Senior Community Centers is delighted to congratulate Lora Connolly on her appointment by Governor Brown as the director of the California Department of Aging (CDA). Her long-standing commitment to improving the lives of California seniors and her extensive experience on aging policy make her an outstanding choice during this critical time in the State’s history.
Lora Connolly, 59, of Elk Grove, has been appointed director of the California Department of Aging (CDA). Connolly has been chief deputy director at CDA since 2002 and also served as acting director from 2004 to 2007 and from 2011 to 2012. Connolly was assistant secretary of aging and long term care at the California Health and Human Services Agency from 2000 to 2002 and chief of the Office of Long Term Care at the California Department of Health Care Services from 1997 to 2000. She worked at the Department of Health Care Services from 1993 to 1997 in multiple positions, including communications coordinator. This position requires Senate confirmation and the compensation is $129,796. Connolly is a Democrat. Read more of Governor Brown’s Appointments>>