Colette Phipps has been an active force in the geriatric social work field for over 15 years. Her specializations include working with, advocacy and program development for older adults, caregivers, and telehealth often with an intergenerational focus. Ms. Phipps is a Research Analyst at the Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services. As such, she analyzes demographics, recognizes trends and helps to shape policy for Westchester’s seniors. Ms. Phipps is a SIFI certified field instructor and has participated in the 2005 and 2015 White House Conferences on Aging. Other experience includes grant writing, public speaking, event planning, supervision, and administration.