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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Martin Luther King, Jr., Commemorative Disability Public Policy Seminar: Asst. Sec. Lance Robertson

Date: January 14, 2019

Time: 4:10PM to 5:10PM

Location: Room 241, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center/One Magnolia Circle Building, 110 Magnolia Circle, Nashville, TN 37203


Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Martin Luther King, Jr., Commemorative Disability Public Policy Seminar: Asst. Sec. Lance Robertson
Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, 4:10-5:10 p.m.

Assistant Secretary Lance Robertson, Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging, Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

Lance Robertson was appointed to serve as Assistant Secretary for Aging and ACL's Administrator on August 11, 2017.

His vision for ACL focuses on five pillars: supporting families and caregivers, protecting rights and preventing abuse, connecting people to resources, expanding employment opportunities, and strengthening the aging and disability networks.

His leadership in the fields of aging and disability began in Oklahoma, where he served for 10 years as the Director of Aging Services within the state’s Department of Human Services. Prior to that, he spent 12 years at Oklahoma State University, where he co-founded the Gerontology Institute and served as the executive director of the nation's largest regional gerontology association.

Asst. Sec. Robertson earned his undergraduate degree from Oklahoma State University and a master of public administration degree from the University of Central Oklahoma, and he is a veteran of the United States Army.

This event is free and open to the public. Please contact Elizabeth Turner with any questions pertaining to Asst. Sec. Robertson's lecture or visit.

The VKC welcomes persons with disabilities.

Contact kc@vanderbilt.edu or 615-322-8240 for disability access information; 2 weeks advance notice is recommended for some accommodations (e.g., Braille, signing).