2017 leadership san jose: Maureen Reyes Damrel

Maureen Reyes Damrel

Name: Maureen Reyes Damrel 

Company: Downtown Streets Team

Maureen has focused her career on uplifting and empowering the underserved populations in her community.  

She has over 10 years of experience working for non-profit organizations, spending much of her time working to supplement the public school system, connect families to supportive services and helping men and women on their path out of homelessness.

Joining Downtown Streets Team in 2013, Maureen began as a case manager in San Jose and soon landed in her current position as Director of Programs for Santa Clara County.

Maureen is passionate about strengthening communities and sees it’s necessity for tackling social issues. She strongly believes building community partnerships is the key to developing innovative solutions to address today’s most pressing local needs.

This belief, and the opportunity to act on it through Downtown Streets Team, has brought joy and encouragement to her life.

Maureen holds a Bachelors of the Arts degree in Anthropology from San Jose State University and serves as a volunteer with the Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall Garden Project.

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