PPSV attorneys are active members in their communities. Some examples of our work-related community involvement are:
- Stan Freeman serves on the Board of Directors of National Student Partnerships, as the Founder of the Burning Tree Elementary School Educational Foundation, and has coached youth baseball for twelve years.
- Joel Hamme is President-Elect Delegate to the American Health Lawyers Association. He will become President of the Association in July 2008. Mr. Hamme has long served the AHLA, recently as Secretary, Executive Committee Member, Board of Directors Member, Finance Committee Chair, Treasurer, Chair of the Practice Groups Committee, and Chair of the program on long term care law, a post which he held for 10 years.
- Mary Susan Philp serves as Chair of the Arlington County Commission on Aging, which advises the County Board and Agency on Aging regarding issues affecting older persons. In 2005-2006, she headed the Commission's Medicare Education Committee and was actively involved in Medicare Part D outreach and counselling.
- Jim Pyles serves on the Board of the Maryland National Capitol Homecare Association and on the Board of the American Association Home Care Physicians. This is pro bono work.
- Bob Saner serves as general counsel to the National Organization on Disability, is a Director for the United Way in Kent County, Maryland, and is Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Kent School, also in Kent County.
- Bobby Silverstein is Director of the Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy.The Center conducts research and analysis of complex public policy issues affecting individuals with disabilities and their families.