The Imperial County Area Agency on Aging (ICAAA) announced that it is accepting applications for the Alternate At-Large Member position which is part of the Advisory Council. Currently, one (1) vacant Alternate At-Large position is available.

The Imperial County Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council serves to advise the ICAAA regarding issues important to Imperial County seniors and their caregivers.  The Advisory Council members support the ICAAA with the following purposes: hold annual public hearings, needs assessments, recommendations, program monitoring, and advocacy.

The composition of the advisory council is prescribed in the laws and regulations of the Older Americans Act (federal), as amended, and the Older California Act (state). All members are responsible to participate as fully as possible in all activities of the council, including the development, revision, and approval of the Area Plan on Aging. Each member is required to be present, to serve on at least one committee, and to attend scheduled meetings of the Advisory Council.

Interested individuals may find applications online at www.aaa24.org or at the Imperial County Area Agency on Aging office located at 778 West State Street in El Centro.  Applications are due by December 1, and elections are to be conducted during the regularly schedule Advisory Council Meeting 9 a.m. January 16, 2020, at the Imperial County Workforce Development Office, 2799 S. 4th Street, El Centro, CA 92243.

For additional information, please contact Information and Assistance Coordinator Monica Veliz De Leon at (442) 265-7037.

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