Council on Aging


The Gardner Council on Aging's (COA's) mission consists of 3 core responsibilities.
  • One is to identify the needs of the community's elderly population and to know the resources that are available.
  • Second is to educate the community at large in the needs of seniors.
  • Last is to design, promote and implement needed services for the elderly and to coordinate with existing services for the elderly.

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Appointed Members

  • Ronald Darmetka, Chair
  • Paul Leone, Vice Chairman
  • Terri Hillman, Treasurer
  • Kathleen O'Brien, Secretary
  • Patricia Jandris, AARP
  • Gloria Tarpey, Golden Age Club
  • Audrey Faucher

Associate Members

  • Ken Fournier
  • Cheryl Howes
  • Evelyn (Lynn) McCarthy
  • Richard Girardin
  • Mary Schafer
  • Nancy Hebert
  • Daniel Kelly
  • Paul Crowley
  • Deb Bernard
  • Michael Gerry
  • Dell Peterson
If you have interest in serving on the Council on Aging, please stop in and speak with the Director, Michael Ellis, or contact the COA Chairperson.

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