Monday, June 26, 2017

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Association on Aging in New York
272 Broadway
Albany, NY 12204
(518) 449-7080

Tim Nichols, Executive Director

Tim Nichols has been hired as the Association on Aging's Executive Director and began on January 3rd, 2017. Tim most recently served as President and CEO for the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of New York State (HPCANYS). Prior to his work for HPCANYS, Tim has also worked as a Fiscal and Policy Analyst for the Public Employees Federation (PEF). With over 20 years of combined service, Tim worked as a legislative staffer for several members of the state assembly, including serving as Chief of Staff to former Assemblymembers Rhoda Jacobs and Bob Reilly. Tim also worked for nearly eight years as Director of Government Affairs for the American Lung Association of New York State. Earlier in his career, Tim worked as a Policy Analyst for the New York Association of Health Plans. Tim's experience also includes four terms serving as a County Legislator in the Capital District. Tim has earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English/Journalism and later a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University at Albany's Nelson A. Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Public Policy.

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(518) 449-7080 ext. 11

Ralph Scarano, Chief Financial Officer

Mr.  Scarano began his work with long term care and senior issues in 1999 as a Budget Analyst for Albany County's Department of Management and Budget. His vast knowledge of state and federal funding has served him well as the Commissioner for Aging for Albany County, as has his experiences in Aging Services Program Administration.

Ralph returns to the Albany area as Chief Financial Officer for the Association on Aging after serving as Executive Director of Pathway Senior Living in Chicago, Illinois. He looks forward working with the Association to establish partnerships and new resources to assist Area Agencies on Aging in their mission to better serve older New Yorkers. Ralph earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics from St. John's University.

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(518) 449-7080 ext. 12


Nancy Graham
Nancy Graham, Education Project Manager

Nancy Graham has 20 plus years of experience working in a variety of challenging environments including higher education institutions as well as not-for-profits and government agencies. Her experience encompasses conference planning as well as major event planning/coordination for events from 20 participants to over 10,000 participants. In addition, while working for county government in Florida she was instrumental in leading the charge for a staff training program that enhanced outcomes for the department.

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(518) 449-7080, ext. 10

Evelyn Stilson-Ouderkirk, Program Administrative Assistant

Evelyn's administrative assistant background includes event planning, web and graphic design, online classroom materials, social media marketing, grantsmanship and content writing. 

Click here to email Evelyn (aka Evi)
(518)449-7080, ext. 17
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