Programs and Planning Division Chief, Alabama Department of Senior Services
Nick Nyberg is the Programs and Planning Division Chief at the Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS) where his responsibilities include grant writing and managing the development and coordination of the statewide Older Americans Act (OAA) and other grant programs for senior citizens, people with disabilities, and caregivers.
Prior to joining ADSS, Nick served in many capacities at the South Central Alabama Development Commission (SCADC) AAA for more than 15 years. In 2005, he was chosen to implement, coordinate, and pilot the new Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) federal grant program for the state. Today the ADRCs are the backbone of all 13 AAAs as this valuable service is the entry point access to benefits counseling and other resources for senior citizens, people with disabilities, and caregivers.
Nick has received certifications in Case Management, Long Term Care Ombudsman, Person-Centered Counseling, and the international Certification for Community Resource Specialist in Aging and Disabilities (CRS-A/D). He has served on numerous boards, including the Alabama Gerontological Society. Nick is a graduate of Troy University.