Jean Galiana Joined the CCAF board in 2022.
Currently Jean works as Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority’s Older Adult System Coordinator with a mission to improve systems of prevention and support for older adults who are at risk of or currently experiencing homelessness. Her efforts include forming public-private partnerships, leading the system integration of non-traditional partners, program design and evaluation, advocacy on the local and state level, and improving system capacity and alignment.
Her 2019 coauthored book, Aging Well, which is based on her qualitative research of best practices in aging, has been downloaded 71,000 times to date. Jean remains a constant voice for equality for people of all ages and abilities including housing, healthcare, and community inclusion.
Jean holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Lehman College and a master’s degree in Aging Services Management from the University of Southern California’s Leonard Davis School of Gerontology.