ASAC advises Ashland Parks and Recreation Commissioners on matters related to the Senior Services Division and advocates for the needs of Ashland seniors. The Senior Services Division offers support services and variety of free or low-cost recreational, health promotion and educational opportunities at Ashland Senior Center and other locations; advocates for senior needs; and builds community partnerships to expand opportunities for seniors.
ASAC meets the second Monday of every odd numbered month, 3:30-5 p.m. Meetings are normally at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Avenue in Ashland, but during the pandemic ASAC is meeting over Zoom. All meetings are open to the public and are posted on the City of Ashland meeting calendar. View past meetings and agendas here.
Current ASAC members are:
Anne Bellegia - Program Participant member
Mike Gardiner - CHAIR, Parks & Recreation Commission liaison
Mike Hersh - Program Participant member
Debra Johnson - Program Participant member
Kathy McNeal - Program Participant member
Stefani Seffinger - City Council liaison
Saundra "Sandy" Theis - Community Partner member
ASAC may have up to nine members, seven of which must be program participants or community partners. In addition, there is one Ashland Parks and Recreation Commissioner and one City Council liaison. ASAC member terms are usually three years, ending or renewing June 30, with no member serving more than two consecutive terms.
Currently, an application process is underway for this committee. The application process will be opened until filled.
Download an application and return completed application via email or mail to
Ashland Senior Services Division, 699 Homes Ave, Ashland, OR 97520.