English At Large Staff

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

Director of Volunteer Engagement

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.

Gretchen Kellogg

Gretchen Kellogg

Programs Assistant, AmeriCorps

Gretchen is serving as EAL’s Programs Assistant for the 2017 – 2018 year in conjunction with AmeriCorps’ New American Integration Program. She will be working to expand Job Readiness Support services at English At Large and provide assistance in the Career Access Lab (CAL) program.

Gretchen spent last year teaching English to children at a public school in Budapest, Hungary. She has taught English to adults and children in Japan and India. While studying for her B.A she spent her time mentoring children in the community and volunteering at local non-profits. She is excited to be a part of the English at Large community.

Gretchen received her B.A in Anthropology and English from Saint Michael’s College in Burlington, Vermont and has a TESOL certificate. She is from West Newbury, Massachusetts. In her spare time Gretchen loves playing with her dogs and knitting scarfs.

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Happening now: our annual Volunteer Appreciation Open House!

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Happening now: our annual Volunteer Appreciation Open House!
Happening now: our annual Volunteer Appreciation Open House!

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Big thanks to our @cummingsdotcom neighbor Affinity L&B for your generous donation of a much-needed file cabinet for our office!

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Your donation of $25 per month supports a full year of Conversation Groups. Your gift builds vocabulary, increases cultural understanding and speaking confidence for an English language learner in your community! https://t.co/AlHaD6RIFD

Your donation of $25 per month supports a full year of Conversation Groups.  Your gift builds vocabulary, increases cultural understanding and speaking confidence for an English language learner in your community! https://t.co/AlHaD6RIFD
Your donation of $25 per month supports a full year of Conversation Groups.  Your gift builds vocabulary, increases cultural understanding and speaking confidence for an English language learner in your community! https://t.co/AlHaD6RIFD
Your donation of $25 per month supports a full year of Conversation Groups.  Your gift builds vocabulary, increases cultural understanding and speaking confidence for an English language learner in your community! https://t.co/AlHaD6RIFD

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Tutor volunteers like Jane not only teach English; they share cultural knowledge and support the achievement of each learner's life goals. Our volunteers donate more than 6,000 hours of service each year, to more than double the impact of your gift! https://t.co/NzCus5seZk

Tutor volunteers like Jane not only teach English; they share cultural knowledge and support the achievement of each learner's life goals.  Our volunteers donate more than 6,000 hours of service each year, to more than double the impact of your gift! https://t.co/NzCus5seZk

Kathy and Babak came to the U.S. from Iran in 2010. "When we came here we didn’t have anything and it was hard” explains Kathy. “We didn’t know English, and it was horrible.” Support their learning today. https://t.co/EXlPleozIn

Kathy and Babak came to the U.S. from Iran in 2010. "When we came here we didn’t have anything and it was hard” explains Kathy. “We didn’t know English, and it was horrible.” Support their learning today.  https://t.co/EXlPleozIn

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We are so thankful to have today to spend with our friends and families! Our offices will reopen Monday, November 27th at 9am.

We are so thankful to have today to spend with our friends and families!  Our offices will reopen Monday, November 27th at 9am.

Happy Thanksgiving to our wonderful English At Large family!

Happy Thanksgiving to our wonderful English At Large family!

We are also thankful for the hundreds of local immigrants who turn to EAL each year to learn English and gain the skills and knowledge they need to begin a new life in the U.S.

We are also thankful for the hundreds of local immigrants who turn to EAL each year to learn English and gain the skills and knowledge they need to begin a new life in the U.S.

We are so thankful for our wonderful volunteers, who give life to our mission!

We are so thankful for our wonderful volunteers, who give life to our mission!

Many EAL programs are delivered at your local library. We are thankful to have them as partners in our work!

Many EAL programs are delivered at your local library.  We are thankful to have them as partners in our work!

EAL has a real culture of gratitude, inspired by our amazing volunteers and our loyal supporters. We are thankful to partner with such talented, committed and caring people who share time, talents and resources to make a positive difference for others.

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EAL has a real culture of gratitude, inspired by our amazing volunteers and our loyal supporters.  We are thankful to partner with such talented, committed and caring people who share time, talents and resources to make a positive difference for others.

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