Aging Advisory Council (AAC)
The Aging Advisory Council (AAC) of the Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) was created as a voluntary, unincorporated association by resolution of CAPCOG to assist the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) in managing the provision of social services under the Older American's Act of 1965, as amended. The Council's primary responsibility is to assist the Capital Area AAA in development, implementation, review and update of an area plan to serve the elderly of the region.
The Aging Advisory Council meets quarterly on the first Monday of February, May, August, and November.
If you have concerns about issues facing older adults in your community, please contact an Aging Advisory Council member serving your county through the Area Agency on Aging. Toll free 1-888-622-9111.
To review and comment for the CAPCOG Executive Committee on applications requesting state or federal funds to serve the elderly in the region.
To advise CAPCOG’s member cities, counties, and special districts, directly or through the CAPCOG Executive Committee, on matters within their jurisdiction to increase awareness of aging issues and how best to address them.
To assist the aging program staff in encouraging aging oriented agencies to coordinate aging activities, to initiate programs serving the needs of the elderly, and to pool resources directed toward those programs.
To act as advocates, particularly in their appointed county, in recognizing the needs and promoting the interest and rights of the elderly.
To promote public awareness of aging issues as well as program plans and objectives through frequent publicity, presentations to civic organizations and other interested groups, and public hearings using information gathered from participation on the Council.
To be sensitive to the needs of the elderly and suggest priorities to be followed in meeting those needs, especially for the county the Council member represents.
To meet, when possible, for educational purposes with groups, agencies and individuals involved in providing services for the elderly.
To assist the aging program staff in evaluating programs funded under the Older American’s Act of 1965, as amended.
To provide input to the aging program staff regarding needs and long term local strategies that could be used in the development of the Area Plan.
|Kaye Sheffield-Daniels||City of Austin|
|Cecilia Crossley||City of Austin|
|Walter Timberlake||City of Austin|
|Tresha Silva||Bastrop County|
|Diane Dorner-Burke||Blanco County|
|Darlene Little||Burnet County|
|Evelyn Hanson||Caldwell County|
|Margie McKee||Fayette County|
|Dixie Myers||Hays County|
|Carolyn Jackson||Lee County|
|Phill Parmer||Llano County|
|Joyce Lauck||Travis County|
|Fred Lugo||Travis County|
|Marvin Massie||Travis County|
|Paula Johnson||TSHL (Texas Silver haired Legislature)|
|Sharon Prete||Williamson County|
|Marge Tripp||Williamson County|
|Brad Pickett||CAPCOG Executive Committee Liaison|