Staff

  • April Young

    Email: ayoung@nasuad.org

    April Young is the Director for NCI-AD at the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD). Before joining NASUAD, Ms. Young worked as a policy advisor specializing in long term services and supports for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Ms. Young played an instrumental role in the adoption of a state-wide Employment First policy and has extensive experience with home and community-based services programs. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Texas at Austin with a concentration in Community and Administrative Leadership.

  • Julie Bershadsky

    Email: jbershadsky@hsri.org

    Dr. Bershadsky is the Director for NCI-AD for Human Services Research Institute (HSRI). She is also the primary methodologist, data analyst and research lead on the National Core Indicators (NCI) project. She holds a BA in Statistics and a PhD in Health Services Research from the University of Minnesota.

  • Camille Dobson

    Email: cdobson@nasuad.org

    Camille Dobson is the Deputy Executive Director of National Association for States United on Aging and Disabilities (NASUAD). Prior to this role, she worked for 10 years at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, focusing on Medicaid policy and operations. She is a certified professional in healthcare quality, and received her bachelor’s degree in International Affairs and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration, both from George Washington University.

  • Valerie Bradley

    Email: vbradley@hsri.org

    Ms. Bradley has been founder and President of Human Services Research Institute since its inception in 1976. During that time, it has become a leading resource for public managers in human services across the country. After getting her Masters in Political Science at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, she began her work in the 1960s as a staffer to the California Assembly where she contributed to the development of landmark legislation in mental health and developmental disabilities.

  • Stephanie Giordano

    Email: sgiordano@hsri.org

    Ms. Giordano is the Project Coordinator for NCI-AD. She holds a Master’s Degree in Ethics and Public Policy from Suffolk University and is working on her PhD at Northeastern University.