Members of the Long-Term Care Equality Index Advisory Council serve as key advisors in the development and implementation of the Long-Term Care Equality Index. The Advisory Council is made up of a diverse selection of long-term care professionals, aging advocates and LGBTQ advocates from across the country.
Kimberly Acquaviva, PhD, MSW, CSE
University of Virginia School of Nursing
Policy and Program Director
Culture Change Expert, Retired
Ben de Guzman
DC Mayor's Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs
Vice President of Policy
Ruth Parker Center for Abundant Aging, United Church Homes
National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
Lindsay Schwartz, Ph.D.
Founder & Principal
Workforce & Quality Innovations, LLC
Policy Consultant, Attorney, and Educator
Rabbi Erica Steelman, BCC, MAHL, MPP
Director of LGBTQ+ Initiatives and Chaplain
Horsham Center for Jewish Life
Nate Sweeney, MA, LNHA
Vice President of Skilled Services
St. John's Living
Imani Woody, PhD
President and CEO
Mary's House for Older Adults, Inc.