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Older American Advisory Council/Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council

Authorization

Joint Powers Agreement

Meeting Time/Location

Second Tuesday of each quarter (January, April, July, October), Los Griegos Health and Social Service Center, 1231 Candelaria Road, NW

Purpose

The purpose of the Council is to advise the City of Albuquerque’s Area Agency on Aging (AAA) on all matters relating to the development and administration of the “Area Plan” according to the provisions of the Older Americans Act, hereinafter referred to as the “Act”, the New Mexico State Agency on Aging Policy Manual and the provisions set forth in the Joint Powers Agreement for the Conduct of Community Programs on Aging in Bernalillo County, hereinafter referred to as the “Joint Powers Agreement”. 

Composition

The County of Bernalillo shall appoint three (3) members with one member representative of private and voluntary sectors within the County. For City appointments, the terms are mandated by legislative instruction (Article 6:  Public Boards, Commissions and Committees). Terms are for three (3) years with no person serving more than two consecutive terms on any public board, commission or committee.
 
The composition of the Council shall be as follows:

  1. More than 50 percent older persons (aged 60 and over) including minority individuals who are participants or who are eligible to participate in programs offered under the Act;
  2. Representative of older persons;
  3. Representatives of heath care provider organizations not funded through the Area Plan;​
  4. Representatives of supportive service provider organizations not funded through the Area Plan;
  5. Persons with leadership experience in the private and voluntary sectors;
  6. Local elected officials; and​
  7. The general public.

Current Membership

Representing 

Name 

Term

1.

At Large

Conway Wood

10/23/2015

2.

At Large 

Dr. Leonard Stitelman

06/09/2018

3.

At Large 

Joyce Pullen 

02/17/2018

Board Contact 

Patricia Sanchez, (505) 768-2084

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