Chief, Programs & Services, n4a & Project Director, the National Aging and Disability Business Center
Nora Super joined the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) in February 2016 as the Chief of Program and Services. N4a serves as the membership association representing America’s national network of 623 Area Agencies on Aging that develop, coordinate and deliver aging services in every community in the United States. Nora oversees n4a’s grant-funded programs, which include initiatives and resource centers on managed long-term services and supports and integrated care, livable communities, transportation,volunteerism, and the Eldercare Locator (a national call center and website that connects older adults, caregivers, and people with disabilities to local aging agencies that provide information and resources to help older adults live in their home and community).
Prior to joining n4a, Nora served as the Executive Director of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging in July, where she was responsible for directing a nationwide effort to identify and advance actions to improve the quality of life of older Americans. From 2012-2015, she served as Director of Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and HumanServices Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology(ONC).
Before joining federal service, Nora Super served as Director, Federal Government Relations, Health and Long-Term Care at AARP. In this role, she was responsible for managing AARP’s government relations activities regarding health care reform, Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care, and prescription drugs. Before joining AARP, Nora represented KaiserPermanente’s eight regional Permanente Medical Groups as the Permanente Federation’s Director of Public Policy and Government Relations.
Nora has more than 20 years of experience working in Washington, DC on a wide range of aging policy issues, including health care delivery and payment reform, Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care,retirement income security, and other federal and state aging programs. She has worked in academia and in the private sector, including the GWU Medical School, the National Health Policy Forum, the Washington Business Group on Health, and the Employee Benefit Research Institute. She has also served in government at both the local and state level, and as congressional staff.
A native of New Orleans, Nora studied political science at Tulane University and completed her masters’ work in public administration, with a concentration in
health policy, at George Washington University.