Board & Advisory Councils

Council on Aging is overseen by a Board of Trustees and assisted by an Advisory Council.

COA Board of Trustees

  • Cynthia H. Wright (Hamilton County) Chair
  • Jane Gegner (Butler County) Vice-Chair
  • Robert M. McLaughlin (Clermont County) Treasurer
  • Sarah Boehle (Clinton County) Secretary
  • Dora Anim (Hamilton County)
  • Dr. Mark Bibler (Clermont County)
  • Kay Bolden (Hamilton County)
  • Karen Brown (Clermont County)
  • Cathy Crain (Hamilton County)
  • Angela Curl  (Butler County)
  • Dan Gahl (Hamilton County)
  • Linda Holmes (Butler County)
  • Jonathan McCann (Warren County)
  • Chris Michel (Hamilton County)
  • Dr. Ralph Panos (Hamilton County)
  • Carl Stich (Hamilton County)

COA Advisory Council

Join the Advisory Council – Council on Aging is seeking new members for its Advisory Council. The Advisory Council gives voice to older consumers of services, people with disabilities and others involved in the field of aging. Members’ views are brought to the attention of the Board of Trustees and COA staff to bring about a collaboration of older citizens, people with disabilities, community agencies, and state and local governments. The Advisory Council meets four times a year. Members also attend 4-6 Board of Trustee committee meetings and are encouraged to help with advocacy and outreach.  If you are interested, click here to complete the Prospective Members form.

Members

  • Linda Ambrose (Butler County)
  • Jacqueline Carter (Hamilton County)
  • Dana Dunn (Clinton County)
  • Jamie Hunter (Warren County) 
  • Robert Leininger (Hamilton County)
  • Diana Martel (Clermont County)
  • John McCarthy (Butler County)
  • Lee Pinkerton (Clermont County)
  • Jane Ripberger (Warren County)
  • Phillip Williams (Hamilton County)
  • William G. Thornton, Jr. (Warren County)
  • Open seat (Clinton County)

2018 Meeting Dates


Elderly Services Program

The five counties in the COA service area have Elderly Services Programs that are funded by county tax levies. COA administers these programs under contracts with county commissioners in Butler, Clinton, Hamilton and Warren counties. In each of these counties, oversight is provided by citizens groups appointed by the commissioners. In Clermont County, the program is administered by Clermont Senior Services.

Butler County Citizens for Elderly Services, Inc.

Members

  • Cynthia Stever, President
  • David Mancuso, Vice President
  • Kim Gay, Secretary
  • Melinda Wendling, Treasurer
  • Randy Allman
  • Katherine Abbott
  • Margaret Baker
  • Marc Bellisario
  • John Centers
  • John Freeman
  • Julie Gilbert
  • Sabrina Jewell
  • Cheryl Marischen
  • Ann Munafo
  • Christy Quincy
  • Jared Wojcikowski

2018 Meeting Dates


Clinton County Citizens for Elderly Services Advisory Council

Members

  • Kathi Spirk, Chair
  • Charles Breckel
  • Karen Buckley
  • Timothy Hawk
  • Larry Roddy
  • Rev. Tom Stephenson
  • Carol Weber
  • Duane Weyand

2018 Meeting Dates


Hamilton County Elderly Services Program Advisory Council

Members

  • Rose Stertz, Chair
  • Bianca Edwards, Vice Chair
  • Clarissa Rentz
  • Michael Robison
  • Stephen Smookler

2018 Meeting Dates


Warren County Elderly Services Advisory Council

Members

  • Chuck Peckham, Jr., Chair
  • Tom Grossmann
  • Chris Ellis
  • Dr. Don Juszczyk, Vice Chair
  • John Lazares
  • Matt Nolan
  • Robert Olson
  • Tiffany Zindel

2018 Meeting Dates