Sustainable Microenterprise and Development Program Coordinator
William (Bill) Maddocks is the coordinator of the Sustainable Microenterprise and Development Program at the University of New Hampshire’s Carsey Institute. Bill holds a master's degree in community economic development from New Hampshire College and a bachelor's degree from Southeastern Massachusetts University. For seven years, he was the director of the Microenterprise and Development Institute at the School of Community Economic Development at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) and operated training workshops in New Hampshire, Ghana, Tanzania, and South Africa. He also taught organizational management and microenterprise development at SNHU.
Bill is the past executive director and cofounder of the Community Economic Development Center of Southeastern Massachusetts; affiliate coordinator for Working Capital peer microlending program; and director of development and energy conservation for People Acting in Community Endeavors in New Bedford, Massachusetts. Bill has been an activist in peace, civil rights, environmental justice, anti-war, and labor movement struggles for more than 30 years and has served in a number of capacities, including as a board member on human service, social justice, economic development, grassroots, philanthropic, and public health–related organizations. He is a trainer and facilitator who has worked for diverse clients, including the towns of Hooksett, New Hampshire, and Peacedale, Rhode Island; Northern Essex Community College Community Institute for Business Education in Massachusetts; the National Community Development Credit Union Federation; the Indiana Community Action Association; and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Refugee Resettlement.
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