We are pleased to announce that Maura Sullivan has been appointed the Deputy Executive Director of The Arc of Massachusetts effective February 1. In this role, Maura will expand her work at The Arc to include program oversight. She has served as the Senior Director of Government Affairs and Health Policy.
Maura joined The Arc in 2011 as a teaching consultant in Operation House Call. In 2014, she assumed the position of Director of Government Affairs, eventually taking the leadership reins of Operation House Call, now offered at six medical or graduate nursing schools. In 2019, she assumed the position Senior Director of Government Affairs and Health Policy.
Maura’s workforce outreach has increased stakeholders advocacy. She has led our advocacy efforts on recently passed legislation such as Nicky’s Law, Police Training in Autism, and Operation House Call.
Maura has a master’s degree in public administration from Suffolk University, along with certificates in “Leadership Education in Neuro-developmental Disabilities” from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and Healthcare Management from Northeastern University. Maura is also a parent of two young adults with autism. Maura’s proven track record of achievements will serve The Arc well.