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Meet the Team

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Alan Lopatin

Founder, President, CEO

Alan Lopatin has worked on aging and multigenerational issues for more than three decades and currently serves as a member of the Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) and chaired LCAO's 2016 "Seniors Decide" Presidential Forum Task Force. As General Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and Labor, Alan provided lead staffing for reauthorization of the Older Americans Act and other significant human services public policy. As Director of the Washington Office of the National Senior Corps Association, he has worked to promote productive aging and community services. Alan is President of Ledge Counsel, Inc. BA, Yale University; JD, Washington College of Law, American University.


Deborah Kayton-Michals


Deborah Kayton-Michals specializes in movement learning and cognitive development. As a consultant and trainer, Deborah has provided creative and professional human resource programming for more than three decades, developing and directing programs at institutions including the Educational Alliance social service agency, 14th and 92nd St Y’s, NAEYC, OMEP International, Edulearn Barcelona, Yale University, and Moving Senior Arts. Deborah is President of Learn With Action LLC, and author of the “Active Learning” series (Gryphon House/Kaplan). BA, Yale University; MFA, New York University.

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Vicki Hover-Williamson


Vicki Hover-Williamson has 30 years’ experience in volunteer program management and grant oversight. Her career started as a Foster Grandparent Program Director, and transitioned to its federal funding source, The Corporation for National and Community Service.  Vicki is passionate about using her knowledge of nonprofit oversight and on-the-ground experience to offer technical assistance and problem-solving to TrustedRide-Certified project staff.  On a more personal note, Vicki was blessed to be the sole caregiver for her mother for several years while raising preschoolers and working full time in a position that included frequent travel; all of which provides a limited, but vivid, perspective on challenges related to non-emergency transportation and related demands. 

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