Maureen chairs the Shine – The Porirua Education Initiative. She is a trustee of Social & Civic Policy Institute, Wellington. From July – December 2013, Maureen was International Research Resident at the Kettering Foundation, Dayton, Ohio, USA.
While working for the Royal NZ College of General Practitioners she was responsible for the Quality and Safety portfolio. Maureen also chairs an education summit group and is on the board of the Zonta Club of Mana. She has previously served as a Porirua City Councillor, and chaired Porirua Centre of Excellence in Healthcare and Porirua Healthlinks Project.