NCCA Board of Directors

As director of Global Digital Marketing and Consumer Engagement for DSM Tony is responsible for digital marketing strategy for a global portfolio where he is the marketing lead for all web project enhancements, manages SEO strategies and tactics, leads efforts for ongoing measurement and reporting performance of digital marketing campaigns, and assess against goals (KPIs), identifies trends an

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.


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.

Robert "Bob" Booker is Executive Director of the Arizona Commission on the Arts and co-chair of the Arts and Culture Committee of the Arizona Mexico Commission, an appointment by Governor Napolitano.

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

Professor Crewe holds a BSW and MSW from the National Catholic School of Social Services, Catholic University of America. She earned her Ph.D. in Social Work from Howard University in Washington, DC. She is a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW).

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.

Antoinette “Toni” Ford is the Founder and President of Double Nickels Theatre Company, a reminiscence theatre led by seniors that she established in 2006. In 2010, the Double Nickels Theatre Company  was a finalist in the DC Mayor’s Annual Award for Artistic Excellence.

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

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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.
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Board Treasurer

Lane is the President of IAS (Insurance Administrative Solutions).  Located in Clearwater, FL, and operating nationally, IAS is a third party administrator serving the Life and Health insurance industry with a wide range of processing, professional and technical services. 

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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.

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.
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Board President

Margery Pabst is a national speaker, facilitator, storyteller, and co-author of the book, “Enrich Your Caregiving Journey” which won the “Caregiver Friendly Award.” Margery’s latest book, “Words of Care” is available on her website, where caregivers can access a variety of tools for personal respite and well being.

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.