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Director of County Area Agency on Aging Joins Wright Center for Community Health Board of Directors


Scranton, Pa. (Feb. 4, 2021) – The Wright Center for Community Health recently welcomed Jason Kavulich, Director of the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging, to its Board of Directors. Kavulich brings 21 years of experience within the human service field to The Wright Center’s governance table.

Kavulich previously was employed by the Lackawanna County Office of Youth and Family Services, where he progressed from a caseworker to a supervisor followed by an administrator position. In his current leadership role with the county Area Agency on Aging, he promotes the innovation and expansion of services for older adults and strongly advocates to guarantee their rights and independence. 

“I’m honored to join The Wright Center for Community Health Board of Directors and expand on the ties that will best serve the older adults of our community,” Kavulich said. “Partnering with Federally Qualified Health Center Look-Alikes like The Wright Center is the future of local healthcare. It demonstrates the power of alliances between organizations and individuals who share the same mission: to provide better, more comprehensive services that tie mental health, medical needs and social support all into one care package for our most vulnerable.”

Kavulich is a graduate of the University of Scranton and a lifelong resident of Scranton. As a human services professional, he has dedicated his efforts to ending food insecurity and homelessness and improving access to services and cultural opportunities to the residents of Lackawanna County through his active board participation with the United Way, Penn State Scranton, Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging, Food Policy Council, Lackawanna County Pro Bono and the Anthracite Heritage Museum.

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