Scott Tanaka, MSW
Scott Tanaka is a project specialist for the Center to Champion Nursing in America (CCNA), an initiative of AARP Foundation, AARP, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He supports efforts to increase the diversity of stakeholders and coalition building for the Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action, a national initiative of those same organizations to transform health care through nursing and build healthier communities for everyone in America. He also supports the Campaign’s Diversity Steering Committee, state Action Coalitions, consultants, and advocacy efforts concerning the public’s access to health care. Before joining CCNA, Scott was with AARP’s Multicultural Leadership team and supported the Asian American Pacific Islander Audience Strategy. Scott obtained a master’s degree in social work from the University of Southern California, and received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Biola University in La Mirada, Calif.