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Haughton-Pitts Joins AARP Illinois Executive Council
Date:11/6/2007

Former Member of the National Institutes of Health Advisory Council Appointed to AARP State Leadership Team

CHICAGO, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, AARP Illinois announced the appointment of Ruby Haughton-Pitts, to its State Executive Council. In this lead volunteer position, Haughton-Pitts will be a member of the organization's seven-member leadership committee, helping to determine AARP's state agenda.

An advocate of health care access for low-income Americans, Haughton-Pitts was appointed to the National Institutes of Health Advisory Council during the Clinton administration.

"Ruby brings a strong background in community service and business acumen to AARP Illinois' Executive Council," said Bob Gallo, State Director for AARP Illinois. "We're glad to have her join the AARP Illinois team - where our 1.8 million members will no doubt benefit from her passion and dedication."

Haughton-Pitts brings with her over 20 years of experience in public affairs, public relations, communications and advocacy. She led The Metropolitan Group in the opening of its Chicago office in the fall of 2005 and continues to provide consulting services to the company nationwide while also starting her own business, R. Haughton-Pitts Communications. Previously, she was director of legislative and public affairs at CareOregon, Oregon's largest Medicaid health plan.

Continuing her efforts to create affordable access to health care, Haughton-Pitts served on the Oregon Governor's Racial and Ethnic Health Task Force. Haughton-Pitts currently serves on the board of directors of Women Employed and Our Community Health Information Network where she provides public affairs expertise.

Haughton-Pitts holds a bachelor's degree in rhetoric and communications from the University of Oregon and also attended Xavier University in Louisiana.

AARP has over 1.7 million members in Illinois. AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to making life better for people 50 and over. We provide information and resources; engage in legislative, regulatory and legal advocacy; assist members in serving their communities; and offer a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for our members. These include AARP The Magazine, published bimonthly; AARP Bulletin, our monthly newspaper; Segunda Juventud, our quarterly newspaper in Spanish; Live and Learn, our quarterly newsletter for National Retired Teachers Association members; and our web site, http://www.aarp.org. We have staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


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