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Carol has more than 20 years of “hands-on” video production experience. She has produced numerous educational, training and marketing programs for a diverse client base that includes Fortune 500 companies, as well as non-profit and educational organizations. Her communications consulting work includes integrating video with web, print and other media. Carol is also an adjunct professor in the Electronic Media & Film Department at Towson University.

She has a Masters in Communications from Georgia State University, and a Bachelor of Science in Speech Education/Theatre from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

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Greg is an organizational development and community building consultant with Khepera Consulting. He works with a range of groups from small non-profits and foundations to public agencies, particularly school districts. Greg served two four-year terms as a member of the Oakland Unified School District Board of Education beginning in January 2000. He served as Chair of the Workforce Investment Board, City of Oakland, and was a member for nine years. He is a member of the California bar, having worked as a trial lawyer since his graduation from Golden Gate University School of Law. He currently serves as a board member of several organizations including the Rockwood Leadership Institute, the National Equity Project and the Restoration Association for the Historic 16th & Wood Train Station in Oakland, California.



Krystle has been working in the nonprofit sector for over 10 years, starting as a volunteer in direct service, before moving into work promoting social change. Her hands-on experience working with marginalized youth set the stage for her interest in researching more systemic causes of inequality and injustice. Krys also uses her marketing talents and enthusiasm for social networking to promote justice and equity. Krys holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from the University Of Maryland Baltimore County, with a minor in Anthropology.

Janice worked with the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) for ten years, as legislative director, executive director and director of the Center for Aging Policy.   Before n4a, she worked on Capitol Hill for both the Senate and House Special Committees on Aging, directed the Oregon Association of Area Agencies on Aging, coordinated an Administration on Aging-funded elder abuse prevention project in Pennsylvania and started her career in aging as a senior nutrition project director in California.  She received her MSW from the University of Washington in Seattle, with an emphasis in gerontology and community organization. 


Patricia is a program evaluator and writer whose research portfolio includes criminal justice, health, and education programs.  She conducts workshops on program evaluation, data collection methods, instrumentation, and logic models and creates written products for nonprofits that capture and share lessons, translate ideas into action, and promote promising policy and practice.  Ms. Kelly received her undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College, and a Master's degree in Public Policy from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

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Jane, as a consultant, researcher, writer, and editor for national organizations such as N4a and Partners for Livable Communities, has significant experience in aging issues and their impact on community planning. While at AARP, Jane managed programs in consumer protection and helped to coordinate the development of the strategic direction for AARP's work in support of livable communities. She has chaired the Alexandria, VA, Commission on Aging and served as a member of the Human Services Transportation Task Force of the Metropolitan Washington Transportation Policy Board. She chaired the National Consumers League for four years and is currently the secretary of At Home in Alexandria, the membership organization in the city that enables older residents to age in place.



Keith is currently a Consultant to JustPartners, Inc. and a Senior Fellow at the Aspen Institute Roundtable on Community Change, where he has been Co-Director and a leading contributor to its work on structural racism.  His publications include Structural Racism and Community Building; Constructing a Racial Equity Theory of Change: A Practical Guide for Designing Strategies to Close Chronic Racial Outcome Gaps, and an edited volume Race, Crime and Punishment: Breaking the Connection in America.  Keith also worked in management at the New York City Housing Authority, and has been a school teacher in New York City and the Caribbean.  He holds a M.U.P in Urban Planning from Hunter College, and a Ph.D. in International Politics from the City University of New York Graduate Center. 



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Richard is Emeritus Professor of Internal Medicine and Family Practice and former head of the Section of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Virginia Health Sciences Center in Charlottesville. Dr. Lindsay served as President of the American Geriatric Society and then as Chairman of its Board of Directors, later serving as a member of the Governor’s Advisory Board on Aging under 5 different Governors and was its Chairman under Governor Allen. He is the recipient of many academic and educational awards, including, in 2010 he received the Richmond Senior Connection’s Eva Teig Hardy Service Award recognizing and celebrating his lifetime achievement in helping seniors improve their health and well-being. He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Jefferson Area Board for Aging. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Senior Navigator Program. He also serves on the Board of the Older Dominion Partnership. Since retiring, he continues to teach medical students, serves on the Medical School’s Admissions Committee, continues to conduct postgraduate educational programs and serves on boards of organizations doing work relating to the field of aging.

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Fran’s 35-year career with Arlington, VA’s Housing Division includes numerous awards for the quality, readability and effectiveness of public documents. She served as Coordinator of Housing Planning (1991 – 2008) and earlier directed the County’s Tenant-Landlord Program. She participated in the development of Arlington County’s Elder Readiness Plan and Alexandria’s Strategic Plan on Aging. She has experience developing programs, databases and websites related to housing and community development. She holds an M.A. in Philosophy from Georgetown University. She is now a consultant.

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Douglas has been producing films and videos and new media content for over 22 years. In 1990, Douglas began DBM Communications, Inc., a highly successful Film, HD and New Media production and services. He is also president of Evergreen Entertainment Corporation, a film development company in Los Angeles. As president of Evergreen he has successfully optioned many studio and indie scripts. Douglas travels nationally and internationally to consult, produce, teach and train about media production including video/ film, print, and multimedia/web. Doug is also a member of the Producer's Guild of America and serves on the Broadband committee of the new media counsel and chairs the National Capital Chapter.

Douglas has been a Professor at Towson University in the Electronic Media and Film Department for over 7 years. Douglas is recognized in Lexington Who's Who and is an award recipient of over 25 Telly, Communicator and Aurora Awards for his production work.

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Louis served as the chief executive officer of human rights agencies in three states, managing anti-discrimination enforcement, affirmative action and contract compliance for more than 15 years. He founded Albion Associates, Inc., whose services include facilitation, strategy development and other areas critical to strengthening organizations. Albion has trained employers and employees in the areas of Leadership of People, Management of Processes, Legal Compliance, Workplace Diversity/Inclusion and Work/Life Enhancement. Beyond being a part of Albion’s training team, Louis has also also authored training manuals on Discrimination Complaint Investigation Skill Development, Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance, and Mediation Methodology. Louis also serves on the faculty of the American Management Association. Previously he served as an administrative law judge. He is a graduate of the University of Iowa College Law.


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Joanna has more than ten years of experience in research, advocacy, government relations and consulting. She is an experienced policy analyst in the areas of budget and tax policy, health, and nutrition, with expertise on the intersection of race and equity in public systems. Joanna spent three years as associate director for a non-partisan research organization responsible for analyzing Maryland’s state budget for policy effects on Marylanders with low and moderate incomes at Maryland Budget & Tax Policy Institute; She also served as the Vice President of Policy and Programs of Voices for America’s Children for 6 years before accepting the position as Director of the Race Matters Institute. Joanna holds a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Maryland Baltimore.

Gordon has been the executive director and chief executive officer of the Jefferson Area Board for Aging (JABA) in Charlottesville, VA since 1982, retiring in 2013. In addition to presiding over JABA's operations, programs, marketing and development activities, he is an adjunct professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Virginia. Previously he has served as associate director of a university gerontology center, a legislative aide to the U.S. Senate Committee on Aging, and deputy director of the Vermont Department of Aging. He holds an MPA from  San Diego State University.


Roger is the founder of Rogelio Williams & Associates, where he specializes in community development. Roger has worked in post-earthquake Haiti, South Africa, and Nicaragua, as well as in Camden, NJ, post-hurricane New Orleans, LA, and other U.S. cities. In his previous role as a Senior Fellow/Director for Neighborhood Development at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Roger created the approach of Responsible Redevelopment, which integrates human capital with physical development in community revitalization efforts. Previously, he held positions as a Vice President at both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a Senior Vice President at First Union Bank and the Dime Savings Bank of NY; and Deputy General Counsel at the Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation. He is a founding director of CityFirst Bank, the first CDFI bank in Washington, DC. Roger holds a JD from New York University School of Law. 

Joseph has more than 20 years of diversified experience and visible achievements as an economic advisor, professor of economics, researcher, published author, and consultant on economics and related social science issues. He has consulted with the World Bank, the African Development Bank and United Nations development agencies. In addition, he has served as Director of CIRES, the most advanced social sciences research center in Francophone Africa. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics of Education from Stanford University and is based in Abidjan, Cote d'lvoire.

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