The Council on Aging’s Advisory Council is a voluntary group of citizens who provide information, guidance, advice and support to the Executive Director, Board of Directors and agency staff to plan, develop, review, coordinate and administer services to older persons in the tri-county.

Deschutes County

  • Bend: Gerry Smith (Chairman)
  • Redmond: Open Position
  • Sisters: Dixie Eckford and Toni Landis
  • La Pine: Sandra Nicol

Crook County

  • Neva McPherson

Jefferson County

  • Madras: Louise Muir
  • Warm Springs: Destry Begay
  • Culver, CRR: Open Position

At Large

  • Gloria DiSanto, Bend
  • Pauline Martinez, Bend
  • Martita Marx, Bend

Aging & People with Disabilities Liaison

  • Deanne Lockridge

Interested in serving on the advisory council for the Council on Aging of Central Oregon? Take a look at our volunteer opportunities for more information.