NCPEA - National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

Meet NCPEA Program Director and Developer:

Beth Rosenthal

               Effective Oct. 1, 2012, Beth Rosenthal, MS, became NCPEA’s Program Director and Developer.  This is a new role for Ms. Rosenthal, who has been managing NCPEA's administration and projects since 2010.  Ms. Rosenthal has over 20 years experience as a consultant to nonprofit organizations, foundations, intermediaries and government agencies. She is Principal of Collaboration and Change, LLC, a consulting firm that provides organizational, leadership/board and community development to build nonprofit capacity, manage change and improve advocacy impact.

              She has pioneered research and practice on building effective coalitions and collaborations and supports organizations to maximize their success with these models. A skillful fundraiser, Ms. Rosenthal has raised millions of dollars for diverse clients from federal, state, local and private sources, and now assists NCPEA with its development efforts. Earlier in her career she was charter Executive Director of the Washington Heights-Inwood Coalition (WHIC) in NYC, where she managed and raised funds for over 25 different programs, led an interethnic board, and established innovative programs that continue today. 

               Ms. Rosenthal brings varied experience in issues of aging and victims services. At the WHIC she piloted senior services such as court monitoring, neighbor supports, and community mediation. As a consultant she designed and provided training and technical assistance for the NYC Adult Protective Services Program, Area Councils on Aging, member agencies of the Council of Senior Centers and Services, and homecare providers, among a variety of other NYC and national nonprofits. She was Senior Planner on a multi-agency initiative that launched New York City’s (NYC) first Elder Abuse Center. In guiding comprehensive planning efforts, Ms. Rosenthal has integrated a focus on aging into strategies for healthcare, housing, crime prevention and other essential services.

              Ms. Rosenthal also conducts applied research, publishes, and teaches as an Adjunct Professor on the topics of collaboration, advocacy and community organizing. She has served on the faculty of New York University’s Wagner School of Public Service ,Columbia University School of Social Work, City University of New York (CUNY)’s Silberman School of Social Work, Hostos Community College, and York College. Ms. Rosenthal holds a BA from Barnard College, and MS from Columbia University School of Social Work, and was a Revson Fellow for the Future of New York City pursuing postgraduate studies at Columbia.

            Contact Beth Rosenthal at brosenthal@preventelderabuse.org or 212-673-9118.