Aging & Disability Resource Center Board Commission on Aging

Agendas & Minutes

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  • Lew Herro  County Board appointed representative
  • Ross Rintelman (Term expires September 2022) Represents the cognitively disabled
  • Jeanne Peterson (Term expires September 2022) 
  • Cheri Farnsworth (Term expires September 2021) Represents the physically disabled
  • Arthur Laubenstein (Term expires September 2023) Represents the elderly
  • Kim Queen (Term expires September 2022) Represents the elderly
  • Karl Hertz (Term expires September 2022) Represents the elderly
  • Lynn Cosentine (Term expires September 2023)
  • Carol Lueders Bolwerk (Term expires September 2023)
  • Sharon Pechiva (Term expires September 2023

Roles & Responsibilities

The Commission on Aging along with the county aging unit, is the policy, planning, and community organizing group designated by the county to be the focal point for county aging activities. Its original purpose was to assure that older people had the opportunity to realize their full potential and completely participate in and have access to all areas of community life. Since Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC’s) have come into play, Commission on Aging boards have frequently evolved into ADRC boards.

The Commission on Aging / ADRC Board is the body within a county which represents the views, interests, and concerns of elderly individuals as well as disabled people in county related functions and decisions. The board is responsible for identifying and promoting ways in which older or disabled individuals can contribute to the community’s general welfare.