Advocating for Columbia’s Seniors

Seniors are a distinct and active population in Columbia, and the Aging Well in Columbia Advocacy Committee works to advocate for their best interests in the community.

This committee is looking for representatives from Dorsey’s Search, River Hill and Oakland Mills! Contact your respective village to apply as each village has its own procedure to appoint its representative.


Chair: Sharonlee Vogel

Vice Chair: Vacant

CA liaison: Leslie Barnett

CA Board of Directors liaison: Reg Avery

The Aging Well in Columbia Advocacy Committee provides input to CA staff and its Board of Directors on the needs, interests and concerns of Columbia’s mature adult residents. Members advocate for opportunities, policies and programs to better serve older adults. Members must be at least 55 years old and live on CA-assessed property. 

Click here to read the former Senior Advisory Committee (SAC) charter.

Meetings / Sessions

Next meeting: Thursday, May 25 at 2:30pm

The group typically meets every other month (on the third Thursday, 2:30-4pm), but that’s subject to change.

Meeting Title Date Agenda Additional Links
Senior Advisory Committee Meeting – November 2022 11/17/2022 7:00pm
Senior Advisory Committee Meeting – September 2022 09/15/2022 7:00pm