The LEI Advisory Council

Members of the Long-Term Care Equality Index Advisory Counsel serve as key advisors in the development and implementation of the Long-Term Care Equality Index.


Kimberly Acquaviva, PhD, MSW, CSE
Professor
University of Virginia School of Nursing

Jerry Brown
Senior Director Covia Affordable Communities
Covia

Loree Cook-Daniels
Policy and Program Director
FORGE, Inc.

Ben de Guzman
Director
DC Mayor's Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs

Joan Devine, RN
Director of Education
Pioneer Network

Robert Espinoza
Vice President of Policy
PHI

Sarah Jen, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Kansas School of Social Welfare

Bruce Lederman
President / CEO
Charles E. Smith Life Communities

Cassandra Leggett-Coulbourne
Memory Care Director
Gull Creek Senior

Beth Long-Higgins
Executive Director
Ruth Parker Center for Abundant Aging, United Church Homes

Amity Overall-Laib
Director
National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center

Lindsay Schwartz, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President, Workforce & Quality Improvement
American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living

Ames Simmons
Policy Director
Equality North Carolina

Rabbi Erica Steelman, MAHL, MPP
Director of LGBT+ Initiatives, Staff Chaplain
Abramson Senior Care

Dan Stewart, MSG
Special Programs Coordinator
PROMO

Nate Sweeney, MA, LNHA
Vice President of Skilled Services
St. John's Living

Yasemin Washington
Vice President Member Relations
LeadingAge

Cornelius Wilson
Board Treasurer
SAGE Metro Detroit

Imani Woody, PhD
President and CEO
Mary's House for Older Adults, Inc.