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Commission on Aging

MMBR 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 Community 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:
Fourth Tuesday every other month at 10:00 a.m., Holden Heights Community Center, 1201 20th Street, Orlando, Florida 32805

Learn more about Orange County public meetings at County Calendar.

Contact Person:
Nicole Brown
Program Manager
Community Action Division
(407) 254-9604

Last Revised: 11/29/2021

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.

May 17, 2022

  • Agenda - CPC 5-17-22 Agenda.pdf

March 22, 2022

  • Agenda - COA 3-22-22 Agenda.pdf
  • Minutes - COA 3-22-22 minutes-draft.pdf (Draft)*

March 15, 2022

  • Agenda - CPC 3-15-22 Agenda.pdf
  • Minutes - CPC 3-15-22 minutes-draft.pdf (Draft)*

January 25, 2022

  • Agenda - COA 1-25-22 Agenda.pdf
  • Minutes - COA 1-25-22 minutes-final.pdf

January 18, 2022

  • Agenda - CBC 1-18-22 Agenda.pdf
  • Minutes - CPC 1-18-22 minutes-final.pdf

November 17, 2021

  • Agenda - Commission on Aging Agenda-November 17, 2021.docx
  • Minutes - COA 11-17-21 minutes-final.pdf

November 5, 2021

  • Agenda - Community Partnership 11-5-21 Agenda.pdf
  • Minutes - 11-5-21 minutes-final.pdf

September 15, 2021

  • Agenda - Commission on Aging Agenda-September 15 2021.pdf
  • Minutes - 9-15-21 minutes final.pdf

July 21, 2021

  • Agenda - 7-21-21 agenda.pdf
  • Minutes - 7-21-21 minutes-final.pdf

July 9, 2021

  • Agenda - 7-9-21 agenda.pdf
  • Minutes - 7-9-21 minutes - final.pdf

May 19, 2021

  • Agenda - 5-19-21 agenda.pdf
  • Minutes - final 5-19-21 minutes-final.pdf


*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.