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:

"Thanks for doing Focus on Aging Adults. Once again, you were a fantastic and knowledgeable guest."
                                              - Steve Gardner
                                              Asst. State Director, AARP of PA                                 
"As always, great job! I admire your speaking abilities. Thanks for the support!
                                     - Krista L. Geer
                                         Executive Director, Active Aging, Inc.

“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.


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.
AARP shines a spotlight on the vital role Adult Day Services plays for families and the challenges of Covid-19.
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Sen. Afflerbach congratulates Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey at a Pittsburgh Power 100 event and later congratulates Jake Wheatley on his appointment as Mayor Gainey's Chief of Staff.
On July 14th
Sen. Afflerbach
visited Yvonne Toth 
(a new PADSA Board Member) at her Bethlehem area Adult Day Center at the YWCA campus.
At the Humane Action Pittsburgh Heroes Gala, Sen. Afflerbach congratulates Dr. Karen Phillips, founder of Hope Haven for Animals, on her Compassionate Living Award (left) and Pittsburgh City Councilperson Erika Strassburger on her Legislator of the Year Award. (right)
At the NADSA annual conference in Pittsburgh, Sen. Afflerbach joins NADSA Board Member Doris Karpeh-Diaz of NY; closing keynote speaker and US Aging President, Dr. Mary Ann Spanos; and Enid Karpeh-Diaz of NY.