RCPA held a Legislators’ Breakfast at the Capitol today, April 26, to discuss issues related to health and human services as well as to meet the new legislators. We thank everyone who attended, including Rep. Mike Schlossberg and Rep. Joanne Stehr, who both spoke with RCPA President and CEO Richard Edley.
RCPA Policy Directors were also in attendance. Policy Director Jason Snyder spoke with Sen. Christine Tartaglione, while Policy Directors Jim Sharp and Carol Ferenz spoke with Rep. Stephen Kinsey. Carol Ferenz then spoke with Rob Labatch of RCPA member Hope Enterprises, Inc. and Rep. Paul Takac. Policy Director Melissa Dehoff was also busy speaking with several representatives and members, including Rep. Lisa Borowski, Rep. Tarik Khan, Bridget Lowery of RCPA member Success Rehabilitation, Inc., and Jack Poplar of RCPA member Acadia Inc.
Alongside RCPA Policy Directors was Board Member Susan Blue of Community Services Group. She spoke with several legislators, including Rep. Nancy Guenst, while Policy Director Jack Phillips spoke with Nick Troutman, who serves as Chief of Staff for Senator Yaw.
RCPA thanks its members who attended and spoke one-on-one with those who can shape the policies affecting health and human services. Employees of RCPA member Chimes Holcomb made an appearance, in addition to Hope Enterprises, Inc., Acadia Inc., and Success Rehabilitation, Inc.
We thank everyone who attended and supported our Legislators’ Breakfast. It was an incredible experience discussing health and human services in the Commonwealth while meeting all the new faces! We look forward to continuing to work with the legislature.