Roy Afflerbach, a former Pennsylvania State Senator, and Henry "Hank" Annoni a  former public school teacher and administrator, are the principal public policy advisors of TAG. They bring decades of  political, organizational, and educational advocacy experience to their client partners. Click on their photos for more individual information.
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At the Table and in the Community
for Our Partners...
At The Afflerbach Group we take Lao Tsu's classic proverb to heart. It is our guide. We live it.
The Afflerbach Group is fundamentally a networking public policy advocacy organization that focuses upon service to non-profit professional organizations. Simultaneously with assisting our client partners to achieve their immediate goals, we share with them the use of effective methodologies and techniques by which to achieve their future goals.
"If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish you feed him for a lifetime."
Lao Tsu
4th Century BCE
What Others Say About TAG:

“Your group presentation, 'Be Inventive: Policy Advocacy and the Blueprint for Strengthening Pennsylvania's Direct Care Workforce', was a key attraction for attendees, and we value your expertise in sharing this."
                    - Kimberly Pirilla-Scalise, SWPPA Education Committee
                       SWPPA Conference Planning Committee Co-Chair

“You made the topic of Medicare Advantage really easy to understand and the possibility of opening up a new avenue for fresh referrals for the Adult Day Programs a tangible possibility.” 

                                           - Jeraldine Fedoriw, Program Director
                                                 Gurwin Adult Day Health Program

“I think we’re a dynamic duo because when I speak to you things happen!”
                           Lynn Fields Harris, Executive Director
                             Center in the Park Chair 
                             National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC)

"Just wanted to give you the credit for my new love of advocacy and THANK YOU! I became a member of AIM- the Alzheimer’s Impact Movement [and am] likely going to Washington in June for the Advocacy Forum." 
                                            Tina Hess, President & CEO, Owner,
                                              Good News Consulting, Inc.

"Always appreciate your style, patience, strategic planning of next steps."
                - Terry Z. Fishler, VP of Strategic Business Development
                    ADS Data Systems
                    Board of Directors, NADSA 

At the 2019 Heroes Award Ceremony, Humane Action Pittsburgh honored Senator Roy C. Afflerbach, II with their first Annual Lifetime Achievement Award in his name for his 30 years of service and advocacy for animals.
Stephanie Cole (Senior Aide to Mr. Torres) and Robert Torres 
(Secretary of the PA Dept of Aging) met with Sen. Afflerbach at the 2019 Annual PASC Conference.
Senator Afflerbach is surrounded by Nevada delegates (left) Rolando & Katiushka Pasada and (right) Christina & Christopher Vito at the recent National Adult Day Services Association (NADSA) Conference in Minneapolis.
Sen. Afflerbach & Camille Dobson, (Deputy Executive Director of ADvancing States - formerly NASUAD),caught up with HCBS & Medicare Advantage issues in Minneapolis. Dir. Dobson served as the Keynote Speaker for the NADSA annual conference.
On November 15th Senator Afflerbach attended the 2019 HSUS Fundraising Gala held in NYC and chaired by Georgina Bloomberg.
(L-R: Cliff Barone, Chetana Mirle, Grace Kelly Herbert, Georgina Bloomberg, Nicole Barone, Sen. Afflerbach)
Even during unprecedented times, Roy is always at the table engaging virtually with his clients and public policy makers at all levels.