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
Margaret Havey

Member

2021

Vice Chair

2021

Marilyn L. Shapleigh

Secretary

2021

Jolyn EK

Member

2021

John E. Parsons

Member

2020

George Wetmore

Member

2020

Sandy Shaffer

Member

2020

Brian Snell

Chair

2019

Joan Coco

Member

2019

Deborah Small

Member

2019

Pooja Parsons

Associate

2020

Barbara Carney

Associate

2020

Jayna Stafford

Associate

2019

Sally M. Hoyt

Associate

2019

Vacancy One

Associate

2020

Vacancy One

Associate

2019

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