Wyandotte Leavenworth Area Wide Advisory Council on Aging

Purpose

The purpose of the Areawide Advisory Council is to assist the Area Agency on Aging through planning, coordination, and advocacy; to assist in providing an environment in which older persons throughout Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties can live independent, meaningful, and dignified lives.

Responsibilities

  • To obtain, by public hearings or other methods, information and input from older persons throughout Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties regarding their lives, needs, concerns, and goals.
  • To analyze the available funding sources in relation to the program needs of Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties’ aging citizens.
  • To advise the Area Agency on Aging regarding program needs and goals and to make specific recommendations regarding proposed programs, policies and procedures, and generally advise the Area Agency on Aging on any matter pertaining to senior citizens.
  • To serve as a clearinghouse of information for senior citizen programs and services.
  • To provide senior citizens with information about activities that are related to their lives and needs.

Areawide Advisory Council meetings are scheduled on the 4th Wednesday of every month, alternating locations between Wyandotte and Leavenworth Counties. For more information or meeting time and location, please contact the Wyandotte County Aging office at (913) 573-8531

Wyandotte County Members

Appointed By Member Term Expiration
Commissioner Bynum - At Large 1 Linda Brown
Commissioner Tom Burroughs - At Large 2 Vacant
Commissioner Townsend - District 1 Vacant
Commissioner McKiernan - District 2 Pam Blood
Commissioner Ramirez - District 3
Commissioner Johnson - District 4 Vacant
Commissioner Kane - District 5
Commissioner Markley - District 6 Jamey Rodriguez
Commissioner Stites - District 7 Jammie Johnson
Commissioner Davis - District 8 Marc Potter
Mayor Garner Louise Lynch

 

Leavenworth County Members

Mary Mack Leavenworth Council on Aging
Anita Krondak Leavenworth Council on Aging
Camalla Leonhard Leavenworth Council on Aging
Susan McGinnis Leavenworth Council on Aging
Vacant Leavenworth Council on Aging
Charles Williams Leavenworth Council on Aging

 

You may reach a Leavenworth County Council Member by calling the Leavenworth Council on Aging at (913) 684-0777

Messages can be left with the Areawide Advisory Council Liaison at the Area Agency on Aging by email at 60Plus@wycokck.org or by dialing (913) 573-8531