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November 2019
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Jennifer Hunt joins Aging and Adult Services

Jennifer (Jen) Hunt, joined the AASA team as State Assistant Administrator (SAA) on September 23rd. In this role, she will use her extensive public policy experience to serve as the Agency’s Legislative and Communications Liaison. In addition, she will be the staff partner to the CSA’s policy committee and assist with developing strategic collaborations.


Jen Hunt most recently served as the Director of Public Policy for the Alzheimer's Association Michigan Chapters. In her role, she advocated for various state and federal issues relating to dementia, including funding for the MI Choice Waiver Program, non-Medicaid home and community based services funding, and elements of the re-authorization of the Older Americans Act. She also served on the steering committee of the Michigan Dementia Coalition, co-chairing the Public Policy Committee. She previously served as the Director of Grassroots Advocacy and Vice President of Government Relations for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN), the 501(c)4 advocacy arm of the American Cancer Society. Jen has a bachelor's degree in journalism and political science from Central Michigan University and a Master of Public Administration from Grand Valley State University.


Contact Jen at huntj15@michigan.gov or 517-284-0147.


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