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Board of Directors and Advisory Committee Members

Board of Directors

Harroll “Hop” Backus
Executive Vice President, States & Communities, AARP

Hollis "Terry" Bradwell III
Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer, AARP

William A. Isaacson
Partner, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP

Edna Kane-Williams — Board Secretary
Vice President, Multicultural Markets, AARP

Sara Kropf — Board Chair
Principal, Law Office of Sara Kropf PLLC

Elizabeth Mitchell
Partner, WilmerHale

Ira H. Polon
Partner, Dickstein Shapiro LLP

Richard F. Riley Jr.
Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP

Joyce A. Rogers
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, AARP

Advisory Committee

Blake A. Biles
Arnold & Porter LLP

Daniel A. Cantor
Arnold & Porter LLP

Karen Ellis Carr
Arent Fox LLP

Ronald S. Flagg
Legal Services Corporation    

Martha Ford-Gladden
Retired – Client Representative

Karen C. Hermann
Crowell & Moring LLP

Evelyn B. Kemp
Retired – Client Representative

Joseph M. Kolar
BuckleySandler LLP

Peter R. Kolker
Zuckerman Spaeder LLP

Karla J. “Tip” Letsche
Wittie, Letsche & Waldo, LLP

Ernest "Chico" Rosemond

Simone E. Ross
Covington & Burling LLP

Adrian L. Steel, Jr.
Mayer Brown

Patrice Harris Talbott
Nixon Peabody LLP

William E. White
Allen & Overy LLP

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