Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz’s First State Senate Aging Advisory Council Meeting

Ruben Diaz

September 24, 2009

Back Row, standing from left to right:

Greg Olsen, Deputy Director, New York State Office for the Aging; Laura Cameron, Executive Director, NYS Association of Area Agencies on Aging; Michael Adams, Executive Director, Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders; Christopher Lynn, Esq., Counsel, NYS Senate Committee on Aging ; Senator Reverend Rubén Díaz, Sr., Chairperson, NYS Senate Committee on Aging; Cathy Bern-Smith, MSW, Policy Director, NYS Senate Committee on Aging; Lou-Ellen Barkan, President and CEO, Alzheimer’s Association of NYC;  Beth Finkel, Manger of State Programs and Services, AARP; Barbara Cooper, Institute for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly; Justin Cunningham, Executive Director, Statewide Senior Action Council

Front Row, seated, from left to right

Sulieka Cabrera-Drinane, Founding President and CEO, Institute for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Elderly; Ann Marie Cook, President and CEO, LIFESPAN-Rochester;  Nancy Miller, Executive Director, VISIONS; Mae Carpenter, Commissioner, Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services; Bobbie Sackman, Director of Public Policy, Council of Senior Centers and Services