March 9, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Board of Directors of the Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens has elected new officers and a new member.
Newly elected officers include: Randall Harris of San Luis Obispo as President, Christine McReynolds of Lompoc as Secretary and e. Howard Green of Santa Barbara as Treasurer.
“In addition, we are delighted to have Robert Spector of San Luis Obispo join the Board and bring his experience and knowledge,” stated Randall Harris, President, Board of Directors. “Mr. Spector has developed and guided major community and social service initiatives to award-winning success throughout the United States. He has served as consultant to a range of private sector, public, and non-profit organizations nationally. He is an expert on issues such as community organization, marketing, strategic planning, customer service, entrepreneurism, digital media, and program planning for targeted populations.”
“Needs of senior citizens have increased significantly through this COVID19 pandemic period,” continued Mr. Harris. “As President of this Board, Board members work to ensure prudent expenditure of limited public funds to address the need for services for the frail and vulnerable seniors in our community.”
“The allocation of increased Older Americans Act monies from several federal stimulus monies has allowed the Area Agency on Aging to significantly increase funding for nutritious meals and mental health services for frail, at-risk older persons in this two-county area.”
The Central Coast Commission for Senior Citizens serves as the Area Agency on Aging, Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP), and Senior Information and Referral Program for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties. As the Area Agency on Aging the agency is responsible for the allocation of monies from the Older Americans Act.
“There are vacancies on the Board of Directors and the Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council,” continued Mr. Harris. ‘Anyone interested in working with us to address the needs of senior citizens are invited to contact us and join us in our efforts.”
For more information, please telephone 925-9554, 965-3288, 541-0384 or 1-800-510-2020 or contact us at seniors@KCBX.net .
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