Meet Our Team

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Jeannee Parker Martin

Jeannee Parker Martin
President & CEO
(916) 469-3370

Contact Jeannee regarding LeadingAge goals and key policy issues • member and provider issues • future of aging services • leadership.

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Eric Dowdy

Eric Dowdy
Chief Operating Officer
(916) 469-3372

Contact Eric for questions on legislation and regulations affecting member communities • state and federal policies and programs • member advocacy.

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Cindy Ward

Cindy Ward
Chief Financial Officer
(916) 469-3374

Contact Cindy for questions on dues • accounts payable • financial statements • corporate compliance • audited reports • lobbying disclosure • 990 requests.



 

Soua Vang

Soua Vang
Vice President of Education
(916) 469-3367

Contact Soua for questions regarding sponsorships • awards •partnerships speaking opportunities • educational programs • scholarships.

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Robin Douglas

Robin Douglas
Director of Communications
(916) 469-3385

Contact Robin for questions on our website • Engage Communities • Engage Magazine • social media • Engage Headlines e-news.

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Lucas Evensen

Lucas Evensen
Policy & Education Coordinator
(916) 469-3378

Contact Lucas for questions on Continuing Education Units.

 

Lindsay Fowks

Lindsay Fowks
Accounting Coordinator
(916) 469-3373

Contact Lindsay for questions regarding accounts payable, registration issues, Career Fair inquiries.

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Amanda Jackson

Amanda Jackson
Director of Business Development, Value First
(916) 469-3365

Contact Amanda to learn more about Value First and how it can benefit your organization.

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Jedd Hampton

Jedd Hampton
Director of Public Policy
(916) 469-3366

Contact Jedd for questions on long-term care • Medi-Cal & Medicare • managed care • Not-for-profit status.

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Brenda Klutz

Brenda Klütz
Policy Consultant
(916) 469-3377

Contact Brenda for questions regarding: public health policy • regulatory compliance • feedback/suggestions on Engage Magazine's "Dear Brenda" column.

 

Jesus Mata

Jesus Mata
Policy & Grassroots Coordinator
(916) 469-3383

Contact Jesus to schedule meetings with COO and policy dept. staff • legislative visits for Policy & Leadership Summit, Resident Advocacy Day and Home District Week • grassroots advocacy campaigns.

 

Shannon McLoughlin

Shannon McLoughlin
Executive Assistant
(916) 469-3362

Contact Shannon for questions about invoicing • payments • HR • Board and governance issues.

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Melanie Ripley
Director of Member Services
(916) 469-3392

Contact Melanie with any questions regarding your membership, member benefits, regions, and involvement on region committees.

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Chad Tittle
Graphic Designer
(916) 469-3369

Contact Chad for questions on advertising in Engage Magazine • requests for logos/art files.

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Meghan Rose

Meghan Rose
General Counsel and Director of
Housing Policy

(916) 469-3372

Contact Meghan regarding HUD • HCD • affordable housing • housing with services • low-income housing tax credit • home and community-based services.

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Kevin Tuuaga

Kevin Tuuaga
Director of Meetings & Events
(916) 469-3365

Contact Kevin for questions about EMERGE • LeadingAge CA regions • registrations for meetings and events.

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