Seniors Advisory Committee

Apply for an Advisory Committee Position

This is your chance to have a positive impact in your community by volunteering for a Council Committee. You can help contribute to Council’s decision making processes. The Town of Strathmore is looking for: individuals with a desire to give back to the community; individuals with specific expertise relevant to the qualifications of the specific board, focus or committee; individuals interested in the legislative process;
individuals with time available to commit to membership.

Senior's Advisory Committee Application 

The Strathmore Seniors Advisory Committee shall be comprised of eight (8) members made up from the following:

• Seven (7) Public Members

• One (1) Town of Strathmore Council Member (Non - Voting Member)

• One (1) Town of Strathmore FCSS Staff Member.

What we do

To enhance access to Town Services for seniors, the elderly, and their families and to identify and suggest solutions to gaps and barriers that impede the full participation of seniors and the elderly in all aspects of life within the Town of Strathmore.

No. of Positions

7- In addition to the members of the public, there are also representatives from Town Council (1) as a non-voting member.

Term

One (1) year, maximum four (4) consecutive years.

Eligibility Criteria - members

Public members should be:

  • residents of Strathmore, and
  • at least 18 years of age
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the following:
  • Seniors Outreach;
  • Health Care Professionals who preferably have responsibilities in providing care to seniors;
  • Education Professionals who deal with educational needs and opportunities for seniors;
  • Seniors Housing;
  • Citizens at Large from the community age fifty-five or older

Chairperson

In addition to the above, preference will be given to applicants who:

  • have experience chairing a committee or board meeting;
  • have understanding of the Town of Strathmore Procedure Bylaw;
  • demonstrate strong time management skills; and
  • have previous experience with public engagement Have previous experience in the following:
  • Seniors Outreach;
  • Health Care Professionals who preferably have responsibilities in providing care to seniors;
  • Education Professionals who deal with educational needs and opportunities for seniors;
  • Seniors Housing;
  • Citizens at Large from the community age fifty-five or older

Click here to view the full Terms of Reference.

Meetings

The Committee meets once a month on the first Monday at 3:00 pm (the Committee does not meet in July or August).

Current Members

  • Ms. Lynne Fair
  • Ms. Christi Shworak
  • Mr. Steve Fry
  • Ms. Linda Storkson
  • Ms. Teresa Stark
  • Ms. Rita Taylor-Beveridge
  • Ms. Betty Huizinga

Agendas and Minutes

2019

2018

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