Advisory Board

About the Commission on Aging Advisory Board

The Commission on Aging Board acts in an advisory role to the Director.

Board Members are an diverse set of citizens consisting of Commission on Aging clients and employees, local government leaders, and members of the community who have a working knowledge of the types of services that the Commission on Aging provides.

Anyone wishing to apply for a position on the Commission on Aging Board, when available, would find the required information on the County’s website by clicking on this link

Rescheduled Meetings

Pursuant to 2012 Public Act Number 528 of the Open Meetings Act, notices of all upcoming rescheduled, special and emergency meetings will be posted here as they apply.

June 1, 2021 meeting has been cancelled.  The next meeting will be held August 3, 2021.

An Additional meeting has been scheduled for September 7, 2021.

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are normally available 5 days prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.   View most recent Agendas and Minutes


2021 Advisory Board Meeting Schedule

All meetings of the Commission on Aging Board are open to the public and are held at 9:00 am on the first Tuesday of every other month. The meetings will be held at:

Commission on Aging Office
520 West Front Street
Traverse City, MI  49684

2021 Meeting Dates

  • February 2, 2021
  • April 6, 2021
  • June 1, 2021
  • August 3, 2021
  • Additional Meeting Scheduled September 7, 2021
  • October 5, 2021
  • December 7, 2021


  • Lana Payne, Chair/Director
  • Jan Bailey
  • Tonya Cook
  • Jim Carruthers
  • Bryce Hundley, County Commissioner
  • Hettie Molvang
  • Emily Rice
  • Penny Zika