CLM History


The Children’s League of Massachusetts was incorporated in 1996.  Prior to that, the organization was called the MA Child Welfare League of America’s Executive Group.

2015 – present Carla Saccone, President & CEO
Children’s Friend and Family Services
2013-2014 Maria Z. Mossaides, Executive Director
Cambridge Family and Children’s Service
2012-2013 Eric Masi, Executive Director
Wayside Youth & Family Support Network
2010-2012 Tim Callahan, Executive Director
Brandon School & Residential Treatment Center
2008-2010 Sue Todd, President & CEO
Pathways for Children
2006-2008 Marylou Sudders, President & CEO
2004-2006 Steve McCafferty, Executive Director
The Children’s Study Home
2002-2004 Dave Manzo, President & CEO
2000-2002 Susan Wayne, President
Justice Resource Institute
1998-2000 Betsy Loughran, President & CEO
Center for Human Development
1996-1998 William Lyttle, President
The KEY Program
1994-1996 Joe Leavey, Executive Director
Communities for People
1988-1994 John R. Jackson, Executive Director
New Bedford Child & Family Services
1986-1988 Gerald L. Malouin, President
Providence Children’s Center
1984-1986 James L. Bell, Executive Director
Springfield Day Nursery
1982-1984 Clifford W. Falby, Executive Director
New England Home for Little Wanderers
1979-1982 Richard J. Bond, Executive Director
Boston Children’s Service Association
1977-1979 Peter E. Reinhold, Executive Director
North Shore Children’s Friend and Family Society
1975-1977 John E. McManus, Executive Director
Mass. Council of Human Service Providers
1972-1975 Jean B. Gresheimer, Executive Director
Worcester Children’s Friend Society