Maureen Sarver is a Senior Associate in the Workforce and Human Services Division at SPR and partners with government and foundations to explore interventions related to homelessness, eviction, displacement, and food insecurity. She is passionate about strengthening the social safety net by advancing racial equity within housing and workforce systems as well as improving collaboration between them.
Prior to joining SPR, Maureen conducted technical assistance, training, and policy research for HUD Continuums of Care within the Bay Area and throughout the U.S. In this role, she led community needs assessments and honed her skills in conducting interviews and focus groups with program participants, service providers, and subject matter experts. She started her career working with multifamily property owners to improve the quality of affordable housing.
Maureen served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Agdz, Morocco and as a Shriver Peaceworker Fellow working at Baltimore Homeless Services and The Choice Program. She earned an M.P.P. from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and a B.A. in Sociology from Baldwin Wallace University. In her spare time, she enjoys singing and hiking in the East Bay hills with friends.