State President, AARP Massachusetts; Founder and Co-Chair, The Massachusetts Taskforce to End Loneliness and Build Community
Sandra Harris is the state president of AARP Massachusetts. She is also is a member of Commit to Connect Nationwide Network of Champions and the Age-Friendly Boston Advisory Council. She serves on the Community Leadership Advisory Board at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; the Advisory Board of St Helene’s House, and the Advisory Board of Project Q Boston, a proposed community development to support Boston residents in their quest to age healthfully and intergenerationally, with a focus on the LGBTQ community.
She is retired Principal of S Harris Interiors, an interior design firm that specialized in senior living design, and a founding member of the Boston Society of Architect’s Knowledge Committee on Designing for Aging.
Sandra has significant managerial experience in business, higher education and academic health. She holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from Southern University and a master’s degree in interior design from George Washington University. She has one daughter and two grandsons. Sandra lives in Boston.