Brian Corr

Corr.pngBrian Corr has served as Executive Secretary of the Police Review & Advisory Board for the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts since September 2010. He began working for the municipal government in April 2008 as executive director of the city's Peace Commission. Before joining the city, Mr. Corr worked as the first statewide field organizer for the ACLU of Massachusetts, where he organized "civil liberties task forces" across the state, including one focused on police abuse and civilian oversight of in the City of Lawrence, Mass. Mr. Corr currently serves on the board of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute, a Boston-area nonprofit that assists and empowers both families who have lost children to homicide and families whose children have taken a life — while doing education and advocacy work to raise awareness of the causes and consequences of violence on the individual, the family, and the community. Mr. Corr served on the national board of directors and the executive committee of the American Friends Service Committee from 2007 to 2010. He also served as co-chair of the national board of directors of Peace Action from 2003 through 2007. In his work as a board member, Mr. Corr has focused on personnel, fiscal, and fundraising issues and work – and to developing systems and procedures for carrying out these organizations’ missions and work. He has developed, led, and implemented long-range strategic planning initiatives at a variety of organizations. Mr. Corr graduated from the University of Michigan in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in Russian literature and language.