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Ronette Smith

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL Ronnette Smith is respected for her corporate and community relations expertise, diverse and inclusive collaboration, and facility management which help organizations improve reputation, strengthen brands and drive business. Smith helps clients with customer care, issue management by developing fully integrated strategies that overlay inspiring leadership, stakeholder management, media, and operations work. Smith […]

Priscilla A. Wallace-Boerger, EdD

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL With over 20 years of experience in the field of education, Dr. Priscilla Boerger has taught students between the ages of 6 – 50+ years from wealthy neighborhoods, innercity neighborhoods, varying races and diverse cultures, and differing learning abilities. From elementary to college/university level she has witnessed, first hand, the inequalities amongst […]

Martin Hunicutt

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL My personal and professional life experiences help shape me as a volunteer advisor and co-chair with the AACY National Advisory Council. These experiences include time as an adult caregiver to my now deceased parents, as well as caring for my brother who was once critically ill, 6 years as a middle and […]

Susan Lewis Calderazzo

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL Susan Lewis Calderazzo brings to the AACY National Advisory Council her background as a former Florida Certified Elementary (K-6) Teacher and Title 1 Tutor, working in private and public education for more than twelve years, including in a Title 1 Elementary School in Florida during seven academic years. During this time, she […]

Ann Faraone, EdD

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL Ann Faraone, EdD, is the Director of Education Services at the American Association of Caregiving Youth (AACY). With over four decades of experience in the field of education, Dr. Farone began her career as a teacher in NYC. She has also been the Program Director for the NYS Department of Education, Assistant […]

Dr. Richard Lindsay, M.D.

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL As a physician, professor, and renowned speaker across the country, Richard W. Lindsay, M.D. brings a vast knowledge in aging and caregiving issues to the Lindsay Institute for Innovations in Caregiving by serving as a Project Consultant. He is Professor Emeritus of Internal Medicine and Family Medicine at the UVA Health Sciences […]

Sara (Pomakoy) Poole

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL Sara Poole brings over 20 + years of marketing and business development experience to her current role as Director of Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations at the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) – (now VIPC).  Prior to her current role, she enjoyed a career working on institutional-level investments for a high-net-worth individual […]

Diana Shulla Cose

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL Diana served as Founder & President of Perspectives Charter Schools, scaling the model from 40 students and 2 teachers to 5 schools, 2000+ students and 250 staff. A thought leader and co-creator of the 26 principles of A Disciplined Life – a culture and set of SEL practices. The executive producer of […]

Dr. Julia Belkowitz, MD

CONFERENCE Dr. Julia Belkowitz, MD is a board certified pediatrician in Miami, Florida. She is a co-author of ‘Medication administration by caregiving youth: An inside look at how adolescents manage medications for family members.Medication administration by caregiving youth: An inside look at how adolescents manage medications for family members Participation Rates and Perceptions of Caregiving Youth […]

Connie Siskowski, RN, PhD; Founder AACY

NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL President of the American Association of Caregiving Youth, Connie was educated at Johns Hopkins and New York University, she obtained her PhD in 2004 from Lynn University to have a bigger voice for family caregivers. Connie never expected her doctoral research to uncover the high prevalence of family health situations and concomitant […]