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ASA Officers and Board of Directors

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Karyne Jones

Chair:  Karyne Jones, President & CEO, National Caucus and Center on Black Aging

Bob Blancato

Chair-Elect:  Michael Adams, CEO, SAGE

Bob Blancato

Immediate Past Chair:  Robert (Bob) Blancato, President, Matz, Blancato & Associates

Secretary: Bob Eckardt, Cleveland, Ohio

Treasurer: Lisa Gables, Chief Development Officer, American Academy of Physician Assistants

Jean Clauny Accius, Vice President, Long-Term Services & Supports and Livable Communities Group, AARP Public Policy Institute

Cynthia Banks, Director, Los Angeles County Community and Senior Services

Richard Browdie, President and CEO, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

David Casey, Vice President, Workforce Strategies and Chief Diversity Officer, CVS Health

Paul Downey, President and CEO, Serving Seniors

Brian Duke, System Director, Senior Services, Main Line Health

Joyce Gallagher, Executive Director of Senior Services, City of Chicago Department of Family and Support Services

Maria Henke, Senior Associate Dean, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California

Brooke Hollister, Assistant Adjunct Professor, Institute for Health & Aging, University of California, San Francisco

Karen N. Kolb-Flude, Principal, Age With Ease

Daniel Lai, Chair Professor & Head, Depatment of Applied Social Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Rebecca Morgan, Boston Asset Management Chair in Elder Law, Stetson University School of Law

Scott Peifer, San Francisco, Calif.

Kevin Prindiville, Executive Director, Justice in Aging

Deborah M. Royster, Chief Executive Officer, Seabury Resources for Aging

Philip B. Stafford, Bloomington, IN

John M. Thompson, Transportation Director, Richland County Government Department of Transportation

Joyce L. Walker, Vice President of Community Development, PK Management LLC

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