Conference Sponsors

  • Riley Heritage Values Fund - Jeanne & Tony Riley [Gold]
  • iPHET (Institute for the Promotion of Health, Education and Arts, and Technology) - Nadhir Muntaka & Grace Hampton [Gold]
  • Volunteer Centre County [Silver]
  • Vincentian Collaborative System [Bonze]
  • Susquehanna Wellness [Clearfield County "Village of Hope" site visit]
  • Morrison Living [Clearfield County "Village of Hope" site visit]

Conference Collaborators

  • Age-Friendly Care, PA (AFCPA) - Erica Husser
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters (Centre County Youth Service Bureau) - Zachary Maser
  • Centre County Office on Aging
  • Center for Performing Arts at Penn State
  • Clearfield County Area Agency on Aging - Kathy Gillespie and Bobbie McBurney-Johnson
  • Doing Good With Wood - Kyle Peck
  • Generations United - Donna Butts, Nancy Henkin, and Anita Rogers
  • iPHET - Nadhir Muntaka and Grace Hampton
  • Juniper Communities - Katie Kensinger
  • Margaret Sullivan Studios - Margaret Sullivan and Shuyu Fang
  • Mid-State Literacy Council - Amy Wilson
  • Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development - Stephan Goetz
  • Penn State Extension Leadership and Community Vitality team (OCMG program) - Linda Falcone, Neal Fogle, John Turack, and Peter Wulfhorst
  • OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) at Penn State - Brynn Rousselin
  • PASTO Agricultural Museum - Rita Graef
  • Penn State Center for Healthy Aging - Amy Lorek
  • Penn State Extension RAPP (Relatives As Parents Program) - Darlene Sansone, Rozalia Horvath, Jacque Amor-Zitzelberger, Cynthia Pollich, and Kristina Brant
  • Penn State University - Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education
  • Pennsylvania Department of Aging - Secretary Robert Torres and Stephanie Cole
  • Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health - Lisa Davis
  • Regional Engagement Center (Selinsgrove, PA) - Kelly Feiler
  • R.E.S.T. (Resources to Empower, Support, and Transform Kinship Families) - Bobbie McBurney-Johnson
  • Riley Heritage Values Fund - Jeanne and Tony Riley
  • Smart Growth Partnership of Westmoreland County
  • Sustainability Institute (Penn State University) - Ilona Ballreich
  • Ten Thousand Villages - Deb Smith
  • Vincentian Collaborative System - Patty Embree, Ann Cosentino, Michelle Bulger, Christine Holko, and Kenna Embree
  • Volunteer Centre County - Ann Echols
  • Weaving Wisdom (ILI) - Grace Hampton, Sandy Lopez, and Dorothy Christensen

Other Acknowledgements

  • The Penn State Arboretum - for hosting the pre-conference site visit, "Guided Gingko Walk: Collecting Haiku Seeds," an intergenerational outdoor writing experience.
  • Anne Burgevin - for planning and facilitating the Guided Ginko Walk pre-conference experience at the Penn State Arboretum.
  • The Pennsylvania Intergenerational Conference Logo (design team): This logo was created by Sarah Allerheiligan and Parker Fuller, two talented students from the visual arts department at the State College Area High School, with guidance and support from Danielle Crowe (high school arts program teacher) and Grace Hampton (Fellow, Gen2Gen Innovation Fellow & ILI Fellow).
  • The Office of Conferences and Short Courses, College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State University - for handling conference logistics. Thank you Mary Seaton and staff.

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Matthew Kaplan, Ph.D.
  • Professor, Intergenerational Programs and Aging