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The group maintains effective internal and external relationships with staff, the Board of Directors, the Public Policy Congress, committees, task forces, and LeadingAge’s state associations.
Katie SloanPresident and CEO
Mia MullenAssistant to the President
Lea Chambers-JohnsonOperations and Programs Administrator
Ethel (Dawson) StewartManager of Governance and Operations
Communications is responsible for overall external communications strategy and execution.
Amanda MarrVice President of Communications
Charlie VisconageDigital Content Manager
Tessa Atkinson-AdamsCommunications Associate
Deborah CloudVice President and Senior Editor
Gene Mitchell Editorial Director, LeadingAge magazine
Conferences and Sales is responsible for development and implementation of all the association’s member events.
Sharon SullivanVice President, Conference Services and Sales
Margaret Wanca-DanielsSenior Director of Corporate Relations and Sales
Danielle GrayManger, Exhibit and Sales Operations
Kathleen BurkeAccount Executive, Advertising and Business Memberships
Linda ZielinskiDirector of Conference Services
Heike SpichalManager, Conference Operations
Essie CharlesManager, Conference Services
The Congressional Affairs and Housing team leads the identification and advancement of public policy strategies.
Niles GodesSenior Vice President, Congressional Affairs and Housing
Marsha GreenfieldVice President of Legislative Affairs
Colleen BloomDirector for Housing Operations
Linda CouchDirector Housing Policy and Priorities
Suman HalthoreCenter for Aging Services (CAST) and Housing Administrator
Marsha Padilla-GoadDirector of Grassroots and Member Engagement
The Corporate Partnership Team plays an integral role in ensuring the continuity of non-dues income for the association.
Bruce RosenthalVice President, Corporate Partnerships
Kathleen MeehanDirector, Corporate Partnerships
Bianca HughesProgram Associate
The Education team delivers educational opportunities that enable aging services providers across the continuum of care to share ideas and learn from one another.
Julieta HolguinVice President, Education
Mary KemperDirector, Education
Anita LittleManager, Continuing Education and Education Operations
Wendy GreenManaging Vice President, Leadership Development
Sharon ParverManger, Education
Kevin BradleyAssociate Director, Education
Kirsten JacobsAssociate Director of Dementia & Wellness Education
Robert LagoydaManager, Education
Meg OgeaEducation Administrator
Emily LubinEducation Associate
Human Resources and Administration Team managing the organization’s human resources and administrative functions and is also responsible for managing all activities related to front-desk operations, safety, security, facilities management, logistics, procurement and tenant relations.
Cheryl JacksonVice President,Human Resources and Administration
Patrick HunterInformation and Services Coordinator
Gary SnowdenManager, Building and Office Operations
Laura DavisAssociate Director, Human Resources
Information Technology leverages information technology to provide staff and external audiences access to quality information and technology tools.
Chris KasmarkVice President, Information Technology
Keith TateTechnical Support Administrator
Susan SoelaimanApplications Developer
Simon KnightSenior Software Engineer
Mohammad AlnajadahSoftware Developer
Diane Pappafotis Director, Customer and Information Services
Shashi ChandraCustomer Information Data Analyst
Casey HayesSalesforce Administrator
The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) is focused on accelerating the development, evaluation and adoption of emerging technologies that will transform the aging experience.
Majd AlwanSenior Vice President, Technology and Executive Director
Scott CodeAssociate Director
Zohra SiratProject Manager
Suman HalthoreCenter for Aging Services Technologies and Housing Administrator
The LeadingAge Center for Applied Research’s mission is to create a bridge among the policy, practice and research communities to advance the development of high quality services.
Robyn StoneSenior Vice President, Research and Executive Director
Adrienne Powell RuffinDeputy Director
Felita KamraExecutive Administrator
Natasha BryantManaging Director and Senior Research Associate
Alisha SandersManaging Director, Housing and Senior Research Associate
Taryn PattersonResearch Policy Associate
Linda HermerManaging Director, Research and Senior Research Scientist
Marketing And Creative Services operates as the internal agency for LeadingAge working with departments to strategically market their products and services to members and beyond.
Alishia ParkhillSenior Vice President of Programs and Membership
Serenity Greenfield Associate Director of Marketing
Roderick Thompson Marketing Associate
Aimee Hall Conference Marketing Specialist
Renee Green Marketing Associate
Cynthia Wokas Associate Director
Glenn Crenshaw Senior Graphic Designer and Project Manager
Nichelle Davis Manager, ValueFirst Business Development
The Operations and New Business Development team works to ensure that the Association has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, governance structure, information technology and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.
Burt Hudson Senior Vice President, Operations and New Business Development
Lea Chambers-Johnson Operations and Programs Administrator
The Programs and Membership Team builds strong, lasting relationships among the national association, our state partners, and individual members; and helps build and maintain critical relationships with like-minded organizations.
Alishia ParkhillSenior Vice President of Programs and Membership
Lea Chambers-JohnsonOperations and Program Administrator
The Public Policy Team works with members, state associations, and the Association’s leader-ship to develop and implement public policy positions for each of LeadingAge’s constituency groups and across the continuum of long-term care providers.
Cheryl PhillipsSenior Vice President, Public Policy and Health Services
Irene MercerAdvocacy Office Administrator
Marquita CrawfordAdvocacy Web and Services Coordinator
Evelyn MunleyDirector, Health Regulations and Policy
Peter NotarstefanoDirector, Home and Community-Based Services
Aaron TrippDirector, Long Term Care Policy and Analytics
Cory KallheimVice President of Legal Affairs and Social Accountability
Jennifer HilliardDirector of Philanthropy and Legal Affairs
Barbara GayVice President of Public Policy Communications
Stephen MaagDirector, Residential Communities
State and Member Relations Team is the key link to State Executive/Leadership Forum collaboration with LeadingAge, and provide a vital communication and member service link among LeadingAge’s national office, its state association affiliates, and its members.
Mary ReillySenior State and Member Relations Vice President
Leslie Knight Vice President, Member Relations
Nancy Hooks Vice President, Member Relations
Melissa AndrewsVice President, Member Relations and Governance
Linda BloxhamVice President, Member Relations
Sherry Shultz Manager, Member Relations and Records
Toni LindsayMember Relations and Records Specialist
Christy KramerDirector, LeadingAge DC
IAHSA is an international network of provider organizations, businesses, researchers, individuals and government officials, with representation in over 30 countries. IAHSA’s mission is to connect and support care and service networks worldwide and to enhance the quality of life for the ageing.
Katie SloanExecutive Director