Meet Paul Downey

paul downey


18+ years of experience as the President & CEO of Senior Community Centers – the largest provider of senior services in San Diego County

30+ years of involvement in public policy and advocacy

2nd-term board president of the National Association of Nutrition and Aging Services Programs (NANASP) – the nation’s preeminent advocacy organization for senior nutrition with more than 1,000 national members

Appointed as Commissioner to the California Commission on Aging (CCoA) by California Assembly Speaker John Pérez  in 2012

Appointed to 2005 White House Conference on Aging by Congresswoman Susan Davis

Degree in journalism from San Diego State University

Strategic Perspectives in Non-Profit Management certificate from Harvard Business School



PRIME Magazine  / San Diego Daily Transcript

KPBS / San Diego 6 / NBC San Diego / U-T San Diego / KOGO News Radio / KUSI-TV



Affordable Housing / Ageism / Aging Policy / Elections & Seniors / Healthcare / Medicare / Medi-Cal / Social Security / Nutrition Education / Senior Employment / Senior Homelessness

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