Doug Dickerson

State Director for North Carolina

Doug Dickerson serves as AARP’s State Director for North Carolina, where he leads AARP’s advocacy and programs that help people age 50-plus find life to be more affordable, easier and enjoyable.  With a small staff working alongside 3,600 volunteers in the state, his team has consistently delivers federal, state and local victories for 1.1 million members and the older population, benefiting families with fraud protection, utility rate decreases, improved adult guardianship laws, and home and community services for the aged, blind or living with dementia.

Doug recently chaired North Carolina’s Task Force on Alzheimer’s disease, and is co-leading the state’s implementation of the legislature-approved strategy.  He has a MBA from Duke University, and a Masters in International Relations from Boston University.  A 21-year Air Force veteran, he retired in 2011 after five combat deployments, a Bronze Star, and numerous military decorations, including a 3-time recognition from the Japanese prime ministry for his squadron’s community service.

Doug Dickerson will be speaking at:

Communities for All Ages: Inspiring Ideas from America’s City Leaders and AARP

- 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM ,

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