Advisory Council

The Older Americans Act of 1965 and its subsequent amendments provide for the establishment of a citizens’ Advisory Council to each Area Agency on Aging (AAA). The purpose of the council is to advise the AAA on all matters relating to the development and implementation of services for older adults, and guidance in the development and administration of its Area Plan.

The Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington (Area Agency) has an 18-member Advisory Council that provides input and advice to the Agency staff and makes funding and legislative recommendations to the Agency’s board. It is authorized to “review and comment” on all community policies, programs and actions with respect to older persons and adults with disabilities.

Council Meetings/Accommodation

The Advisory Council meets the third Wednesday of each month (excepting July and October) from 12:00 to 2:00 at our Vancouver office.   The public is welcome to attend the meetings which are held at the Agency. Persons with a disability and who require accommodation should notify the Administrative Coordinator (360) 735-5721 one week in advance of the meeting in order to discuss accommodations. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations.

Meeting Agendas:

Agenda for June 19, 2019 (note time and venue change)

Agenda for May 16, 2019 (note date and time change)

Agenda for April 17, 2019

Agenda for March 20, 2019

Agenda for February 20, 2019

Agenda for January 16, 2019

Agenda for December 19, 2018 (note time change)

Agenda for November 14, 2018 (note date change)

Agenda for September 19, 2018

Agenda for August 15, 2018 (note venue and time change)

 

Meeting Minutes:

May 16, 2019 Meeting Minutes

April 17, 2019 Meeting Minutes

March 20, 2019 Minutes

February 20, 2019 Minutes

January 16, 2019 Minutes

December 19, 2018 Minutes

November 14, 2018 Minutes

September 19, 2018 Minutes 

August 15, 2018 Meeting Minutes

June 20, 2018 Meeting Minutes

The Advisory Council is composed of representatives from our five-county planning and service area:

Clark County
Beth Anderson, Vancouver
Lisa Bayautet, Vancouver
Pat Cano, Vancouver
Carole Lewis, Vancouver
Shanti Potts, Vancouver
Arnold Dyer, Vancouver

Cowlitz County
Tina McCully, Longview
Kathy Kyllonen, Toutle
Jon Dieter, Toutle

Klickitat County
Lanae Johnson, Goldendale, Chair
Sandra DeMent, Wahkiakus
Open Position

Skamania County
Sandy Bacus, Stevenson
Roberta Doster, Stevenson
Open Position

Wahkiakum County
Sue Cameron, Cathlamet
Bernadette Goodroe, Cathlamet
Pearl Blackburn, Rosburg

The Advisory Council periodically has openings for new members from the five counties served by AAADSW. If you would like to be considered, please click on the link below to complete the application, then send it to:  Community Services Manager, 201 NE 73rd Street, Vancouver, WA 98665.

Membership Application (once you have filled out the application please print and sign it, then mail it to the address above.

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