Members join Commission on Aging Another sought to represent the Westminster area

April 14, 1993|By Staff Report

The Carroll County Commission on Aging, an advisory body to the county Bureau on Aging, welcomed several new members at its regular meeting yesterday.

The commission formed a committee, to be chaired by James Schwartz, to organize a speakers bureau. The bureau will keep local groups informed about the bureau's activities.

Also yesterday, Janet B. Flora, chief of the Carroll County Bureau on Aging, gave an overview of the bureau's programs.

It was the first meeting for new members who were appointed March 23. Their terms will expire December 31, 1995.

The commission must also appoint one additional member to meet its minimum membership of 15.

The board is seeking someone to represent the Westminster area.

The new members include:

* Mary Brilhart, of Manchester, a volunteer at the North Carroll Senior Center and member of the Manchester Senior Citizens Club.

* Eve Colison, of Westminster, a registered dietitian. She operates Carroll Nutrition Services, which prepares menus for people with special dietary needs.

* Peg Sheeler, of Sykesville, who will chair the commission's legislative committee. The committee will help develop the commission's positions on legislation in Annapolis.

* Dianna Davis, of the Carroll County Health Department. Ms. Davis will provide information on health-related matters to the commission's legislative committee.

New members Theresa Norris and Austin Waltz did not attend yesterday's meeting.

The Carroll County Commission on Aging advises the Carroll County Bureau of Aging on all policy and program decisions related to the bureau's work on behalf of county seniors.

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