Anthony R. Sarmiento

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Anthony R. Sarmiento — President and Executive Director (tsarmiento@ssa-i.org: 301-578-8469)

Tony Sarmiento is responsible for the overall operation and administration of Senior Service America, Inc., (SSAI) including its Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) and Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program. He directs the SSAI staff in the fulfillment of program goals and policies. In his career in workforce development and adult education, he has held senior positions at the national AFL-CIO and the D.C. Department of Labor. He currently serves as board chair, National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs; board secretary, Silver Spring Village; board vice chair, American Youth Policy Forum; and board member, Poverty and Race Research Action Council. He also serves on the Community Council for WAMU-FM, the leading public radio station in greater Washington, DC; named fellow by the Gerontological Society of America; and elected to the National Academy of Social Insurance.