Mary Valverde is a CommissionerSculpture Seat, for the Public Design Commission of the City of New York. As a commissioner, Valverde contributes at public hearings, committee meetings, and as advisor for the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Percent for Arts Program. 

Additional panel contributions through, BRIC Latinx Abstract, The Fine Arts Federation of New York, The Ford Foundation, US Latinx Arts Future Symposium, Stanford University, and Smack Mellon Gallery among others.  

Mary Valverde is a professor of studio art for the Art & Art History department at Hunter College, CUNY.