Agency on Aging, Advisory Council, St. Louis Area

Details about the Agency on Aging, Advisory Council, St. Louis Area

Overview

The Advisory Council consists of at least twelve (12) members appointed by the Mayor who serves at the pleasure of the Mayor. At least 51% of the members *shall be registered voters of the City. At least 50% of the members *shall have reached the age of sixty (60) years or older.

The Advisory Council shall have the authority and responsibility to keep the Mayor, the Board of Aldermen, the Director of Welfare, and the Commissioner on Aging advised as to all matters related to the welfare of older persons residing in the City of St. Louis.

Members shall receive *no compensation for their services on the advisory council.

Apply to Serve (6 openings) View board website
Openings include appointments labeled "Serving Beyond Term."

Board Members

Showing 12 active board members (maximum 12)
Name Role End Date
Ann Auer Member 06/30/2023
Samantha Knight Member 06/30/2023
Nancy Morrow-Howell Member 06/30/2023
Julie Pole Member 06/30/2023
Daniel Stewart Member 06/30/2023
Beatrice Vanzant-Smith Member 06/30/2023
Ann Bannes Member 06/30/2022
Serving Beyond Term
Terry Jones Member 06/30/2022
Serving Beyond Term
David Lakine Member 06/30/2022
Serving Beyond Term
Dianne Mogilevsky-Carty Member 06/30/2022
Serving Beyond Term
Susan Stark Member 06/30/2022
Serving Beyond Term
Bruce Yampolsky Member 06/30/2022
Serving Beyond Term

Authorizing Legislation

Ordinance 56015 (1971); By-Laws state the council membership as of May 5, 1993.
Ordinance 68996 (Oct. 20, 2011) https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/internal-apps/legislative/upload/Ordinances/BOAPdf/68996X00.pdf

Board Duties and Purpose

Powers and Duties.

The St. Louis Area Agency on Aging as a Division of the Department of Welfare,known as the Department of Human Services, in addition to other powers and duties as may be authorized and imposed by law, shall:

A. Advise and confer with the Mayor, the Board of Aldermen and other city, county, state and federal officials concerning projects and activities for older persons;

B. Study current patterns and conditions of living of older persons and identify such factors as may be beneficial or detrimental to the wholesome and meaningful living of older persons;

C. Develop and/or demonstrate new approaches, techniques and methods which hold promise of substantial contribution towards wholesome and meaningful living of older persons;

D. Develop and/or demonstrate new approaches, methods and techniques for achieving and/or improving coordination of community services for older persons;

E. Evaluate approaches, techniques and methods which may assist older persons to enjoy wholesome and meaningful living and to contribute to the strength and welfare of the community;

F. Prepare and adopt plans, reports, applications and agreements for cooperation with, and receiving assistance and grants from the other governmental agencies, local, state and/or federal, established for such purposes

Member Requirements

The advisory council on aging, pursuant to federal and state regulations, which shall consist of at *least twelve (12) members.

At least 51% of the members *shall be registered voters of the City.

At least 50% of the members *shall have reached the age of sixty (60) years or older.

Members of the advisory council shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasure of the Mayor.

They shall receive *no compensation for their services on the advisory council.

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