Council on Aging

Overview

The Board guides and directs the programs and initiatives of the Council on Aging/Senior Center. Members also participate in committees and special programs initiated by the Board. 


Current Interests

  • Enhancement of transportation options for seniors
  • Further development of supports for caregivers
  • Improvement in public awareness of Council on Aging (COA) programs and resources
  • Affordable housing opportunities for seniors
  • Increase in opportunities for social interaction
  • Inter-generational programming with the schools and other organizations in town


Appointment

The COA board members are appointed by the Board of Selectmen and its members serve for four-year terms and may only be reappointed once. 

Members

Geraldine Scoll, Chair 2022 Robert Froh 2019
Margaret Ackerman, Vice Chair 2022

Melissa Galton

2020

Alice K. Benson 2020

Jean McQuiddy

2021

Betsey Brew Boyd 2019

Thomas Nicholson

2021

Jane Donnelly 2023

Carol Ott

2020

Leslye Fligor 2022

Elliot Palmer

2021

Susan Ruskin Friend 2023    

Associate Members

  • Vida Goldstein (June 2020) 
  • Wayne Johnson (June 2020)
  • Phyllis Ritvo (June 2019) 
  • Theresa Young (June 2019)