Gerald P.

Vice President Community Services
Newport News, VA, USA

Biography

Vice President Community Services for the Peninsula Agency on Aging providing oversight to the Peninsula Agency on Aging Nutrition and Transportation Programs for 18 years.

Responsible for a nutrition budget of approximately $1.2 million providing over 125,000 HDM and 18,000 congregate meals a year. The nutrition program operates six dining locations and five HDM distribution locations on the Virginia Peninsula. The HDM program delivers 39 meal routes a day and utilizes over 1,100 volunteers a year.

Member of the Meals on Wheels Association America.
Board Member of the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs.
Staff member for the Senior Center of York Board of Directors.
Former Board member of the Historic Triangle Senior Center.
Member of the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services Nutrition Service Standards Review Committee.
Presenter - NANASP 2018 Annual Conference - Charleston, SC.
Member of the Community Transportation Association of Virginia.
Chairperson of the PAA Williamsburg Senior Transportation Taskforce.
Presenter - 2017 Virginia Governor's Conference on Aging - Roanoke, VA.
Committee member of the Hampton Roads Planning Commission Coordinated Human Service Mobility Plan.
Committee member of the Federal Transit Administration and Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation New Freedom and JARC grant selection committee for the Virginia Beach Urbanized Region.
Member of the Newport News Taskforce on Aging Transportation Committee.
Member of the Mayor's Committee on Disaster Preparedness / City of Hampton.
Member of the Peninsula Taskforce on Aging.

B. A. Political Science, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, VA

Graduate of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging Leadership Institute.
Graduate of the Leadership Institute of the Virginia Peninsula.
Graduate of the Meals on Wheels America Leadership Academy.

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