We are grateful to our council of advisors for their contributions to Empowering the Ages.


Susan Barranger, retired principal, Montgomery County Public Schools

Ronna Cook, community advocate

Marcy Frosh, retired nonprofit executive

Susan Gardner, community advocate

Shahab Kiavani, executive coach

Agnes Leshner, community advocate and retired Director of Montgomery County Child Welfare Services

Lesley Romanoff, director and lead teacher, Takoma Park Cooperative Nursery School

Chuck Short, retired Special Assistant to Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, community advocate and leader