Marjorie D. Parker has over 20 years professional experience providing oversight of adult and youth services initiatives, as well as working as an organizational consultant. In her previous positions at the Research Foundation CUNY, NYCDepartment of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), and The Valley, Inc., she managed the successful development and administration of various educational, employment, economic, and community service initiatives. At RFCUNY/HRA, Marjorie held positions as Director of Employment Services with responsibility for agency-wide employment strategies and as Regional Director of Programs with direct oversight of program development and implementation.
In her capacity as an organizational consultant, she has facilitated and implemented program development, management, and evaluation projects, and has created professional staff development training to complement these projects. Marjorie helped organizations to strengthen organizational capacity through infrastructure development and management, and leadership development.
Marjorie has been involved with Boards of statewide and local professional organizations in the Education and Employment fields, providing support and oversight to organizations serving under-served populations. She served as a Board Member for 10 years for the New York Association of Continuing Community Education (NYACCE), where she assumed various leadership positions, and has also served as a Member of the Public Broadcasting System Channel 13 Literacy Advisory Board.
Marjorie holds Leadership Certificates from the Dale Carnegie Leadership Academy and from the NYACCE Leadership Academy. She holds a BA in Political Science from Fordham University, a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from New York University, Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and a Certificate from Columbia University Business School-Senior Leaders Program.