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Sara Pappa is a faculty member at Marymount University where she teaches in the Health and Human Performance department. She also manages the regional falls prevention initiative, including the Northern Virginia Falls Prevention Alliance. She has worked as a Public Health Project Manager at the Fairfax County Health Department, managing public health projects at local, regional and state levels.  Her experience includes implementing and evaluating health promotion programs and policies; media outreach and public relations; grant research, writing and administration; budget development and management; coalition development and leadership; volunteer management; public speaking; fundraising and strategic planning. Sara and her family moved to Arlington in 2013 from Ohio, where she also worked in public health. Together with her husband, Gerard, Sara has three young adult children. They live in Lyon Village and love the walkability of Arlington! The family enjoys the bike trails and the wide variety of restaurants and shops along the Rosslyn-Ballston corridor. Sara is excited to join the ANV Board and looks forward to sharing her expertise in the area of healthy aging with others.