Officers of the Children’s League of Massachusetts are elected to serve two-year terms which fall in-line with the Massachusetts legislative calendar. Our current leadership term began on January 1, 2017. Officers meet monthly with the Executive Committee to discuss ongoing organization business, public policy updates and other items.
To learn more about CLM’s past leadership, visit CLM History.
Chair, Children’s League of Massachusetts
Executive Director, Youth Villages
Matt Stone is the Executive Director of Youth Villages Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Matt began his career as a direct care staff on a Youth Villages residential education treatment campus in Memphis. He went on to become director of Youth Villages’ intensive group home programs across Tennessee. No stranger to the Commonwealth, Matt spent every summer of his young life visiting family in Massachusetts. In June 2006, he moved here to become the Executive Director of Youth Villages Massachusetts with the mission of bringing the successful Youth Villages model to the Bay State. Matt holds a Master’s degree in social work from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Memphis. In addition to the Children’s League of Massachusetts, Matt is an active member of a number of trade and advocacy organizations. Matt was named in 2011 as one of Boston’s Top 40 under 40 by the Boston Business Journal. Matt is honored and excited to have been selected as the next Vice Chair of the Children’s League of Massachusetts.
Treasurer, Children’s League of Massachusetts
Executive Director, The Key Program
Bill Lyttle has been President of The Key Program since 1977. He holds a B.A. in Psychology from Boston University, and a M.Ed. in Leadership and Educational Administration from Worcester State College.
He has served in numerous public policy leadership positions including President of the Massachusetts Council of Human Service Providers, Chairperson of the Children’s League of Massachusetts, and Chairperson of the Trustees of Worcester State College. Bill is a founding member of Citizens For Juvenile Justice and has received many awards for leadership including the Richard J. Bond Award for Excellence in Human Services.
Clerk, Children’s League of Massachusetts
Executive Director, Child and Family Services