Our Staff

Margie Zelenak

Executive Director

PALA Executive Director
Argentum Champion of Seniors
PA Healthcare Power 100

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Lauren Gutshall

Commonwealth Strategic Partners

PALA welcomed Commonwealth Strategic Partners in 2020 to assist with advocacy efforts in Pennsylvanian and Washington DC.
Lauren Gutshall and Sean Schafer represent PALA with advocacy.

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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Joan DeLuca

Administrative Assistant

Assists with Membership and Event Management

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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. 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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