In January 2022, Laura Marceca was promoted Associate Director of Older Adult Services, after serving for the past six years as Administrative Coordinator of Greenwich House Senior Centers. In her new role, Marceca is overseeing GH’s Older Adult Centers as they undertake a new and innovative approach to services and opening a new center at the Westbeth Artists Community. She continues to serve as the Director of Center on the Square (COS).
Marceca first become COS director when she joined in March 2003, when the facility was then part of the Caring Community. In 2011, when GH took over this and two other senior centers, Marceca remained the director. Under her leadership, COS has experienced tremendous growth in membership, reaching approximately 30,000 people per year, with dynamic and creative programming.
Marceca has worked in social service for more than 25 years. She has been recognized by senior service organizations numerous times. These include the 2020 Creative Aging Leadership Award from Live on NY. In 2020 Marceca was named a Reframer in Aging, a national title given by The Reframing Aging Initiative.
Before joining Greenwich House, Marceca worked for the YMCA of Greater NYC in their youth and family department and for the NYC Parks Department.
Marceca is currently pursuing a higher degree at Empire State College in Social and Public Policy.