Maureen has been the President & CEO of CCRW since 2012. CCRW is the only national organization with the sole vision of equitable and meaningful employment for people with disabilities, in operation since 1976. Maureen provides insight to meaningful employment for people with disabilities and employer engagement through CCRW best practices and proven results.

Maureen has been active in the cross-disability sector, including involvement with Civil Society on the UN Convention of Rights for Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) as the lead for Article 27; leadership with the Disability and Work in Canada initiatives; co-development and leadership of the pan-Canadian Strategy on Disability and Work; and as a Board member on both Accessibility Standards Canada and the Canadian Association of Supported Employment (CASE). Maureen was appointed the Minister’s Disability Advisory Group (MDAG) at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Maureen’s awards include the inaugural Hummingbird Award from DAWN Canada.

Maureen started her career in the Deaf community and is fluent in American Sign Language (ASL). She lives in Thornhill with her husband and two sons.