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Jason Kavulich

Acting Secretary of Aging

Prior to being nominated by Governor Shapiro to serve as Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Aging, Jason Kavulich served as Director of the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging. In his leadership role with the county Area Agency on Aging, he promoted the innovation and expansion of services for older adults and strongly advocates to guarantee their rights and independence. Kavulich brings 21 years of experience within the human service field to the Shapiro-Davis Administration, progressing from a county caseworker through supervisor and administrator positions within the Lackawanna County Office of Youth and Family Services and Director of the Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging.

Kavulich is a graduate of the University of Scranton and a lifelong resident of Scranton. As a human services professional, he has dedicated his efforts to ending food insecurity and homelessness and improving access to services and cultural opportunities to the residents of Lackawanna County through his active board participation with the United Way, Penn State Scranton, Pennsylvania Association of Area Agencies on Aging, Food Policy Council, Lackawanna County Pro Bono and the Anthracite Heritage Museum.