The LeadingAge PA Political Action Committee was established as part of an effort to increase our legislative advocacy and presence in Harrisburg.

A political action committee, or PAC, is simply a group of individuals with common values and goals who combine their resources to financially support candidates running for public office. A PAC supports candidates that represent the interests and views of its members - in our case, nonprofit long-term care providers.

The LeadingAge PA PAC doesn't support candidates based on their political affiliation, but on their record of support for the nonprofit long-term care industry. A candidate's positions on issues that are unrelated to our members' well-being are never taken into account.

Our Work

The LeadingAge PA PAC is a powerful tool that will allow our association to further strengthen and expand its visibility within the state capitol and the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

Through voluntary contributions the LeadingAge PA political action fund can effect powerful change that will positively impact seniors in Pennsylvania, but we need your support to make a true, lasting difference. Here are some of the reasons why your contributions are so important:

  • Legislators face thousands of bills each year. Your PAC dollars are crucial in helping us support candidates and elected officials who understand the long-term care field and share our values as well as concerns.
  • The LeadingAge PA PAC empowers us to have a greater impact on the political process, while allowing us to be more competitive among other associations that may often have conflicting goals.
  • Our PAC is an important tool that gives our members the access and visibility the long-term care field needs in order to have its voice heard in Harrisburg.
  • The LeadingAge PA PAC is a great vehicle to aid in the accomplishment of positive results.


Please consider donating to the LeadingAge PA political action committee today! It's easy. Download our contribution form or contribute online via credit card here

A few things to keep in mind when contributing to the LeadingAge PA PAC

  • Donations are not considered charitable contributions for federal tax purposes.
  • In compliance with federal and state regulations, contributions to the LeadingAge PA PAC cannot be made via corporate check but must be made with personal funds via check or credit card registered to a home address.
  • State laws require political action committees to collect and report the name, mailing address (as listed on your credit card or check) and occupation of individuals that contribute in a calendar year.
  • LeadingAge PA yearly dues for your organization are separate from donations made directly to the LeadingAge PA PAC.

For more information, please contact our Government Affairs team at 717-790-3966 or

Thank you for supporting the LeadingAge PA Political Action Committee and our association's advocacy on behalf of Pennsylvania seniors.

LeadingAge PA PAC Contributors

The LeadingAge PA PAC is built and fostered by the dedicated support of our contributors:

  • Individuals with contributions at or above $500 are included in our Chairman's Circle.
  • The President's Club represents contributors from $250 to $499.
  • Those listed as Friends have contributed between $100 and $249.
  • Individuals listed as Supporters have contributed between $1 and $99.

Thank you to all of the LeadingAge PA PAC contributors who enhance the value of the PAC and help strengthen the advocacy and lobbying strategies of LeadingAge PA. The below recognition comprises contributions received for our third year, the 2018 PAC year that began January 1, 2018 and will close on December 31, 2018.

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Chairman's Circle

Mr. and Mrs. Bob and Sue Bertolette
John Dickson IV
Curt Evans
Sarah Meyer
Sherry Smyth

President's Club

Tama Carey
Anne Henry
Judith Lave
Brian Mailliard
James Pieffer
Barb Sepich
Shaun Smith
Curt Stutzman
Chris Wright


Eva Bering
Susan Deobil
Georgia Goodman
Beth Greenberg
Carie Kane
Elise Lamara
Adam Marles
Sandy Massetti
Robert Richards
Dr. Pat Savage
Joseph Wenger


Supporters: A - M

Lori Ammon
Rich Barone
Ron Barth
Jacqueline Bell
Mark Bondi
Kathie Brean
Michael Brennan
Diane Burfeindt
LaDonna Burns
Brynn Buskirk
Belinda Byrne
Marguerite Carroll
Mary Cooley
Phillip DeBaun
Jim Dougherty
Sue Drabic
Karla Dreishbach
Andrew Dugan
Luanne Fisher
Michelle Fournier
Martha Giegold
Jerry Goldstein
Daniel Grant
Bobbi Jo Brandon Harlan
Linda Howard
Sue Jamison
Debbie Johnson
Marianne Kelly
Mary Knapp
Melanie Kohler
Scott Kozimor
Justin Krentz
Joyce Lenhardt
Mr. and Mrs. Brian Levesque
Tammy Lininger
Vicki Loucks
Steve Martino
Lisa McCracken
Susie McCrary
Shane McGuire
Beth Mickey
Chris Minich
Steven Montressor
Michael Murray
Joe Myers

Supporters: N - Z

Jim Peiffer
Janet Polak
Don Pote
Luanne Reese
Phillip Rodgers
Josh Royston
Sanseev S
Jennifer Schwalm
Joseph Shadid
Randy Sheaffer
David Shenk
Christine  Shope
Tara Sidwar
Deborah Sieger
Christine Skipe
Stuart Smith
Rev Bill and Gail Stelger
Dr. Lynn Swisher
Michele Tornabe
Rebeca  Wagner
Emilie Williamson
Paul Winkler
Katrina Wise

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