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James Ramoni, LCSW

Director of the Department of Aging and Adult Services & Public Administrator/Guardian/Conservator
County of Santa Clara, Social Services Agency

Jim Ramoni’s entire professional career has been in the Santa Clara County Social Services Agency dating back to 1990 as an entry level social worker in child welfare. Throughout the 1990’s Jim devoted his work to children and families in crisis and supervised social work staff in innovative programs including the Agency’s multicultural family resource centers and led the department in the family conferencing initiative providing families a voice in child welfare decision making. 1n 1999, Jim moved to the newly created Department of Aging and Adult Services serving as the manager of the Senior Nutrition Program (SNP) as well as In-Home Supportive Services Program (IHSS). Mr. Ramoni was appointed Director of the Department of Aging and Adult Services in 2013 and is responsible for Adult Protective Services (APS), Senior Nutrition Program (SNP), In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS), and the Public Administrator/Guardian Conservator (PAGC) Office as well as the County initiative the Seniors’ Agenda.

Jim possesses a Master of Social Welfare from the University of California, Berkeley, a Bachelor of Arts in Molecular Biology and Psychology from San Jose State University and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Diana Miller

Diana Miller is the Seniors’ Agenda Project Director with the Department of Aging and Adult Services for Santa Clara County in the heart of Silicon Valley. She oversees the County’s initiative for all 15 cities getting the WHO Age Friendly designation by 2017 as well as being one of the pilot communities for Dementia Friendly America.

Previously, she was the Community Outreach Director for a San Jose City Councilmember. Her nonprofit experience includes serving as Executive Director of two nonprofits: People Acting in Community Together, (PACT) a faith based community organizing project and the Tenderloin Senior Organizing Project in San Francisco. Her experience working with seniors has been in a wide variety of settings including an inpatient geriatric psychiatric unit of a hospital, skilled nursing home and low income HUD senior housing. She has also served as a consultant, trainer and facilitator to grass roots organizations.

She holds a M.A. from Wheaton College and a B.A. from the University of Kansas