Makese Motley serves as Senior Director of Public Policy for Voices for National Service team. Prior to joining the Voices team, Makese worked at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities where he was Assistant Director of Federal Relations. At AASCU, he worked on the Higher Education Act, Title IV, teacher preparation and veterans issues within higher education.
Makese started his career working on campaigns around the country including the 2004 re-election campaign of Senator Parry Murray, the 2008 election of former Congressman Larry Kissell and in 2010 at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee. In addition, from 2006-2008, Makese worked on the legislative staff for Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania.
Makese is a graduate of Northeastern University and received his Master’s Degree of Policy Management from Georgetown University’s McCourt School of Public Policy.