NASUAD Leaders

2018 NASUAD Board of Directors

The NASUAD Board of Directors consists of an overseeing board of seven Executive Officers. Regional representatives serve to represent the views of the states in their regions and to keep the general membership informed of NASUAD activities. 



Lora Connolly, Director
California Department of Aging
Sacramento, CA

Vice President

Duane Mayes, Director
Alaska Division of Senior & Disability Services
Anchorage, AK



Curtis Cunningham, Assistant Administrator
Long-Term Care Benefits & Programs,
Division of Medicaid Services
Madison, WI


Alice Bonner, Secretary
Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs
Boston, MA

Nels Holmgren, Director
Utah Division of Aging & Adult Services
Salt Lake City, UT

Kathleen Dougherty, Chief, Managed Care Operations
Division of Medicaid & Medical Assistance
Delaware Health & Social Services
New Castle, DE

Kari Benson, DHS Director
Aging & Adult Services Division
Minnesota Department of Human Services
St. Paul, MN

NASUAD Public Policy Committee 

Sub-committee on Medicaid & Long-Term Services and Supports 



Bea Rector,
 Director                                                                                      Duane Mayes, Director
Washington Aging and Long-Term Support Administration                    Alaska Senior and Disabilities Services

Teresa Osborne, Secretary                                                                           Colin Laughlin, Division Director
Pennsylvania Department of Aging                                                              Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing

Jessica BaxDirector                                                                                     Eunice Medina, Bureau Chief
Missouri Division of Senior & Disability Services                                      Florida Agency for Health Care Administration

Craig Cloud, Director                                                                                    Kevin Bagley, Bureau Director 
Arkansas Division of Provider Services & Quality Assurance                 Utah Authorization and Community Based Services

Lee Grossman, Coordinator                                                                                            
Wyoming Waivers & Home Care Services Program                                                                                                                     


Sub-committee on Aging & Disability Policy 


Nels Holmgren,
Utah Division of Aging & Adult Services                                                            


Dr. Carmen Sanchez Salgado                                                               Lora Connolly, Director
Oficina del Procurador de las Personas de Edad Avanzada              California Department of Aging 

Carrie Molke, Director                                                                            Lisa Osvold, Senior Administrator 
Wisconsin State Unit on Aging                                                                Wyoming Aging Division

Rona Kramer, Secretary                                                                         Teresa Osborne, Secretary 
Maryland Department on Aging                                                             Pennsylvania Department of Aging

Kari Benson, Director                                                                              Brian Majeski, Executive Officer
Minnesota Board on Aging                                                                      Iowa Department on Aging   

Monica Hutt, Commissioner                                                                 Kyky Knowles, Acting Cabinet Secretary
Vermont Department of Disabilities,                                                     New Mexico Aging & Long-Term Services Department
Aging and Independent Living

Beverly Laubert, Interim Director
Ohio Department of Aging

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