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Advisory Council to Area Agency on Aging

The Area Agency of Aging Advisory Council advises the Board of Supervisors on issues and concerns affecting seniors (60 years and over) and adults with disabilities in Sonoma County.

Responsibilities include:

  • Planning
  • Funding
  • Advocacy
  • Program Development
  • Coordination of existing services.
  • When: October 1, 2020 from 1:00 2:30 PM

    On behalf of seniors, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers, the Transportation & Mobility Committee researches and reviews current and model transportation programs and potential funding sources.

  • When: October 6, 2020 from 12:00 1:30 PM

    The group explores possible solutions to the challenge of finding affordable, accessible housing in Sonoma County.

  • When: November 5, 2020 from 10:30 AM 12:00 PM

    The Civic Engagement Committee studies, reviews and advocates for legislative issues and concerns related to the well-being of seniors, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers in Sonoma County and makes appropriate recommendations to the Council.

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The AAA Advisory Council advises the Board of Supervisors on issues and concerns affecting seniors (60 years and over) and adults with disabilities in Sonoma County. Responsibilities include planning, funding, advocacy, program development and coordination of existing services.


Resolution No. 57728, adopted 6-7-77 Resolution No. 69797, adopted 6-30-81 Resolution No. 75616, adopted 11-15-83 (policies amended) Resolution No. 98-0561; 5/5/98 (Bylaws amended) Resolution No. 07-0844; 10/9/07 (Bylaws amended)


Listed in 10/9/2007 BOS Resolution No. 07-0844 approving By-Laws.

Membership Term

Council members may serve for two (2) years and may be reappointed/re-elected for additional terms.

Contact Information

Tracy Repp, Program Development Mgr.,; Bron Anderson,, 707-565-5203

Meeting Schedule

The Advisory Council meets the third Wednesday of each month at 1:00 p.m. (no meetings unless needed in July, August and December). AAA Office, 3725 Westwind Boulevard, Santa Rosa

Membership Composition

Twenty-one members; two from each supervisorial district; eleven members appointed by advisory council, five of whom represent each supervisorial district, and six member at-large positions including a minimum of one member representing Minority Populations and one member representing the Disabled Community. Membership Preference: A majority of the membership must be 60 years of age or older.
21 Members: 3 Current Vacancies
RepresentingMember NameAppointmentTerm Expires
Advisory Council AppointeeCynthia Scarboroughjoined 10/201810/17/2020
Advisory Council AppointeeDiane Spainjoined 9/201410/17/2020
Advisory Council AppointeeDon Streeperjoined 9/20129/21/2020
Advisory Council AppointeeErin Stroudjoined 11/201811/14/2020
Advisory Council AppointeeJen ArentReappointment; 3/20203/18/2022
Advisory Council AppointeeJudy Ricejoined 10/201810/17/2020
Advisory Council AppointeePeter HolewinskiReappointment; 6/20204/18/2022
Advisory Council AppointeeRosa Reynozajoined 1/20201/15/2022
Advisory Council AppointeeSean Madisonjoined 10/201810/17/2020
Advisory Council AppointeeVacantVacant
Advisory Council AppointeeVacantVacant
First DistrictDorothy FriedReappointment; Summ Act #26, 1/14/20201/26/2022
First DistrictRichard BaumSummary Act #15, 4/2/20194/2/2021
Second DistrictBonnie KoagedalReappointment, Summ Act #24, 1/29/20192/20/2021
Second DistrictDeanna ShaatSumm Act #44, 7/10/20187/10/2020
Third DistrictJim ReddingSumm Act #12, 9/20/20189/20/2020
Third DistrictVacantVacant
Fourth DistrictJenny HelmanSumm Act #42, 9/11/20189/11/2020
Fourth DistrictLea BlackReappointment; Summ Act #19, 02/25/20204/25/2021
Fifth DistrictAlain SerkissianSumm Act #42, 7/10/20186/1/2020
Fifth DistrictTerry KelleySumm Act #32, 4/30/20194/13/2021

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Contact Information

Tracy Repp

Program Development Manager

Area Agency on Aging

Human Services Department
County of Sonoma
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Related Documents

Adult & Aging Advisory Council

Read more about the Advisory Council
A 21-member Advisory Council makes recommendations to the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors regarding issues and concerns affecting seniors, adults with disabilities and their caregivers.

County of Sonoma Boards, Commissions and Committees

The Brown Act

Ralph M. Brown Act.

Brown Act

California Legislative Information Chapter 9. Meetings