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Advisory Commission on Aging

Since 1972 the Commission on Aging, a group of volunteer community leaders, has been serving as an advisory body to the City of St. Petersburg. The 15 members of the Board support, leverage and advocate for programs and resources that protect and ensure quality of life for St. Petersburg’s aging community. The Commission’s vision is a community where seniors can receive the services and resources needed to live a safe, independent, and dignified life.

Function of Commission

  • To identify the needs of seniors, their families, and their caregivers
  • To explore solutions for the problems and issues seniors face
  • To be a resource and advocate for seniors by informing the Mayor and City Council, of major issues facing our senior population
  • To measure our impact and adjust to the changing needs of our aging population
  • To identify funding sources and refer to appropriate agencies.
  • To partner and collaborate with elder service providers

Meeting Dates & Times

The second Wednesday of every month, 3:30 p.m. The meetings alternate location between the Sunshine Center, Enoch Davis Center, and Leisure Services each month.

Board Members

  • Debra Johnston – Regular Member – Term Expires: December 31, 2020 – Second term

  • Jonathan Kinsella - Regular Member  (Secretary) – Term Expires: December 31, 2020 – Second term

  • Deborah Close - Regular Member – Term Expires: December 31, 2018 – Second term

  • Ross Silvers - Regular Member – Term Expires: December 31, 2020 – Second term

  • Jason Martino - Regular Member (Chair) – Term Expires: December 31, 2020 – Second term

  • Julia C. Lewis - Regular Member – Term Expires: December 31, 2020 – First term

  • Lena Wilfalk - Regular Member – Term Expires: December 31, 2020 – Second term

  • Jay Marshall - Regular Member – Term Expires: December 31, 2020 - Second term

  • John F. Palumbo - Regular Member (Vice Chair) – Term Expires: December 31, 2019 - Second term

  • Deborah F. Scanlan - Regular Member – Term Expires: December 31, 2019 - Second term

  • Carol Radin - Regular Member - Term Expires: December 21, 2020 - First term

  • Sandra Grosvenor, PhD., RN-BC - Regular Member - Term Expires: December 31, 2019 - Partial term

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