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Full Name

Nancy LeaMond

Professional Title

Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer

Organizational Name

AARP

Organization Website

http://www.aarp.org

Bio

Nancy LeaMond, MA, is a member of the Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network’s Guiding Committee. She serves as Chief Advocacy & Engagement Officer at AARP and leads government affairs and legislative campaigns for AARP and also oversees public education, community engagement, volunteerism, and multicultural outreach and engagement. During her tenure with AARP, Ms. LeaMond has led several landmark campaigns, including: You’ve Earned a Say, an initiative that engaged more than 10 million Americans in the debate over Social Security and Medicare; Health Action Now, which ensured that federal health care reform included critical benefits for Americans 50+; and Divided We Fail, an initiative with the Business Roundtable, Service Employees International Union, and the National Federation of Independent Business that successfully put health care and financial security at the top of the country’s agenda during the 2008 elections. A nationally recognized leader on health, retirement security, and other issues important to older Americans, Ms. LeaMond career spans 35 years in the governmental and nonprofit sectors. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Smith College and a master’s degree in public policy and urban planning from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.