.A. in political science from Emmanuel College and a Masters in non-profit management from Antioch University New England. She was granted honorary degrees from Hobart and William Smith Colleges and Widener University. She lives in Medford with her husband Ken Stone.