Member List

This list includes all of ADvancing States' members from the 56 state and territorial agencies on aging and disabilities and long-term services and supports. 

If you have any updates, additions, or corrections to this information, please contact us at info@advancingstates.org. 

List of ADvancing States Members

State Members

Alabama                           

Jean W. Brown, Commissioner
Alabama Department of Senior Services 
201 Monroe Street, Suite 350
Montgomery, AL 36130
334-242-0264

Alabama

Ginger Wettingfield, Director, Long Term Healthcare Reform
Alabama Medicaid Agency
501 Dexter Ave
Montgomery, AL 36130
(334) 549-4679

Alaska

John Lee, Director
Division of Senior & Disabilities Services
Alaska Department of Health and Social Services
PO Box 110680
Juneau, AK 99801
(907) 269-2083

Alaska

Duane Mayes, Director
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Alaska Department of Labor & Workforce Development
P.O. Box 115516
Juneau, AK 99811
907) 334-5963

Arizona

Virginia Rountree, Deputy Director of Programs
Division of Aging & Adult Services
Arizona Department of Economic Security
1789 W Jefferson St
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-4791

Arizona

Molly McCarthy, Assistant Director
Division of Aging & Adult Services
Arizona Department of Economic Security
1789 W Jefferson St
Phoenix, AZ 85007
(602) 542-6572

Arizona

Dara Johnson, Program Development Officer
Division of Health Care Management
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System
701 East Jefferson, MD 6100
Phoenix, AZ 85034
(602) 417-4362

Arkansas

Jay Hill, Director
Arkansas Division of Aging and Adult Services
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 1437, slot S530
700 Main Street, 5th Floor, S530
Little Rock, AR 72203 (FedEx zip 72201)
(501) 682-2441
Fax: (501) 682-8155

Arkansas

Mark White, Deputy Director
Arkansas Division of Aging and Adult Services
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 1437
700 Main Street, 5th Floor, S530
Little Rock, AR 72203 (FedEx zip 72201)
501-320-6009

Arkansas

Tami Harlan, Assistant Director
Arkansas Division of Aging and Adult Services
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 1437, slot S530
700 Main Street, 5th Floor, S530
Little Rock, AR 72203 (FedEx zip 72201)
(501) 682-2441

Arkansas

Stephenie Blocker, Assistant Director
Arkansas Division of Aging and Adult Services
Department of Human Services
P.O. Box 1437, slot S530
700 Main Street, 5th Floor, S530
Little Rock, AR 72203 (FedEx zip 72201)
(501) 682-2441
Fax: (501) 682-8155

California

Susan DeMarois, Director
California Department of Aging
1300 National Drive, #200
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 419-7502

California

Joseph Billingsley, Chief
California Department of Health Care Services
LTSS Operations Branch
P.O. Box 997413, MS 0000
Sacramento, CA 95899

Colorado

Kara Harvey, Director
Division of Aging & Adult Services
Department of Human Services
1575 Sherman Street, 10th Floor
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 866-5905

Colorado

Todd Coffey, Manager
State Unit on Aging
Department of Human Services
1575 Sherman Street
10th Floor
Denver, CO 80203-1714
(303) 866-2750
Fax: (303) 866-269

Colorado

Bonnie Silva, LTSS Director
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing
1570 Grant Street, State Relay: 711
Denver, Colorado 80203
(303) 866-3011

Connecticut

Amy Porter, Commissioner
Connecticut State Department on Aging
Department of Rehabilitative Services
55 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 424-4864

Connecticut

Margaret Gerundo-Murkette, SUA Manager
Social Services Program Administration
55 Farmington Avenue, 12th Fl.
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 424-5322

Connecticut

Kate McEvoy, Medicaid Director
Department of Social Services Medical Care Administration
55 Farmington Avenue, 12th Fl.
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 424-5383

Delaware

Kathleen Dougherty, Chief of Managed Care Options
Division of Medicaid & Medical Assistance
P.O. Box 906
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 255-9937

Delaware

Melissa A. Smith, Director
Division of Services for Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities
1901 North Dupont Highway, Main Building
New Castle, DE 19720
(302) 255-9365

District of Columbia

Laura Newland, Director
District of Columbia Office of Aging and Community Living
500 K Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 727-9660

District of Columbia

Melisa Byrd, Senior Deputy Director / Medicaid Director
Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF)
441 4th Street, NW, Suite 900 South
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 442-9075

District of Columbia

Ieisha Gray, Director
Long Term Care Administration
Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF)
441 4th Street, NW, Suite 900 South
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 442-5818

Florida

Michelle Branham, Secretary
Florida Department of Elder Affairs
4040 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399
(850) 414-2039

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