Nominations are being accepted for the SeniorAge Board of Directors

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The incumbent, Dale Johnson, will be running for reelection. Candidates from Oregon County are welcomed to submit a declaration of intent to serve as a board member for the SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging.

Board Members serve three-year terms; responsibilities of the board members include budgeting all federal dollars, as well as reviewing and adopting all policies relating to aging programs. Each of the 17 counties served by SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging is represented on this volunteer Board of Directors.

Any resident of Oregon County may file a Declaration of Intent. Candidates must be willing to devote time to learning about the agency, have a sincere interest in programs for the aging, attend monthly meetings in Springfield and attend periodic training sessions. Although expenses are reimbursed, this is a volunteer position.

You can receive a Declaration of Intent at your local senior center or you may contact SeniorAge by: telephone at 417-862-0762 or (1) 800-497-0822; by e-mail at; or by writing to SeniorAge, 1735 South Fort Avenue, Springfield, MO 65807.

DECLARATIONS MUST BE FILED BY MARCH 31, 2019. Elections will be held at the local senior centers, during regular business hours, on Tuesday, May 7.

For more information, contact Annette Fields at SeniorAge, 1735 S. Fort Avenue, Springfield, MO or your local senior center.

Alton Multipurpose Senior Center 417-778-7342

204 South Main, Alton, MO 65606

Fun & Friends Senior Center 417-264-7354

100 Chestnut, Thayer, MO 65791

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