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Cito VangeasNOWCC Board of Directors Announce

New President and CEO

Arlington, VA – The Board of Directors of the National Older Worker Career Center, Inc. is pleased to announce the selection of Cito Vanegas as the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer effective August 8, 2016.  Vanegas will succeed Gregory Merrill, who is retiring after 10 years of service leading NOWCC.  Currently serving as Chief Financial Officer, Vanegas brings to the position an extensive nonprofit background that has spanned more than 23 years and an unwavering passion for serving the aging workforce.


NOWCC provides government agencies experienced workers

using cost-effective, flexible, innovative and contemporary

staffing options. 

  EPA Senior Environmental Employment (SEE) Program was established by Congress in 1984 with the passage of the Environmental Programs Assistance Act of 1984 (PL 98-313), that authorized EPA to make grants, or enter into cooperative agreements, with private nonprofit organizations to place individuals age 55 and older in assignments at EPA offices around the country.
  USDA-NRCS Agriculture Conservation Experienced Services (ACES) Program was authorized by Congress with the passage of the 2008 Farm Bill (Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008; PL 110-234), that enabled NRCS to establish an older worker employment program (age 55+) to provide technical assistance for conservation operations around the country. 

Michael T Jones
ACES Enrollee

Michael T Jones is an ACES Enrollee in Dinwiddle, Virginia.