Council on Aging

Meetings

2021-2022 Meeting Dates

Agendas and Minutes

Meeting Agendas are posted at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members

  1. Jacquelyn Behenna

    Associate

    Term Expires: 2022


  1. Barbara Carney

    Member

    Term Expires: 2022


  1. Brenda Cashman

    Associate

    Term Expires: 2022


  1. Joan Coco

    Member

    Term Expires: 2022


  1. Jolyn Ek

    Associate

    Term Expires: 2023


  1. Karen Fotino

    Member

    Term Expires: 2024


  1. Sally Hoyt

    Member

    Term Expires: 2023


  1. John Parsons

    Member

    Term Expires: 2023


  1. Karen Pinette

    Member

    Term Expires: 2024


  1. Sandra Shaffer

    Member

    Term Expires: 2023


  1. Marilyn Shapleigh

    Member

    Term Expires: 2024


  1. Deborah Small

    Member

    Term Expires: 2022


  1. Nancy Ziemlak

    Member

    Term Expires: 2024


  1. Vacant Seat

    Associate

    Term Expires: 2023


  1. Vacant Seat

    Associate

    Term Expires: 2023


  1. Vacant Seat

    Associate

    Term Expires: 2022


Overview

The Council on Aging functions as a Board of Directors. The Council is composed of ten Reading citizens who have demonstrated a concern for and a commitment to the elderly. The Council is appointed by the Board of Selectmen.

Their responsibilities include:

  1. Identifying the needs & interests of senior citizens and encouraging programs to address those needs and interests.
  2. Educating the community about the needs of senior citizens.
  3. Developing a network for information sharing.
  4. Establishing policy direction to be implemented by Reading Elder Services.