Director, Resources and Metrics
Martha manages YWCA USA’s Online Resource Library, with its 500 guides and presentations designed to inform and enhance YWCA leadership and management. For planning and grant initiatives, she maintains profiles of YWCA programs, evidence-based results, and demographics, and manages the annual services satisfaction survey process.
Martha joined YWCA USA in 2013 after 10 years as an administrative consultant for the YWCA New England Council, National Association of YWCA Executives, and YWCA Metro Association, and 4 years providing communications services for the national YWCA Steps to Absolute Change initiative. Her career empowering women and girls and advancing racial justice started in 1975 as Maine’s Girls Club director. In 1981 she was appointed as YWCA Central Maine’s executive director where her leadership resulted in the doubling of assets and the fourfold growth of program offerings and participation.
Martha has served as a board member and officer of several organizations, most notably as president of the Maine Association of Nonprofits and of the Maine Women’s Fund. She has a B.A. degree from Carroll College and significant masters level work, including Harvard Business School’s selective admission executive course, “Strategic Perspectives for Non-Profits.”