+ Biography

Paul A. Ledford, CAE, DPL

Paul A. Ledford is a 1986 graduate of Florida State University – College of Business. He has been engaged in politics and government affairs since 1984, served as a state government administrator and regulator, and has worked full-time in the realm of public policy development as an association executive since 1995. He is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) and a Designated Professional Lobbyist (DPL). In 2004, Paul joined Florida Hospice & Palliative Care Association (FHPCA) as President & CEO. Paul has presented sessions on a variety of topics related to association management, grassroots organization, building an advocacy program, and coalition building. He serves as the Hospice Action Network (HAN) Ambassador for the State of Florida, influencing Members of Congress on behalf of the National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). From 2019-2021, Paul served on the NHPCO Board of Directors, the HAN Board of Directors, and as Chair of the NHPCO Council of States. He serves on numerous state and national advisory councils, committees, and coalitions related to policy development for hospice and palliative care.

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