Niles Godes

Chief Government Relations and Policy Officer, UsAgainstAlzheimer's

Niles has nearly 30 years of experience shaping public policy in Washington, D.C. Prior to joining UsAgainstAlzheimer’s, he served as Senior Vice President of Congressional Affairs for LeadingAge, where he represented 6,000 not-for-profit members that provide health and housing services for older adults. Earlier in his career, Niles served as Democratic Staff Director of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee, and as Chief of Staff for Sen. Byron Dorgan of North Dakota. Niles also spent more than a decade in the private sector representing not-for-profit organizations and companies of all sizes, from small trade associations to Fortune 500 companies. A native North Dakotan, Niles holds a law degree from Georgetown University and lives in Arlington, Va.

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Brain Health Conversation
Wednesday Oct. 21
12:45 PM
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Brain Health Advocacy During the Pandemic

Join policy and advocacy experts for a crash course in advocating for brain health during the COVID-19 pandemic. From an overview of key issues such as paid family leave and early detection to tips on educating policymakers in a virtual world, this session will equip you to advance your brain health agenda during this challenging time.

With a special message from Civil Rights Leader Dolores Huerta.

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