Council on Aging

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 older adults
  • 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 Select Board and its members serve for four-year terms and may only be reappointed once. 

Members

Margaret Ackerman, Chair2022Wayne Johnson
2023
Susan Ruskin Friend, Vice Chair2023Jean McQuiddy
2021
Betsey Brew Boyd2023Thomas Nicholson
2021
Jane Donnelly2023Carol Ott
2020
Leslye Fligor2022Elliot Palmer
2021
Robert Froh
2023Geraldine Scoll
2022
Linda Johnson
2024


Associate Members

  • Vida Goldstein (June 2021) 
  • Alice Benson (June 2021)
  • Melissa Galton (June 2021)
  • Teresa Young (June 2021)