Rev. Marie Alford-Harkey is the President and CEO of the Religious Institute. An educator with twenty years of classroom experience, she holds a Master’s in Divinity from the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Marie has preached and spoken on faith and sexuality issues in diverse contexts, including seminaries and rabbinical schools, the Wild Goose Festival, Creating Change, the Sex Ed Conference, the General Convention of the Episcopal Church, and from Episcopal, UCC, and Unitarian Universalist pulpits.
Marie holds a Master’s degree in French literature and taught French and Spanish in public secondary schools for the first twenty years of her career. She served as Deputy Director of the Religious Institute for five years prior to this position.