Session: Caregiving! Alzheimer’s! Parkinson’s! What We Need To Know!
VA State Office
Genéa Luck is the Associate State Director of Multicultural Outreach for the AARP Virginia State Office, where she delivers unique community based workshops and events. She is charged with developing stronger community based engagements with nonprofits, faith-based institutions, colleges, fraternities and sororities to provide insight to all the unique offerings of AARP. AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of more than 37 million. It seeks to help people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities and fights for the issues that matter most to families such as healthcare, employment security and retirement planning.
Her personal vision is to always remain loyal, faithful, civic-minded and actively engaged while participating on a number of volunteer activities. She has served on the Arlington Healthy Community Action Team and the Alexandria Childhood Obesity Action Network (COAN). She is past steering committee member of the Northern Virginia Healthy Kids Coalition, and past board member for Rebuilding Together Alexandria, where she focused the efforts of the outreach and marketing to supporting the African American community. She is currently busy with the Arlington Interchurch Community Health Initiative and has volunteered with the Alexandria Commission on Women.
She has received numerous awards and recognition for her years of service and dedication to the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, the Avon Breast Cancer Foundation, Howard University Diabetes Support Group, Girl Scouts of America and her home church of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Arlington, Virginia where she has served under the leadership of Dr. Leonard N. Smith. Her passion is mentoring children, as she devotes much of her time and talents shaping the lives of young girls in her community as she juggles the roles of Troop Leader, Cookie Manager, CPR First Aider and Camp Certified Leader of her Daisy, Brownie, Junior and Teen Girl Scout Troops that has met at Mount Zion Baptist for over 20 years.
A native of Hampton Roads Virginia, Ms. Luck received her undergraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science from Howard University and her master’s degree in Public Relations from The American University in Washington, DC. She is the proud mother of an inquisitive young daughter who is the joy of her life.