Full Name
Greg Olsen
Job Title
Acting Director
New York State Office for the Aging (NYSOFA)
Speaker Bio
Greg oversees the day-to-day operations and the administration of federal- and state-funded programs designed to assist the more than 4.6 million older adult residents in the state of New York, as well as programs that assist family members and others involved with helping older adults needing greater levels of assistance. Prior to joining NYSOFA, he served as chief of staff and legislative and policy director for Assemblyman Steve Englebright, former chair of the Assembly Standing Committee on Aging. Greg was also executive director of the New York State Alliance for Retired Americans, representing hundreds of thousands of union retirees. He also served as executive director of the New York State Coalition for the Aging, a nonprofit membership organization representing over 200 community-based organizations providing non-medical long-term care to the state’s older adult population.
Greg Olsen