Will Stoner, AARP Associate State Director for Livable Communities, is responsible for the organization’s “Livable Communities” agenda in New York State, which includes housing, mobility, and coordination of services. Will has been working closely with community partners from across the state to assess the challenges that older New Yorkers are facing in safely navigating their streets and to develop strategies to ensure that residents can remain living at home and in their communities. Will’s expertise is in community engagement, organizing, and advocacy at all levels of government. His career began in western New York where he worked for an environmental lobby organization. In 2002, he moved to Long Island and began working for the American Cancer Society. Now with AARP, He is most proud of the work that lead to the law in Suffolk County that requires that all affordable housing be built with Universal Design Standards and local level complete streets’ policies in towns across the island and a NYS law. He is a graduate of Canisius College. He lives in Mount Sinai, is married and has two children, William 6 and Paisley 2.