Since 1998 David Fuks has been CEO of Cedar Sinai Park, an organization providing services to elders and the people with disabilities. He is also an Adjunct Professor at the Portland State University School of Social Work where he teaches graduate classes in leadership and fundraising. He has worked in the human services arena in Oregon, since 1974, in leadership roles both in the non-profit and governmental sectors including: Director of the Oregon Juvenile Services Commission, Executive Director of the Edgefield Children’s Center, and Metro-Region Child Welfare Administrator. David is Vice-President and Legislative Chair of both the Oregon Alliance of Senior and Health Services and the Association of Jewish Aging Services, a North American Association. He is a graduate of University of Michigan where he received both a BA and MSW. In his youth, Fuks worked as an actor and as a member of the improvisational comedy group, “Waggie and Friends.” He is a published author of short stories and poetry. Fuks lives in Portland, Oregon with his very patient wife and has two adult sons.