Update: Ashland Parks and Recreation Commission is currently accepting applications for one opening on the Ashland Senior Advisory Committee (ASAC). Interested Ashland residents should complete an application. Please submit to both email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, or bring hard copy to Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Avenue, Ashland. Open until filled.
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:
Jim Bachman - Ashland Parks & Recreation Commission liaison
Anne Bellegia - Program Participant & Community Partner member
Cori Frank - Program Participant member
Mike Gardiner - CHAIR, Community Partner member
Debra Johnson - Community Partner member
Kathy McNeal - Program Participant member
Stefani Seffinger - City Council liaison
Saundra "Sandy" Theis - Interim Vice Chair, Program Participant & 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.