Meetings are held bi-monthly (in odd
numbered months) on the third Friday
Unless otherwise indicated, all meetings are held at 9:30 am at the
Arlington County Human Services Building
Sequoia Plaza, 2100 Washington Boulevard, Lower Level Conference Room D, Arlington, VA 22204
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|March 18, 2016||
Annual Legislative Update with Delegate
Patrick A. Hope is a Member of the Virginia General Assembly as the Delegate from the 47th District of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was re-elected for his fourth term in 2015. He serves on the House Health, Welfare, and Institutions Committee, Courts of Justice, and Militia, Police and Public Safety Committee. In his first year he was elected co-chair of the Freshmen Caucus and also is the founder and the co-chair of the Virginia Progressive Caucus.
In 2014, William J. Howell, Speaker of the House of Delegates appointed him
to serve on both the Joint Commission on Health Care and the Virginia Health
Workforce Development Authority. The JCHC works to ensure the greatest
number of Virginians receive quality health care and the VHWDA focuses
attention on developing a
statewide professional health workforce
benefitting all Virginians.
Patrick was born in San Antonio, Texas. A high school graduate of Castle Hills First Baptist School in San Antonio, Hope received his Bachelors of Arts degree in History from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio (’93), then received his Master’s of Arts degree in Congressional Studies from The Catholic University in Washington, DC (’96), and then received a Juris Doctorate degree from The Catholic University Columbus School of Law in Washington, DC (‘01). After spending several years working on Capitol Hill for Senator Bob Kerry (D-NE) and Representative Henry B. Gonzalez (D-TX), Patrick worked for various health care organizations working to improve access and care for patients. He currently is the Executive Director at the Medical Imaging Technology Alliance. He also is an Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Patrick also has a very strong record of community leadership. Patrick was the founder and first president of the reorganized Buckingham Community Civic Association (2003-2009) and chaired the Arlington County Community Services Board (2005-2008). He also was co-chairman, Arlington Implementation Task Force to End Homelessness (2008-2010), and Commissioner for the Arlington County Commission on Aging (2002-2007).
In addition, Patrick belongs to numerous organizations and causes: Arlington County Bar Association, Virginia State Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, The ARC of Northern Virginia, CPAAS, NAMI-Arlington, NAMI-Northern Virginia, Friends of Clarendon House, SAARA-Arlington, Equality Virginia, Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance, Arlington Special Olympics, Arlington Committee of 100, Leadership Arlington (2010), and Arlington Kiwanis. Patrick lives with his wife Kristen and their three daughters – Emma, Patty, and Lilly – in the Buckingham community of Arlington. They have lived in the Buckingham neighborhood since the year 2000.
|May 20, 2016||
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Marsha R. Greenfield
VP, Legislative Affairs
LeadingAge (formerly AAHSA, the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging). She represents LeadingAge on all health care issues, including financing reform, Medicare and Medicaid, patient safety, elder abuse, and medical liability reform, technology, and issues concerning not for profit status and taxation. She was LeadingAge’s chief lobbyist on healthcare reform and the CLASS Act. She has served as LeadingAge’s liaison to the Department of Justice, the Office of Inspector General at HHS, and outside groups involved in elder justice, consumer and other issues. Prior to joining LeadingAge in 1998, she served as founding executive director of a consumer organization for family members and residents of assisted living communities. Marsha received her A.B. from Vassar College and her J.D. from Rutgers Law School.
John Glowacky, Arlington Agency on Aging
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