Zarlengo named to national AARP board
Phil Zarlengo of Jamestown was named of the Board of Directors for the American Association of Retired Persons, at the board's recent meeting in Washington, D.C.
Zarlengo formerly served as Brown University's executive director of the Northeast and the Islands Regional Education Research Laboratory - one of the university's largest projects for improving education. In addition to his role as state president, Zarlengo's volunteer work with AARP includes serving on the Rhode Island General Assembly Legislative Committee on Predatory Lending. He also serves as a consultant on
Through a joint AARP sponsorship of its annual "Boomer" Conference designed prepare individuals in their 50s for later and retirement, Zarlengo has helped build a relationship with Brown University School of Medicine .
The process used to select AARP board members is extensive and very selective. Over the past year, more than 800 applicants were screened. Zarlengo will
installed at the association's upcoming National Leadership Forum and serve a six-year term.