About Diane Ramey
Diane Ramey is a Vice President of Medicaid Services with the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc. She works with state agencies, managed care and local key stakeholders to ensure long term care services and supports are administered per expectations. After spending more than two decades working in the long-term care system, she knows what truly drives the system and how to ensure older adults, disabled individuals and caregivers access care. Diane values individual choice, independence and dignity for those whom she serves.
Diane has lead and hosted state wide work groups and events that focus on long-term care and aging issues. She has successfully fostered relationships that have resulted in the development and implementation of new programs and services. Diane is currently president of the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Educators (OAGE), an organization that promotes gerontological education, support Ohio’s aging network as a resource for research and practice, and provides professional development for students, faculty and professionals.
Diane has managed programs and teams leading them to a 90% success rating on meeting rule requirements and customer satisfaction scores. As a trained strategic planner, through American Management Association and LEAN Mastery, from the University of Akron, she organizes retreats and training sessions that nurture organizational transformation and growth.
Diane holds a BA in Sociology from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. She is a licensed social worker (LSW). She been married 24 years to her husband, Dave, and has two grown children and three grandchildren.