Doug Farmer, MPA
President & CEO
Colorado Health Care Association & Center for Assisted Living
Doug Farmer is President and CEO of the Colorado Health Care Association (CHCA). The Association represents the nursing home and assisted living professions through education and advocacy. Prior to his time at CHCA, Doug served in numerous roles in Kansas state government. He began his career as an analyst in the Governor’s budget office and moved on to serve as Assistant Secretary on Aging; Deputy Secretary of Health and Environment, Chief of Staff to the Attorney General of Kansas, and Deputy Director of the Kansas Health Policy Authority. After leaving state government, Doug served as the Vice President for Policy with the Sunflower Foundation where he worked on public policy matters related to health care, and trained nonprofit executives in public policy advocacy. Doug earned a Master of Public Administration from James Madison University and a BA in Political Science from the University of California at Davis.
Monday, October 8
7:45 AM – 9:00 AM