Shawn Bloom| Operations Director - email
The Operations Director is responsible for all operations including, but not limited to, grounds maintenance and capital improvements.
Shawn Bloom is the owner of 3 regular patrons at the dog park; Lily, Winnie and Stormy. As for work he is the President and CEO of the National PACE Association (NPA). Shawn has been with NPA since 2000 at which time there were 18 PACE organizations operating in 6 states. Currently, there are 154 PACE organizations in 31 states serving approximately 60,000 individuals. Prior to NPA, Shawn spent 5 years as the Executive Director of the Missouri Association of Homes for the Aging (MoAHA), which represented not-for-profit long-term health care and housing facilities in the state of Missouri. Shawn previously worked in the Policy and Governmental Affairs Division of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) – now called Leading Age – a Washington, D.C. based trade association that represents not-for-profit long-term health and housing services for the aging. Shawn has testified before the U.S. Congress, state legislative committees as well as the National Academy of Sciences on elderly and long-term care policy issues. Shawn received his B.S. in biochemistry and gerontology from Kansas State University and completed his Masters coursework in long term care at the University of North Texas, Center for Studies in Aging. Shawn began his career in the field working as a nursing home Certified Nurse Aide in high school and college.
Shawn was elected in October 2023. His term expires in October 2025.