Jeanne M. Morrison, Member, Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission

Jeanne M. Morrison, Member, Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission

Jeanne M. Morrison M.Ed. Education and Counseling Retired from Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority as the Assistant General Manager of Diversity and Civil Rights. Jeanne has over 35 yrs of managerial experience, working in non-profit and state agencies in the health care, human services, and transportation industries. She has held senior management positions for some of the largest employers in MA, advising Human Resource Directors, CEOs, and Board Directors on organizational change and employee relations. She has also held Director positions for Behavioral Health, Rehabilitation, and Corporate Diversity programs. Jeanne has designed and successfully implemented state and federal title VI and title VII compliance programs and Diversity and Civil Rights initiatives, which have won state and national recognition. Her expertise is in program start-up, organizational development, cultural competence, diversity and civil rights management, and workforce training. Most notably, Jeanne professionalized the MBTA’s Office of Diversity and Civil Rights and gained the credibility and respect to work collaboratively with the MBTA leadership, 32 Union executives, US Dept. of Transportation (FTA), and MA Executive Office of Transportation (EOT) to lead the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority into 1st-time compliance with the FTA programs and the Civil Rights/EEO Complaint Agreement with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office. She also assisted a former employer to qualify as an American Psychological Association accredited clinical culturally competent doctorate internship placement. Currently, Jeanne is civically engaged and serves on several local, state boards and steering committees committed to social and racial justice. She is co-Vice President of Programs for the League of Women Voters Cape Cod, a board member for the Massachusetts Women of Color Coalition (MAWOCC), the Cape Cod branch of the NAACP and the Barnstable County Human Rights Advisory Commission, President of Amplify-POC Cape Cod and a member of WYBoston Parity on Board, Barnstable No Place For Hate and the Nauset Interfaith’s MLK Group steering committees. She offers career counseling and mentoring to youth and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) consultation.