Mary Liveratti is a currently the Volunteer President of AARP Nevada and is a former deputy director of the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services as well as a 24-year veteran of the Nevada Division for Aging and Disability Services. She has had many accomplishments during her state service including the establishing of the statewide Home and Community-Based Service (HCBS) waiver program, providing services to help keep seniors in their homes and living independently as long as possible. She also led community partnership efforts to launch the Nevada 2-1-1 telephone service, providing 24 hour access to health and human service information; helped to expand autism services throughout the state, and most recently established dental services under the Senior and Disability Rx program.
Liveratti began her career as a VISTA volunteer with the Clark County Economic Opportunity Board Senior Center and the Nutrition/Meals on Wheels program. A licensed social worker, she has served on many statewide boards including the Nevada Commission on Aging, Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities, Alzheimer’s Association and Nevada Senior Olympics. As coordinator for the Governor’s Strategic Plan for Senior Services Task Force she led the development of a ten-year strategic plan for seniors.