Maureen Cunningham joined the Bethlehem Town Board in 2018. She previously served on the town’s Conservation Easement Review Board, Local Waterfront Revitalization Advisory Group, Open Space Working Group, and Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee. A native of Upstate New York and a town resident since 2008, Maureen lives with her husband, Paul, and two sons in Delmar. She currently serves as the Executive Director of the Hudson River Watershed Alliance, a nonprofit organization working to ensure clean and abundant water supplies by empowering community groups and local municipalities throughout the region. Prior to this work in the Hudson Valley, Maureen had an extensive international background working on biodiversity conservation, ecotourism and community development issues, and speaks Spanish and French. Maureen served on the Friends of Five Rivers Board of Directors and has led several PTA initiatives at Hamagrael Elementary School, including launching their popular Walk to School and Bike to School events. A graduate of Yale University and The American University, Maureen earned her master’s degree in Environmental Management and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies.