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QSAC CEO Lisa Veglia Receives 2023 Whole Health Hero Award from Crain's New York


Image is a screenshot of the front page of the print edition of Crain's New York for November 27, 2023.

Lisa Veglia, QSAC's Chief Executive Officer, has been recognized as a 2023 Whole Health Hero in the November 27th edition of Crain's New York. The awards are sponsored by Empire BlueCross BlueShield and honors "leaders in New York and the metropolitan region who exemplify public service and professional devotion as they work to improve the financial, physical and mental health of their communities and workplaces."


In honoring Lisa, Crain's wrote:

Lisa A. Veglia, a recognized expert on autism services, leads efforts to serve children and adults on the autism spectrum throughout NYC and Long Island. She has been a leader and advocate in supporting and providing services for such individuals and their families for over 30 years. Veglia is also the Chairperson of the Queens Council on Developmental Disabilities, an organization which advocates for the rights of individuals with developmental disabilities. In July 2023, she led the development of a virtual conference on the Impact of Aging on the Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities community. Veglia currently serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the Interagency Council of Developmental Disabilities Agencies (IAC), which represents more than 150 member agencies serving more than 90,000 individuals with developmental disabilities.

Click here to read more about this year's other honorees.



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