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Commission on Aging

MMRB Liaison: Roxy Santiago

Board Type: Orange County
Enabling Legislation:
Resolution No. 2001-M-27 was adopted by the Board of County Commissioner on July 31, 2001. On May 13, 2008 the Board adopted Resolution No. 2008-M-15 which reduced the number of foundation representatives from two to one, added a voting slot for the chairman of the Commission on Aging's Cmmunity Partnership Committee, and added a non-voting slot for the chairman of the City of Orlando's Mayor's Committee on Aging. On May 6, 2014, the Board adopted Resolution 2014-M-19 decreasing the membership from 15 to 11 members.
Membership:
Eleven members: eight representatives from among the following 10 categories with no more than two representatives from any one category: active caregiver, business, faith, health care, transportation, media/public relations, education, community foundation, veteran, and at large; one slot for the Chairman of the Commission on Aging Community Partnership Committee (ex-officio, voting position); one slot for the Area on Aging Executive Director (ex-officio, non-voting); and one slot for the City of Orlando Mayor¿s Committee on Aging Chairman (ex-officio, non-voting).
Member Types:
  • 2 Active Caregiver
  • 1 Area Agency on Aging Representative (non-voting)
  • 1 At Large Representative
  • 1 Business Representative
  • 1 Chairman of the City of Orlando's Mayor's Committee on Aging (non-voting)
  • 1 Chairman of the Community Partnerships Committee
  • 1 Health Care Representative
  • 1 Media/Public Relations Representative
  • 1 Transportation Representative
  • 1 Veteran
Term Length: 2 Years
Powers and Duties:
The Commission shall collect information and data on the needs of and services for elders, their families, and caregivers in Orange County; shall assist agencies in Orange County Government in assessing the needs and services related to elders, their families, and caregivers; shall analyze the elder-readiness of Orange County, including its services, businesses, and other matters as the Commission considers pertinent to the welfare of older adults, their families, and their caregivers; and shall submit to the Board of County Commissioner by March 1 of each year a plan of service for and behalf of elders, their families, and caregivers in Orange County.
Meetings:
Third Wednesday every other month at 8:30 a.m., Holden Heights Community Center, 1201 20th Street, Orlando, Florida

Learn more about Orange County public meetings at County Calendar.

Contact Person:
Mimi Reggentin
Program Manager
Community Action Division
(407) 254-9277

Last Revised: 8/10/2021

Member Name Member Type Term Expires
Victor Alzona Active Caregiver 6/30/2022
Javecia C. Colston Active Caregiver 6/30/2022
Chandra Ewell Business Representative 6/30/2022
Edith A Gendron Chairman of the Community Partnerships Committee 6/30/2030
Barbara R. Keene Health Care Representative 6/30/2023
Mei H. Leung At Large Representative 6/30/2023
George McZeal, Jr. Transportation Representative 6/30/2023
Willie Patterson Veteran 6/30/2023
Natasha Player Media/Public Relations Representative 6/30/2023
Karla Radka Area Agency on Aging Representative (non-voting) 6/30/2029
Ken Terrell Chairman of the City of Orlando's Mayor's Committee on Aging (non-voting) 6/30/2025

No vacancies at this time. Please check back later.

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*This document is a draft and is provided as a courtesy. This document is not to be considered as the final minutes. All information contained herein is subject to change upon further review and approval by the appropriate agency/board/committee.