Tony Tapia

What do encore seekers really need? A champion who will advocate vigorously for public policies that ensure older workers have access to retraining and upskilling, and for stronger age discrimination laws. We have that in Tony Tapia, chair of Colorado’s Strategic...

Phyllis Segal

Phyllis Segal’s focus as Senior Fellow at Encore.org is advancing intergenerational service as a powerful new way to address community problems and bridge the generational divide. She serves on the boards of the JFK Library Foundation, Encore Boston Network, and...

Kate Schaefers, PH.D.

In the past decade, Kate has championed the value of older adults, leading multiple programs: Shift, Life Planning Network and AARP Minnesota (State President). She did the heavy lifting to create the Encore Talent Works toolkit, a resource for social sector...

Bobbie Sackman

Bobbie Sackman has served as an advocate for people 50+ for several decades, through her policy work to secure supports and services at the city, state, and national levels, and through her community organizing with the New York Caring Majority campaign, a coalition...

Bevan Rogel

If enthusiasm was a product, Bevan Rogel would be its spokesperson. She is a passionate, tireless advocate for older adults and the value of our experience. As founder of Encore Tampa Bay and co-chair of the membership committee of Encore Network, Bevan puts her...