Instructor of Public Administration
Director, Moakley Center for Public Management

Phone: 617-573-8024
Fax: 617-227-4618
Office: Sargent Hall, Rm. 5602

Areas of Expertise

  • Human services management
  • HIV/AIDS services
  • Public policy analysis
  • Nonprofit strategic analysis and planning
  • Client and community relations

Professional Experience

Matava is the former commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Social Services. She has also served more than a decade in the public sector as commissioner of the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind.


MPA, Suffolk University
BA, University of Connecticut

Intellectual Contributions

Sandy Matava's Intellectual Contributions (pdf)