Our Team

Our Team

Generations United is a powerful network of member organizations, partners, and stakeholders committed to improving the lives of children, youth and older adults.

Donna Butts

Executive Director

Jaia Peterson Lent

Deputy Executive Director

Bruce Astrein

Senior Fellow

Ana Beltran

Special Advisor, National Center on Grandfamilies

Mary Harris

Office Assistant

Nancy Henkin

Senior Fellow

Adam Hlava

Operations and Grants Manager

Irv Katz

Senior Fellow

Alan King

Communications Specialist

Michael Marcus

Senior Fellow

Adam Otto

Policy and Program Assistant

Emily Patrick

Senior Manager

Sheri Steinig

Special Projects Director

Leadership

Chair

Matthew E. Melmed

Executive Director

ZERO TO THREE

Vice Chair

Walter Jones

Warren, NJ

Secretary

Barb Quaintance

Senior Vice President, Office of Volunteer and Civic Engagement

AARP

Treasurer

Joseph P. Cuticelli

CEO Seniors North America

Sodexo

Officers

MaryLee Allen

Director of Policy

Children's Defense Fund

Connect the Ages

Susan Dreyfus

President & CEO

Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

Lynette Fraga

Executive Director

Child Care Aware of America

Jatrice Martel Gaiter

Executive Vice President of External Affiars

Volunteers of America

Hon. Gerald Hyland

Mount Vernon District Supervisor (Retired)

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors

Karyne Jones

President & CEO

National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc.

Shelley Lyford

President & CEO

West Health Institute

Mary Anne Mason

Partner

Crowell & Moring LLP

Janet McUlsky

Senior Director, Alliance Development

Pfizer, Inc.

Dr. John W. Rowe

Julius B. Richmond Professor of Health Policy and Aging, Mailman School of Public Health

Columbia University

Pamela B. Smith

Executive Director

Alex Smith Foundation

Marvin Waldman

Founder and President

The Shadow Group

Strategic Advisors

Robert Blancato

President

Matz Blancato & Associates

Robert Dugger

Managing Partner

Hanover Management Group, LLC

James Firman

President & CEO

National Council on Aging

Marc Freedman

CEO & President

Encore.org

Catherine Milton

Palo Alto, CA

John Rother

President & CEO

National Coalition on Healthcare

Sandra Timmermann

Corporate Gerontologist and Founder

MetLife Mature Market Institute

Mary Ann Van Clief

Vice President

The Brookdale Foundation Group

Juan Williams

Correspondent and Journalist

Fox News

Our Committees

Policy Committee

Co-Chair

Lindsay Copeland

Medicare Rights Center

Co-Chair

Whitney Pesek

ZERO TO THREE

Voice for Adoption

National Adult Protective Services Association

The Jewish Federations of North America

Lutheran Services in America

LeadingAge

National Association of Area Agencies on Aging

National Association of Counties

The Jewish Federations of North America

National Adult Protective Services Association

Child Care Aware of America

National Association of Counties

National Council on Aging

Alliance for Strong Families and Communities

Children's Leadership Council

Child Welfare League of America

National Indian Child Welfare Association

Children's Defense Fund

Generations United's United Nations Representatives