Maureen Willis
  • Maureen Willis

  • Executive Director

Ms. Willis is responsible for the overall financial health, mission, and vision of English at Large. In addition to strategic planning, she oversees program development, tracks program progress, provides program evaluation, and monitors quality improvement.  

Maureen has more than 20 years of experience in nonprofit administration, communications, marketing, and fundraising. She has led the development offices at several community-based nonprofits, and most recently served as a consultant to a number of charities in Greater Boston. She has worked with great success to improve operations and expand resources for high-impact nonprofits.     

Maureen has a B.A in Executive Management and an M.A. in Nonprofit Management & Philanthropy from Bay Path University.  


Csilla Tambor
  • Csilla Tambor


Ms. Tambor is responsible for the training and professional development of tutors and conversation group leaders. Prior to English At Large, Ms. Tambor was a Senior Teacher/ Executive English instructor at Boston language schools, and taught courses in General, Business, and Academic English.

Csilla has lived and worked in the UK for four years and brings US and international business and training experience with two global companies. She has taught English to adults and children in Hungary, and is proficient in Hungarian. As an active volunteer in school and community organizations, she has contributed to outreach, educational and literacy initiatives, and is delighted to be working with EAL's dedicated staff and volunteers.
Csilla has a B.S. from Boston College, an MBA from HULT International Business School, and is a Cambridge CELTA certified ESL instructor. She currently resides in Lexington, MA.

Leah Mulrenan
  • Leah Mulrenan

  • programs and database manager

In this role, Leah oversees all of the systems that help us manage, track, and support the hundreds of learners and volunteers we engage in our programs each year. She coordinates many aspects of the Tutoring Program, to include the tutor/learner matching process and wait-list management. Leah also works to organize and enhance the quality of our Conversation Groups and manages our Career Access Lab (CAL) program.

Prior to joining EAL, Leah worked as the AmeriCorps Program Manager at Social Capital Inc. (SCI), a nonprofit that works to strengthen communities by connecting diverse individuals and organizations through civic engagement initiatives. In this position she recruited, trained, and supported SCI’s AmeriCorps members.

Leah has a B.S. in Facilities Planning and Management from Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston.

Emily Hoch
  • Emily Hoch

  • programs assistant, Americorps

Emily is serving as EALís Programs Assistant for the 2016 - 2017 year in conjunction with AmeriCorpsí New American Integration Program. She will be working to expand Job Readiness Support services at English At Large.

Emily has a B.A. in Anthropology & Sociology and a minor in International Studies from Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee.†

Born and raised in Massachusetts, Emily enjoys baking, reading, and walking her dog, Darcy.† She also loves to travel and experience new cultures.

Our long-term volunteers

Priya Rajkumar
EAL Event Photographer since 2015
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Negin Ebrahimi
EAL Graphic Designer since 2015
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