2016 Practitioner of the Year – Individual

Nina R. Keller, MSW
Assistant Director
Area Agency on Aging, District 7

Nina Keller, MSW, has worked at the Area Agency on Aging (District 7) for 26 years and currently serves as the Assistant Director.  Ms. Keller is skilled with establishing a plan of short-term and long-term goals for desired outcomes, and rigorously evaluates program effectiveness to respond to challenges for the purpose of improving services for older adults. Her work in services for older adults spans over thirty years and includes both institutional and community-based settings. She has presented on various topics related to programs and services at both state and national professional conferences and continues to engage in policy development with regards to service delivery for older adults in rural areas.

In the words of Pamela K. Matura, Executive Director of the AAA7, “Nina has worked at the Area Agency on Aging District 7 for 26 years and serves as my Assistant Director. She has been involved in literally every aspect of our Agency’s total operations and is a great value to our Agency and our district.”

2016 Practitioner of the Year – Individual

Pictured: Tina Lightcap (Area Agency on Aging District 7), Nina R. Keller (Area Agency on Aging, District 7), and Diane Ramey



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