LeadingAge PA CEO Garry Pezzano named to  Governor-elect Shapiro's health and human services transition advisory committee

December 14, 2022

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Dec. 14, 2022) – LeadingAge PA President & CEO Garry Pezzano has been named to Governor-Elect Josh Shapiro’s transition team as a member of the Health and Human Services Transition Advisory Committee. Pezzano will be working on the Seniors/Elder Care Subcommittee. The committee is being chaired by Dr. Alyn E. Waller, Senior Pastor at Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church.  


“I want to thank Governor-Elect Shapiro for including LeadingAge PA on this important transition advisory committee,” Pezzano said. “Our association represents more than 370 mission-driven aging services providers that care for thousands of seniors across the commonwealth. We believe that Pennsylvanians deserve the best long-term care system in America, and look forward to working with Governor-Elect Shapiro, Lt. Governor-Elect Austin Davis, Dr. Waller, and members of the committee to devise a plan that will move us toward the future and ensure access to care for all older Pennsylvanians.” 


Governor-Elect Shapiro will be sworn in as the commonwealth’s 48th governor on Jan. 17, 2023.  


# # # 

About LeadingAge PA 

LeadingAge PA is a trade association representing 370+ high-quality senior housing, health care and community services across the Commonwealth. These providers serve more than 75,000 older Pennsylvanians and employ over 50,000 dedicated caregivers on a daily basis. Services our members offer include Life Plan Communities/Continuing Care Retirement Communities, skilled nursing communities, assisted living residences, personal care homes, and affordable senior housing. LeadingAge PA advocates on behalf of our members at the state and local levels to influence positive change and affect a healthy vision for the delivery of quality, affordable and ethical care for Pennsylvania’s seniors. For more information, visit www.LeadingAgePA.org


Media Contact: 

La Torre Communications for LeadingAge PA