Advocacy Council

The PAR Advocacy Council includes professional government relations staff who are registered lobbyists and contract lobbyists of PAR provider members. The council meets to discuss legislative activities and coordinate lobbying efforts to effectively communicate PAR’s advocacy message on behalf of providers. The Advocacy Council meets monthly with call in capability for those who aren't able to attend in person at the PAR office.

Charlie Hooker, Chair

President and Chief Executive Officer 
Keystone Human Services, Inc.
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Charles J. Hooker, III is the President and CEO of Keystone Human Services, a global provider of services and supports for intellectual disability, autism, and mental health services in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware, the Republic of Moldova and India. In the Republic of Moldova, Keystone Moldova, has been providing support for individuals leaving institutions, working with the government and local public authorities to develop sustainable community-based services for people with disability. In India, Keystone Institute India, is working to develop young leaders and new directions of support for people with disability living in regions throughout India. Keystone has also worked in Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, and Romania. Mr. Hooker is a PAR Board member and the Chair of ANCOR's International Council.