Congratulations to PioneerCare CEO, Nathan Johnson, recipient of this year’s Spirit of Advocacy Award from LeadingAge Minnesota. Nathan was presented the award at the LeadingAge Minnesota Institute at St. Paul in February.
Photo: Kari Thurlow, LeadingAge Minnesota (LAM) President & CEO; Dan Dixon, Guardian Angels Senior Services CEO; Nathan Johnson, PioneerCare CEO; and Barb Klick, LeadingAge Minnesota Board Chairperson at LAM Institute in St. Paul.
The Spirit of Advocacy award is given to an individual or organization who makes outstanding contributions to advocacy on behalf of aging Minnesotans and the people who provide them with care in long-term care and senior living settings.
In 2015, Nathan drew statewide attention for lending his voice to influence legislation, significantly boosting wages for employees working in long term care. Nathan’s ongoing work supports increased investment by the State of Minnesota to provide permanent wage increases, rebuilding our workforce and ensuring sustained access to care for aging adults. Nathan is on the LeadingAge Minnesota Board of Directors where he currently serves as Secretary/Treasurer.