Casondra originally joined the AOP staff as the HIICAP Program Coordinator in April 2013 and became AOP’s Executive Director one year later. She received her Master of Public Administration degree from Binghamton University and Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations at SUNY Oswego with the goal of leading an organization, such as AOP, working to improve the lives of community members. Casondra is also an avid distance runner, preferring races between the 15k (9.33 miles) and marathon (26.2 miles) distances.
Mary Ann DeMoney
ICAN Program Coordinator
Mary Ann joined AOP in June 2013 as a Program Specialist. She came to AOP with 10+ years’ experience in Customer Services and Mental Health services. She has her A.S. in Human Services. In June 2015, Mary Ann became the Program Coordinator for AOP’s newest program the Independent Consumer Advocacy Network (ICAN) assisting those with both Medicare and Medicaid receiving assistance in their homes. She currently oversees the program in 5 counties, including Broome, Chenango, Cortland, Otsego, and Delaware. She prides herself on organization, dedication and advocating on behalf of her ICAN clients. She also has two kids that keep her very busy with school and sports.
LTCOP Program Coordinator
Rebecca (Becky) Bradley has been with Action for Older Persons for more than four years as the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Coordinator and has led the program through its recent expansion, now serving Broome, Chenango, Delaware and Tioga Counties. While working diligently to serve residents of long-term care facilities, Becky still finds time to stay involved in local community events and organizations. In her spare time, she can be found chasing her 4 year old nephew around or cheering on her beloved Woman’s National Soccer Team.
LTCOP Program Coordinator
Morgan began working at AOP as a Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Coordinator in November 2015. She began her professional career at a Long-Term Care facility in 2007 as a dietary aide and became a dietary supervisor. After attending SUNY Cortland and earning her Bachelors in English Literature, she started working as an activities leader at another facility. Morgan enjoys reading, spending time with family, and is a big fan of British history and pop culture.
HIICAP Program Coordinator
Jane started working at AOP as the HIICAP Coordinator in December 2015. She began her career as a programmer for IBM, working there for 12 years. Then after staying home with her children for a few years, she worked for 10 years as the Director of Faith Formation at Church of the Holy Family in Endwell. She is excited to be leading the HIICAP program which provides such valuable assistance to local residents.
Health Insurance Generalist
Chereese joined AOP in June 2015 as a Program Specialist. She assists with various aspects of the HIICAP, ICAN and APEL programs. Raised in New York City, she moved to Binghamton to continue her education and graduated from Binghamton University in 2014 with a Master’s in Social Work. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, dancing, and yoga.
Isabelle is currently a student at Binghamton University where she is enrolled in a five year fast-track program that will allow her to receive her Bachelors in Human Development and Masters in Public Administration. During the fall of 2016, Isabelle interned as a HIICAP counselor. Isabelle proved herself to be a valuable team member as an intern and she gladly accepted the position of Program Specialist after finishing her internship.
Action for Older Persons’ Board of Directors
Sally Hoffman, President
Denise Mughetti, Vice President
Home Instead Senior Care
Sandi Sanzo, Secretary
Jean Westcott, Treasurer
The Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference