Aging Program Advisory Board

About the Board: 
The purpose of the Advisory Board shall be to initiate and/or improve, and to promote the programs, opportunities, and services offered to senior adults through the Patrick Senior Center.  The Advisory Board is responsible to the City of Kings Mountain and the Kings Mountain City Council.  Responsibilities of the entire board are:  to make suggestions to the City Council with regard to new programs, classes, and services needed by senior adults, to promote participation in Senior Center activities through a variety of public relations methods, to review and evaluate the needs of senior adults to determine if the Senior Center or the Advisory Board can develop programs, activities or services to help meet these needs, to keep abreast of activities for senior adults throughout the community so they can keep participants informed of what is available, and to make recommendations to the City Council concerning staffing procedures, personnel and any other pertinent information regarding the Aging Program.  

Meetings:

Regular meetings for this board will be held at least quarterly.  These meetings will be held on the fourth Tuesday of the beginning of the quarter (July, October, January, April) at 12:00 Noon.  Location of these meetings are at the Patrick Senior Center.  If there is a conflict or problem with a particular meeting date, the date can be changed at the discretion of the President.  Special meetings of the Advisory Board may be called at the request of the President or any two members. 
    
Members:
Membership on the Advisory Board shall be open to all persons who are interested in and concerned with the problems and well being of older adults 60 years of age and over with 70% of the Advisory Board membership being 60 years old or over.  The number of members shall not be less than twelve (12) and no more than seventeen (17) voting members.  All persons who are interested in being a voting member of the Advisory Board should apply to the President of the Advisory Board and to the Aging Director.  Prospective members will be recommended to the City Council by the Aging Director.  The City Council shall approve the appointment of the members.  Members of the Advisory Board shall serve for terms of three (3) years.  One-third of the members shall be elected annually.  Former members may be reappointed to the Advisory Board after a one (1) year sabbatical, provided membership is not being denied to others who want to serve.
Member Name Position Term Expires
Gerald Lovelace President July, 2018
Jonathan Rhodes Vice President July, 2017
Kathy Allred Secretary July, 2017
Dwight Beaty Member July, 2019
Mary Helen Brown Member July, 2019
Toni Camp Member July, 2018
Archie Cherpak Member July, 2018
James Conrad Member July, 2017
John Creswell Member July, 2018
Debbie Crocker Member July, 2019
Goldie Diggs Member July, 2017
Helen Hatch Member July, 2019
John McCoy Member July, 2017
Carl Morrow Member July, 2017
Jancy Patrick Member July, 2019
Evelyn Pressley Member July, 2018
Thomas Tate Member July, 2019