MAUREEN FARRELL

DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Maureen has been with GVF since 2008 and currently serves as Deputy Executive Director. Maureen is responsible for, but not limited to, overseeing GVF's staff, business development strategies and coordination of programs, projects, policy, marketing, and events. Maureen assists with the overall business strategy and fiscal oversight for GVF and its foundation, Communities in Motion, where she serves as the Chief Operating Officer. Maureen also serves as Vice President of GVF’s mobility think tank, The 82 Alliance. Through Maureen’s strategic approach to business development and strengthening private-public relationships, GVF continues to see growth each year.

As a TDM expert, Maureen has managed contracts and projects regionally and nationally to enhance mobility. Maureen recently managed a project with Lower Merion Township, where they adopted a TDM Policy, which is the first-ever for this region. Maureen developed and presented the TDM Policy to the Township’s board of commissioners and it was approved unanimously.

 

Maureen has been recognized nationally for her TDM expertise and leadership. With most recently receiving the region’s first Excellence in Infrastructure Award from the Tri-County Area Chamber of Commerce. Maureen has also received the TDM Leadership Award, Emerging Leader in TDM, and 40 under 40 recipient all from ACT.

 

Continuing Maureen’s national involvement, she currently is serving on the ACT National Board of Directors. Maureen also serves as the Chair of ACT National’s Membership Committee. The Committee is charged with recruitment and retention of ACT’s over 1,000 membership, ensuring sustained growth in all sectors of TDM industry. Maureen previously served as ACT National’s TMA Council Chair for 5 years.  Under her leadership, there was more participation in meetings, as well as record attendance at relevant ACT events and TMAs joining ACT National. Maureen also helped to facilitate the production of the first-ever TMA white paper. Maureen also serves on the Main Line Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee.

 

Maureen has also spoke as a TDM expert and/or been involved in the planning and development of national conferences:

  • Chair of ACT International Conference in Anaheim, CA – record attendance and sold out event

  • Chair for ACT Internationals Inaugural TDM Forum in Boston, MA – record attendance and sold out event

  • Chair of Communication Committee for ACT’s International Conference

  • Facilitated and spoke on a panel at ACT International TDM Forum: Women in TDM

  • Facilitated and spoke on a panel at ACT International Conference: Rapid Fire Panel session focused on innovative programs TMAs throughout the country are implementing

  • Spoke at ACT International’s Public Policy Summit: Focus on Advocacy and showcased GVF's success by providing tools and strategies other TMAs can use to have similar success with advocating for themselves in their region

  • Feature presenter at the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) Northeast Regional Conference: Focused on business growth through effective communication strategies and leveraging partnerships.

 

Prior to GVF, Maureen was a Constituent Service Representative to former state Senator Connie Williams. Maureen received a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Scranton. Upon graduating, Maureen went onto pursue and obtain a Master's degree in Public Administration from Marywood University. Maureen, originally from Scranton, PA, loves spending time with her family, coaching her children in sports, running, being outside, good food and loves to be challenged.

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