Marc E. Agronin, M.D.

Board Vice President
Marc E. Agronin, MD is a board-certified adult and geriatric psychiatrist who has served since 1999 as the Medical Director for Mental Health and Clinical Research at the Miami Jewish Health Systems (MJHS), Florida’s largest long-term care institution. He is also an Affiliate Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.


Kirsten Jacobs

As the Associate Director, Dementia and Wellness Education for LeadingAge Kirsten leads the organization’s dementia and wellness education strategy, including enhancing existing external/internal relationships and identifying areas of potential growth.


Sarah Lock

Sarah Lenz Lock is AARP’s Senior Vice President-Policy in Policy Strategy & International Affairs (PS&I).


Robert E. Eckardt

Among Bob Eckardt’s roles is providing overall direction to the Cleveland Foundation’s grantmaking, working with the board, staff, and community leaders to pinpoint the region’s critical needs and leverage resources to help meet them.


Elizabeth “Like” Lokon

As Director and Founder of Opening Minds through Art (OMA)”Like” developed, delivers, and evaluates the OMA program.


Gail Gibson Hunt

Gail Hunt is President and Chief Executive Office of the National Alliance for Caregiving, a non-profit coalition dedicated to conducting research and developing national programs for family caregivers and the professionals who serve them. Prior to heading the Alliance, Ms. Hunt was President of her own aging services consulting firm for 14 years.


Andrea Martin, MA

Andrea Martin has nearly 10 years of experience in the communications and public relations industries, including time spent within an agency setting and internal at a global health and nutrition company. She specializes in developing and executing integrated marketing communications programs, special events, media relations programs and new product launches.


Jorge B. Merced

A seasoned actor and director, and one of Pregones’ Associate Artistic Directors, he is a graduate of City College-CUNY, and also studied at the Alvin Ailey School and EITALC (Cuba). Awards include numerous NY ACE and HOLA distinctions for outstanding performance and direction, El Diario/La Prensa’s EL Award, and the LP21 Maestro Award, among others.


Peter Whitehouse

Peter Whitehouse MD-PhD is a geriatric neurologist, cognitive neuroscientist, environmental ethicist, and photographer. With his wife Catherine he is the founder of The Intergenerational Schools in Cleveland, Ohio. These high performing public community schools celebrate life-long learning and spirited citizenship.