Nora Super


Nora Super joined n4a in February 2016 as the Chief, Program and Services. In this role, Nora leads n4a’s training, technical assistance, research and development efforts. She oversees n4a’s key programs, including planning and capacity development, Aging and Disability Business Institute, the National Aging and Disability Transportation Center, the Aging Network Volunteer Resource Center, the Eldercare Locator and the Dementia Friendly America Initiative. 

Prior to joining n4a, Nora served as the Executive Director of the 2015 White House Conference on Aging in July, where she was responsible for directing a nationwide effort to identify and advance actions to improve the quality of life of older Americans. From 2012-2015, she served as Director of Public Affairs at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).Before joining federal service, Nora Super served as Director, Federal Government Relations, Health and Long-Term Care at AARP. In this role, she was responsible for managing AARP’s government relations activities regarding health care reform, Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care and prescription drugs. Before joining AARP, Nora represented Kaiser Permanente’s eight regional Permanente Medical Groups as the Permanente Federation’s Director of Public Policy and Government Relations.
Nora has more than 20 years of experience working in Washington, DC on a wide range of aging policy issues, including health care delivery and payment reform, Medicare, Medicaid, long-term care, retirement income security, and other federal and state aging programs.  She has worked in academia and in the private sector, including the GWU Medical School, the National Health Policy Forum, the Washington Business Group on Health and the Employee Benefit Research Institute.  She has also served in government at both the local and state level, and as congressional staff.
A native of New Orleans, Nora studied political science at Tulane University and completed her masters’ work in public administration, with a concentration in health policy, at George Washington University.