USAging Presidents

  • 2021-2023, Mary Ann Spanos, Mayville, NY (Prior to August 25, 2021, USAging was known as the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging)
  • 2018-2021, Deborah Stone-Walls, Wailuku, HI
  • 2016-2018, Kathryn Boles, Flint, MI
  • 2014-2016, Joseph Ruby, Uniontown, OH
  • 2012-2014, Nick Beamer, Spokane, WA
  • 2010-2012, Dawn Simonson, Saint Paul, MN
  • 2008-2010, Lynn Kellogg, Saint Joseph, MI
  • 2006-2008, Charlie Sisson, New Bedford, MA
  • 2004-2006, Donna Harvey, Waterloo, IA
  • 2002-2004, Robert McFalls, West Palm Beach, FL
  • 2000-2002, Barry Donenfeld, Salem, OR
  • 1998-2000, Neetu Dhawan-Gray, Baltimore, MD
  • 1996-1998, Daniel Laver, San Diego, CA
  • 1994-1996, Cindy Farson, Columbus, OH
  • 1992-1994, Cheryll Schramm, Atlanta, GA
  • 1990-1992, Sue Ward, Hyattsville, MD
  • 1988-1990, Margaret Williams, Horseheads, NY
  • 1986-1988, Nancy Peace, Cooksville, TN
  • 1984-1986, Shauna O'Neil, Salt Lake City, UT
  • 1982-1984, Cliff Whitman, Buffalo, NY
  • 1980-1982, George Telisman, Riverside, CA
  • 1978-1980, James Piscioneri, Masschusetts
  • 1977-1978, Leon Harper, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1976-1977, Jackie Nowak, Pennsylvania
  • 1976, Bob Gonia, Huntsville, AL


USAging Fact: Learn about your peers’ work—and how it can fit into your agency’s goals! The AIA Awards recognizes successful and innovative programs that USAging members have developed to serve older adults. Get inspiration from our 2022 winners!