Council on Aging

Purpose:

The Council on Aging functions as a Board of Directors. The Council is composed of ten Reading citizens who have demonstrated a concern for and a commitment to the elderly. The Council is appointed by the Board of Selectmen.

Their responsibilities include:

  1. Identifying the needs & interests of senior citizens and encouraging programs to address those needs and interests.
  2. Educating the community about the needs of senior citizens.
  3. Developing a network for information sharing.
  4. Establishing policy direction to be implemented by Reading Elder Services.

Staff Contacts

Name Phone
Jane Burns (781) 942-6658

Members

NamesTitleTerm Expires

Member

2018

John E. Parsons

Member

2017

Margaret Havey

Member

2018

Sally M. Hoyt

Member

2019

Sandy Shaffer

Member

2017

Member

2017

Brian Snell

Chair

2019

Jolyn EK

Member

2018

Marilyn L. Shapleigh

Secretary

2018

Pooja Parsons

Associate

2018

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