Maureen “Moe” Freaney was elected to the Dunedin City Commission in November 2016 and has lived in Dunedin since 1984. She currently works as a management consultant. Prior to this she had over 31 years of professional and government experience. She has been an Assistant City Manager for Dunedin, an Assistant County Administrator (overseeing areas such as Countywide EMS, 911 Center, Convention and Businesses Bureau, Economic Development, etc.), Director of Pinellas County Health and Human Services (including Veterans Services) and Director of Pinellas County Animal Services to name just a few of her professional experiences.
Moe is a graduate of Kent State University in Kent, Ohio. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Studies and a Master of Business Administration degree from Kent State. In addition, she holds an Associate in Risk Management designation from the Insurance Institute of America. Moe currently serves on the Dunedin Fine Arts Center Advisory Board, Mease Manor Community Advisory Board, Clothes to Kids Advisory Board and two Community Committees, namely, Morton Plant Mease Community Health Needs Committee and Morton Plant Mease Board Clinical Excellence Committee.
She is also a lifetime member of The Dunedin Friends of the Library. She is a graduate of Leadership Pinellas (2003) and Tampa Bay Partnership’s CEO Direct Program (2009).
During Moe’s time as Commissioner, she has served as Dunedin’s liaison to:
- Toronto Blue Jays (current)
- Dunedin Cares (current)
- Dunedin Historical Museum (2017, 2018, 2019)
- Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council (2017 and 2018), including member of the Tampa Bay Regional Resiliency Coalition Steering Committee (2018)
In addition Moe has formerly served as Board Member and President of the Dunedin Council of Organizations; Board Member and Chair of Mease Manor Retirement Community; longtime Music Leader / Contemporary Group at Our Lady of Lourdes Church; Chair of the Dunedin Police Study Task Force and the Dunedin Centennial Committee.
In her spare time, Moe enjoys fitness, singing and puppetry. Moe is a proud Dunedin resident. She is honored to serve this community as a Commissioner.