Senior Policy Analyst for Workforce & Education
Maria is a Senior Policy Analyst with the Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future. Maria Millard Povec was born and raised in Orono. She has more than a decade of public policy experience. She most recently served as the Policy and Programs Director at the American Alpine Club, a climbing and conservation non-profit based in Colorado. She earned her Master's in Policy and Leadership from Stanford University. She has worked for the Maine Legislature, Educate Maine, and the Education Commission of the States in Denver where she advised legislators, governors, and state agency leaders on education policy.