Ward 2, Anne Mavity
Councilmember Anne Mavity has served as Ward 2 Councilmember since 2010. She has worked for decades to create policies, resources and the public will to increase housing opportunities; to support services for those in need; and to align systems, strengthen communities and improve lives.
As director of new projects for Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative, Councilmember Mavity leads a staff team to develop affordable housing, create partnerships with social service agencies, organize congregations to create public will and support, and advocate for greater investment in affordable housing. Prior to working at Beacon, she had a successful consulting business facilitating multi-sector collaborations and community engagement to create policies and programs to respond to urgent community needs.
Her expertise in housing and community development includes work for the Corporation for Supportive Housing, in the U.S. Congress on the Housing and Community Development Subcommittee, and as an executive director for a local neighborhood organization. Her community and civic engagement experience includes working as Chief of Unit on Civil Society for USAID’s Moscow office in the mid-1990s, managing U.S foreign assistance programs.
Councilmember Mavity earned a master of public policy degree with an emphasis in statistics and economic analysis from Georgetown University and a bachelor of arts degree from Lawrence University with a double major in Slavic languages and literature, and government.
Term ends: January 2018