Friends for Independence (FFI) is a volunteer coordinating council of the Tri-County Office on Aging.

FFI strives to develop community awareness and formulate strategies to raise resources and advocate in a non-partisan manner in support of services offered through the Tri-County Office on Aging.

Meetings are open to the public.
Meeting time/dates are subject to change.

Meetings are scheduled for the third Tuesday of every other month starting in January. Meetings begin at 12:00 p.m. at the Tri-County Office on Aging, 5303 S. Cedar St., Building 1, Lansing, MI 48911.

2019-2020 Council Members

    • Chair: Vacant
    • Vice Chair: Steve Dougan, Farmers Financial Solutions
    • Treasurer: Larry Pingel, Rathbun Insurance Agency
    • Secretary: Norma McGarry, CASE Credit Union
    • Derrick McDuffey, UAW Local 4911
    • Dwight Washington, Consortium Board Liaison
    • Stacey Humphrey, Community Volunteer