Agenda for 2022 Virtual Conference

9:00 am – 9:30 – Introductions

Walt Bowen, President, Washington State Senior Citizens’ Lobby

Bob Le Roy, MC – Long-Term Care Foundation of Washington State

9:30 –   Senior Housing – Moderated by Jessica Bateman, Rep.22nd LD

  • David Mancuso, Director, DSHS Research and Data Analysis Division 
  • Whitney Joy Howard, Lead Supportive Housing Program Manager
  • Teesha Kirschbaum, Division of Behavorial Health and Recovery Deputy Director of Treatment and Recovery Programs
  • Scott Tankersley, Foundational Community Supports Housing Subsidy Program Manager
  • Melodie J. Pazolt, Managing Director of the Office of Apple Health and Homes/Permanent Supportive Housing, Dept of Commerce Housing Division
  • Tedd Kelleher, Housing Division Policy Director at the Washington State Department of Commerce 

10:30 –- 11:00 am – Washington Age Wave and Senior Demographics

  • David Mancuso, Director, DSHS Research and Data Analysis Division 

11:00 am – 12:00 am – 2023 State Budget and Revenue 

12:00 – 12:30 – Break for Lunch

12:30 – 1:00 –Health Care Authority Overview 

  • Jason McGill – Assistant Director Washington State Health Care Authority Director, Medicaid Programs Division
  • Jean Bui – Deputy Employee and Retiree Benefits Division Washington State Health Care Authority

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Health Care in Washington

  • Mike Kreidler, Washington State Insurance Commissioner 
  • Senator Karen Keiser, 33rd LD, Member of the JLEC
  • Rep. Eileen Cody, 34th LD

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm.  Bea Rector, Assistant Secretary Aging & Long -Term Support 


3:00 pm –4:00-   Flash Topics