Peter M. Macy, Ed.M., J.D.
Peter M. Macy is Executive Director of Guardian Community Trust, Inc. (Community Trust), a non-profit organization that is deeply committed to guardianship reform in Massachusetts. Community Trust supports reform with research grants and sponsorship of educational events in collaboration with the Institute. Community Trust also serves as a trustee for the largest Medicaid-exempt pooled trust program in Massachusetts. Peter is a founding member of the Institute and a frequent contributor to programs sponsored by the Institute. Prior to joining Community Trust in 2014, he worked in private practice as an elder law attorney for two decades, specializing in trust law and guardianship practice. Peter is a graduate of Boston College Law School, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard Divinity School and the University of Puget Sound.
Please call your State Senator and State Representative TODAY! As you know, the Massachusetts State Legislature began its new two-year session three weeks ago. In this session, the Massachusetts Guardianship Policy Institute (the “Institute”) has initiated a bill to establish an Office of Adult Decisional Support Services within the Trial Court: This proposed legislation would…Read More
A Guardianship Policy for the 21st Century by Peter Macy, Ed.M, J.D. The Massachusetts Guardianship Policy Institute (the “Institute”) advocates two important reforms to the guardianship/conservatorship system in Massachusetts: (1) a public guardian for the most isolated and indigent individuals in need; and (2) a state office to oversee the quality, impact, cost‐effectiveness and adequacy…Read More
Annual report (2018-19) of the Massachusetts Guardianship Policy Institute.Read More
Fourth Colloquium: Public Guardianship in an Age of Self-Advocacy SUMMARY REPORT From: Peter M. Macy, Guardian Community Trust, Inc. To: Registrants and Subscribers to the Colloquium Series Date: July 21, 2017 The Institute’s Fourth Colloquium, “Public Guardianship in an Age of Self-Advocacy,” held in Boston on June 23, 2017, lived up to its purpose: it…Read More
Summary Report Third Colloquium: Proposal for a Public Guardianship Program From: Heather L. Connors, Ph.D., Director of Research, Guardian Community Trust, Inc. To: Registrants and Subscribers to the Colloquium Series Date: December 22, 2016 Introduction The Third Colloquium: A Proposed Statute for Public Guardianship, part of the Institute’s Colloquium Series, was held on November…Read More
Summary Report Second Colloquium: Voluntary Public Guardianship Programs From: Peter M. Macy, Exec. Dir., Guardian Community Trust, Inc. To: Registrants and Subscribers to the Colloquium Series Date: June 30, 2016 I. Introduction The Colloquium on Volunteer Guardianship Programs, the second event in the Institute’s Colloquium Series, was held on June 13, 2016, at…Read More
Summary Report Colloquium on Public Guardianship (Held November 10, 2015) From: Peter M. Macy, Exec. Dir., Guardian Community Trust, Inc. To: Attendees and Registrants of Colloquium on Public Guardianship Date: Updated, April 12, 2016 Introduction The Massachusetts Guardianship Policy Institute (the “Institute”) held its first major educational event, the Colloquium on Public Guardianship,…Read More