Our Staff

Margie Zelenak

Executive Director

PALA Executive Director
Secretary Argentum State Partners Executive Committee
Member of the Pennsylvania Long Term Council Outreach Committee
Member of the Department of Human Services Progressive Care Communities Workgroup
Member Southwestern PA Partnership in Aging Public Policy Committee
Member of the National Association of Regulatory Administration Adult Care Committee

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Jack Kane

PALA General Counsel

Jack is a principal with Offit Kurman Attorneys At Law. He serves as counsel to Pennsylvania based and multi-state behavioral health and developmental disability providers, a public behavioral health managed care organization, community health centers, assisted living communities, personal care homes, health care consulting organizations, and individual health care practitioners. His practice is focused on administrative agency and appellate litigation, regulatory compliance, risk management, audit reviews, provider reimbursement licensing disputes, and contract negotiation and drafting. Jack's prior experience as counsel for the Department of Human Services benefits all PALA members. He assists PALA with regulatory compliance and legislative issues in Harrisburg.

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Joan DeLuca

Administrative Assistant

Assists with Membership and Event Management

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Janet Neidig

Education and Communication Coordinator

Janet brings to PALA her experience with associations and education coordination.
Her primary responsibilities are management of the PALA conferences.
For information on upcoming conferences, email Janet.

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