Diane Justice, Senior Program Director, National Academy for State Health Policy, focuses her work on long term and chronic care issues facing states. She formerly served as Executive Director of the National Association of State Units on Aging. As Deputy Assistant Secretary on Aging, Administration on Aging, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, she was instrumental in the design and adoption of the National Family Caregiver Support Program. Her experience also includes positions at the Congressional Research Service, Thomson Healthcare, National Governors Association, and the Minnesota Board on Aging. She holds a masters degree from the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.