The Tri-County Office on Aging Advisory Council acts in an advisory capacity to the Consortium Board. At least one-half of the council consists of senior citizens, appointed by their respective units of government. Remaining members represent community agencies appointed by the Consortium Board. This composition offers the perspectives of both seniors and service providers on aging issues.

Meetings are open to the public under the provisions of the Open Meetings Act.
Meeting time/dates are subject to change.

Meetings are scheduled for the second Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. at the Tri-County Office on Aging, 5303 S. Cedar St., Building 1, Lansing, MI 48911.

Senior Representatives (Appointed by local units of government)

City of East Lansing

  • Felix (Bud) Fliss

City of Lansing

  • Mary Estes
  • Vacant
  • Anita Turner
  • Vacant

Clinton County

  • Eileen Heideman
  • Ruth Voisinet

Eaton County

  • Joseph Gutiérrez
  • Vacant
  • Martha Yoder

Ingham County

  • Susann Baker
  • Jane Wallin
  • June Morse

Agency Representatives (Appointed by Tri-County Aging Consortium Board)

  • Robyn Ford, Social Security Administration
  • Morgan Eisenzimmer, RSVP-Lansing, Senior Companion Program
  • Megan Pineda, Wind Beneath Your Wings
  • JJ Jackson, CATA
  • Chad Johnson, JWR
  • Linda Keilman, MSU, College of Nursing
  • Phyllis Monroe, Tri-County Nutrition Council
  • Kelly Neve, Clinton/Eaton County DHS
  • Carla Lasiter, Disability Network Capital Area
  • Gary Pollitz/Suzanne Ferris, Senior Alliance for Education (S.A.F.E.)
  • Dawn Sargent, Community Mental Health Older Adult Services
  • Shannon Kienitz, McLaren Orthopedic Hospital
  • Gary Bauer, Sixty Plus Elderlaw Clinic
  • Kirk Lewis, Michigan Senior Advocates Council (Ex-officio)

Michigan Senior Advocates Council Representatives

  • Kirk Lewis
  • Penny Gardner

State Advisory Council Representatives

  • Kirk Lewis
  • Robyn Ford