Steering Committee

The following individuals, representing key organizations and constituencies within the aging network provide guidance and direction to National Resource Center initiatives.

Steering Committee Chair
Carol O’Shaughnessy
Principal Policy Analyst
National Health Policy Forum, George Washington University
Washington, DC

Larry White
Senior Legislative Representative
AARP – GA – Health & Family
Washington, DC

Asociacion Nacional Pro Personas Mayores (ANPPM)
Dr. Carmela G. Lacayo
President and CEO
Pasadena, CA

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
(formerly the American Dietetic Association)

Mary Pat Raimondi, MS RD
Vice President, Strategic Policy and Partnerships
Chicago, IL

National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA)
Scott Allen Peck
Director of Policy
Seattle, WA

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)
Sandy Markwood
Chief Executive Officer
Washington, DC

National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP)
Robert Blancato
Executive Director
Washington, DC

National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD)
Martha Roherty
Executive Director
Washington, DC

National Caucus and Center on Black Aged, Inc. (NCBA)
Karyne Jones
President and CEO
Washington, DC

National Council on Aging (NCOA)
Lura Barber
Policy Analyst and Project Manager
Washington, DC

Services and Advocacy for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Elders (SAGE)
Catherine Thurston, LCSW
Senior Director for Programs
New York, NY

Ex Officio
Meals On Wheels America
Washington, DC