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Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency
Director, Division of Social Services
Ms. Gordon is the Director for the Division of Social Services (and the Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living) at the Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA). She has been with KIPDA for almost eight years. Prior to working with KIPDA, she worked with the Cabinet for Health Services as a Branch Manager for the Elder Rights, Special Initiatives and Supports Branch in the Office of Aging Services and as a Program Administrator for the Division of Mental Health. Her experience serving older adults include working as a Homecare Case Manager serving older persons in the Barren River Region, working with older adults with mental health issues at the Barren River Community Mental Health Mental Retardation Board, and as a Senior Citizen Center Director in Franklin County. Ms. Gordon has also worked with persons with disabilities throughout her career including the Cleveland Developmental Center, BRMHMRC, DMHMRS, and the Statewide Independent Living Council. She also coordinated volunteer respite services for caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and facilitated an Alzheimer’s Support Group. Ms. Gordon serves on the Board of Directors for Kentucky Association for Gerontology and the Southeast Association for Area Agencies on Aging. She is currently the Chair of the Regional Mobility Council for the KIPDA Region and is a member of the Kentucky Association for Area Agencies on Aging. Ms. Gordon has worked in the field of human services and with older adults and persons with disabilities for more than thirty years.
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