Commission on Elder Affairs

Senior Services

Commission on Elder Affairs

Commission on Elder Affairs

Mission:  “To serve the elder population of Fulton County through a commitment to identify the social, economic, and health challenges/concerns affecting seniors; communicate with relevant community stakeholders; advocate for needed change; and secure solutions, resources and/or systems which enhance the quality of life for seniors.”

 

Meetings: General Meetings are held the 2nd Friday of each month

Changes in the scheduling of meetings will be posted at least 24 hours in advance.


Terms:
 Each member shall commence upon appointment and approval by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.  Their term shall coincide with the appointing Commissioner’s Term of Office or notification of a re-appointment by the Commissioner.


Appointees from the Council on Aging and Contract Agencies: 
Appointees of the Council on Aging and Contract Agencies shall serve for a period of 2 years, beginning on January 1st in the year of their appointment or until notification of a re-appointment by the appointing agency.


Number of Board Seats:
 13


Vacancies:
2


Membership:
Membership in the COEA shall consist of 13 members, as follows:

  • 1 appointee by each Fulton County Commissioner (7)
  • 1 appointee by each area Council on Aging (4)
  • 1 program participant from each agency providing Senior Center Management under contract with Fulton County (2)

Current Members:

Ms. Marsetta Ray, Chairman 
South Fulton Senior Services
Email: marsettaray@gmail.com

Mrs. Ruth Lyles-Bailey, Vice Chair
Council on Aging, West
Email: rllylesmsc4@gmail.com

Ms. La Tanya D. Walker, Secretary
Fulton County Department of Senior Services

Email: latanya.walker@fultoncountyga.gov


Ms. Mary Blake, Chair Pro Tem
Fulton County - At Large

Email: mebinc@yahoo.com

District 1 – Commissioner Ms. Beth Cayce
Fulton County - District 2
Email: bethc@caravita.com 

Ms. Rosalind Elliott
Fulton County - District 3 
Email: rosalindelliott715@gmail.com 

Ms. Linda Adams
Fulton County - District 4 
Email: timada01@yahoo.com

Ms. Teri Walker
Fulton County - District 5 
Email: twb2012@gmail.com

Ms. Jill Lindsey
Fulton County - District 6 
Email: mzjilllindsey@yahoo.com  

Ms. Joan Lee
Council on Aging, North 

Ms. Ernestine Mitchell
Council on Aging, West