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.

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.

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 September 15, 2021 (NOTE there will be no in-person seating for this meeting; please call 360-735-5721 for information on joining the meeting by Zoom or by phone)

Agenda for August 18, 2021 (NOTE there will be no in-person seating for this meeting; please call 360-735-5721 for information on joining the meeting by Zoom or by phone)

Agenda for June 16, 2021 (NOTE there will be no in-person seating for this meeting; please call 360-735-5721 for information on joining the meeting by Zoom or by phone)

Agenda for May 19, 2021 (NOTE there will be no in-person seating for this meeting; please call 360-735-5721 for information on joining the meeting by Zoom or by phone)

Agenda for April 21, 2021 (NOTE there will be no in-person seating for this meeting; please call 360-735-5721 for information on joining the meeting by Zoom or by phone)

Agenda for March 17, 2021  (NOTE there will be no in-person seating for this meeting; please call 360-735-5721 for information on joining the meeting by Zoom or by phone)

Agenda for February 17, 2021 (NOTE there will be no in-person seating for this meeting; please call 360-735-5721 for information on joining the meeting by Zoom or by phone)

Agenda for January 20, 2021  (NOTE there will be no in-person seating for this meeting; please call 360-735-5721 for information on joining the meeting by Zoom or by phone)

Agenda for December 16, 2020    (NOTE there will be no in-person seating for this meeting; please call 360-735-5721 for information on joining the meeting by Zoom or by phone)

Agenda for November 18, 2020 (NOTE there will be no in-person seating for this meeting; please call 360-735-5721 for information on joining the meeting by Zoom or by phone)

 

Meeting Minutes:

August 18, 2021 Meeting Minutes

June 16, 2021 Meeting Minutes

May 19, 2021 Meeting Minutes

April 21, 2021 Meeting Minutes

March 17, 2021 Meeting Minutes

February 17, 2021 Meeting Minutes

January 20, 2021 Meeting Minutes

December 16, 2020 Meeting Minutes

November 18, 2020 Meeting Minutes

September 16, 2020 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
Arnold Dyer, Vancouver
Matthew Hines, Vancouver
Carole Lewis, Vancouver

Cowlitz County
Colleen Bennett, Castle Rock
Kathy Kyllonen, Toutle
Diane Craft, Longview

Klickitat County
Sandra DeMent, Wahkiakus
John Miller, Goldendale
Open Position

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

Wahkiakum County
Pearl Blackburn, Chair Pro Tem
Carol Cole, Cathlamet
Open Position

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