2018 Co-Chairs

 

 
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Emmie Knox

Owner, Assisting Hands Home Care

Emmie Knox is a Licensed Master Social Worker and native Austinite. Emmie earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees in social work from the University of Texas. She has an extensive background in medical social work and healthcare administration, particularly when it comes to the elderly population. She has worked in skilled nursing, assisted living, hospice care, and crisis intervention. 

 

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FRED LUGO

Executive Director, Coming of Age

Fred has over 25 years’ experience in volunteer management and human services planning on senior issues.  His professional experience has been with the State of Texas, the Austin Chamber of Commerce, and Travis County’s Health and Human Services Planning & Evaluation Division, RSVP and Coming of Age.  

Fred currently shares his passion on older adult issues and community engagement while serving on the Capital Area Aging Services Council, the regional Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council, and is a County-appointed Commissioner to the City of Austin’s Commission on Seniors.