Barbara "Jill" Faust
Barbara “Jill” Faust
Ms. Faust was appointed to the Paratransit Board on October 27, 2010 by the County of Sacramento. She is a graduate of California State University Sacramento with additional study in Gerontology. She has held the position of Administrator/Program Director at three Sacramento area Adult Day Health Centers since 1989, and has been at Eskaton Adult Day Health Center Carmichael for 15 years. Her program received the Brand Excellence Award from the President of Eskaton all four years it was awarded.
Ms. Faust’s involvement with the California Association for Adult Day Services (CAADS) as a board member began in 2005. She actively participated on workgroups, committees and was elected Secretary in 2009. She has been a conference presenter and delivered the key note address at two statewide CAADS conferences. Ms. Faust has had multiple opportunities to visit the state capital and testify on issues close to her heart. Ms. Faust is an advocate for older adults and people with disabilities and believes in transportation equality.
One of her proudest accomplishments is training for and completing the California International Marathon twice at age 59 and 60 and she still runs for fun and health.