President, Voices for National Service
AnnMaura Connolly is the President of Voices for National Service, a coalition of service organizations that works to advance citizen service policy, and position national service as a viable solution to tackle unmet needs, expand opportunity and leverage social capital. AnnMaura is currently serving as the Campaign Director for Save Service in America. Voices for National Service was founded in 2003 in response to major cuts in federal funding that threatened hundreds of AmeriCorps programs, the coalition has expanded its work to incorporate Learn and Serve America, Senior Corps, and other national service programs, becoming the leading voice for the service community in Washington, DC.
AnnMaura also serves as the Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President of City Year. As CSO, AnnMaura directs City Year’s public policy and public affairs work, manages relationships with national leaders and organizational partners, oversees City Year’s international programs, and collaborates with the CEO on strategic advancement issues. Additionally, AnnMaura is a co-convenor of the ServiceNation campaign. She has over 20 years of experience in the service field, beginning with her service year in the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and including senior management positions at Youth Service America and the Corporation for National and Community Service. She has also acted as an independent consultant to a variety of foundations and nonprofits.
AnnMaura holds a BA in Political Science from the College of the Holy Cross and currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Eli J. Segal Citizen Leadership Program at Brandeis University, the Steering Committee for the Civic Mission of Schools, the Board of Directors for the Be the Change Action Fund, the Leadership Council for ServiceNation, and the Federal Advisory Council of the National Center for Service and Innovative Leadership at The Presidio.