Call us at: (607) 722-1251

Our Staff

Casondra Hamilton

Executive Director

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.

Rebecca Bradley

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 7 year old nephew around, hiking, or cheering on her beloved Woman’s National Soccer Team.

Morgan White

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.

Jane Talbot

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.

 Chereese Douglas

Assistant HIICAP Coordinator/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. When the opportunity became available, she took on the position of Assistant HIICAP Coordinator.

Sabrina Scelsi

Program Specialist/Office Manager

Sabrina is a proud mother of three daughters and the blessed “Oma” of two grandsons. She is an avid reader of non-fiction. Sabrina has contributed to the Southern Tier workforce for over 25 years in school districts and law firms. She was very happy to join Action for Older Persons in September because the most important thing to her is helping people.

Ellen Hotchkiss

Program Specialist

Ellen began working for AOP in September 2018 as a Program Specialist. She came with experience in different facets of Health Care including Mental Health services and Cardiology services. Prior to working for the aging population, Ellen assisted local youths in school and at the Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference. Besides working for AOP, Ellen enjoys spending time with her 4 grandchildren, reading, gardening, and traveling the country. Her favorite place to have traveled in, so far, is Montana.

Action for Older Persons’ Board of Directors

Sally Hoffman, President
Interim Healthcare

Denise Mughetti, Vice President
Home Instead Senior Care

Sandi Sanzo, Secretary

Jean Westcott, Treasurer
The Children’s Home of Wyoming Conference

Greg Catarella

Judith Kessler

Maria Motsavage

Lucia Esposito

Ann McNichols

Lorna Steigerwald

Suk-Young Kang

Kathy Bunnell

Kathy Rezeski

Victoria Morabito

Mark Johnson

Chris Marion




Stay Connected

Online Elder Services Guide

The most up-to-date, comprehensive directory of services for seniors in Broome County.

Review Us

Action for Older Persons, Inc.

200 Plaza Drive Suite B
Vestal, NY 13850

Phone: 607-722-1251
Fax: 607-722-1293

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:00pm

Back to Top