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Malory Otteson Shaughnessy, MPPM

Malory Otteson Shaughnessy, MPPM, Executive Director at the Alliance for Addiction and Mental Health Services, Maine & Maine Behavioral Health Foundation  

Executive Director at the Alliance for Addiction and Mental Health Services, Maine & Maine Behavioral Health Foundation

Malory Otteson Shaughnessy has over 25 years of advocacy and public policy experience. Shaughnessy served as a Cumberland County Commissioner and was a founding member of the Cumberland Public Health District. She is currently the Executive Director of the newly merged Alliance for Addiction and Mental Health Services, Maine.  Representing over 30 provider organizations, the merger created the largest member organization focused on creating and sustaining a comprehensive and coordinated approach to meeting the needs of individuals and families burdened by the challenge of living with substance use disorders and/or mental health diagnoses.  Shaughnessy received her Master’s in Public Policy with a concentration in Health Policy from the Muskie School of Public Service, and her BA in political science and economics from the University of Missouri. She has four grown sons and resides with her husband in Westbrook.