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Union County, North Carolina

Home and Community Care Block Grant Advisory Committee

Member Name Position Title Term Date District Qualifications

Parks and Recreation Representative

-

at large

Department of Social Services Representative

-

by virtue of office

Beatrice Colson

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/1/2015 - 12/31/2017

at large

County Resident

Kathleen Domanski

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/1/2015 - 12/15/2017

at large

County Resident

Ruth Helms

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/1/2014 - 12/31/2016

at large

County Resident





Debra Jackson

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/4/2016 - 12/30/2018

at large

County Resident

Isabelle Gillespie

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

6/6/2016 - 6/30/2019

at large

County Resident

Patricia Kindley

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/4/2016 - 12/31/2018

at large

County Resident

Joan Kocsis

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/4/2016 - 12/31/2018

at large

County Resident

Jack Wilson Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed 1/1/2013 - 12/31/2016 at large County Resident

Linda Miller

Centralina Area Agency on Aging Representative

1/1/2014 - Indefinite Term

by virtue of office

Julia Mitchell

Ellen Fitzgerald Senior Center Representative

5/6/2011 - Indefinite Term

by virtue of office

VACANT POSITION

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

12/31/2013 - 12/31/2016

at large

County Resident

VACANT POSITION

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

12/31/2013 - 12/31/2016

at large

County Resident

Jeanette Reed

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/1/2015 - 12/31/2017

at large

County Resident

Linda Smosky

The Council on Aging Representative

5/6/2011 - Indefinite Term

by virtue of office

Annette Sullivan

Nutrition and Transportation Program Representative

5/6/2011 - Indefinite Term

by virtue of office

Phillip Tarte

Health Department Representative

5/6/2011 - Indefinite Term

by virtue of office

Natalie Tunney

Community Representative-UC Board of Commissioners Appointed

1/1/2014 - 12/31/2016

at large

County Resident

Notes: If a member name cell is blank, it can mean either the current position and term are vacant, or the person who served in the capacity during the term date is still serving until a new appointment is made.

Legislation

Authority to Establish: North Carolina General Statute 143B-181.1(a)(11)

Number of Positions

13

Meeting Information

Generally the third Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. at

HealthQuest, 415 E. Franklin Street, Monroe, NC.

View calendar

Contact Information

Clerk to the Board of Commissioners:
Lynn West, CMC
500 N. Main St., Room 914
Monroe, NC 28112

Phone: 704-283-3853
Email: west@unioncountync.gov

About the Home and Community Care Block Grant Advisory Committee

To plan for the aging service system by allocating Home and Community Care Block Grant funding, identifying funding sources, determining the needs of the older adult residents in the county, identifying resources and service gaps, promoting awareness through public education, and analyzing service and demographic data. The North Carolina Division of Aging recommends that the advisory committee membership: • Consist of l/3 older adults • Include public or private providers of aging services • Include elected county officials or leaders • Include individuals from a broad range of aging interests and community demographics Membership of the Advisory Committee includes two types: Agency representatives and community representatives. Community representatives serve three-year terms, and there is no limit on reappointment.