Board of Directors – July 10, 2024: Regional Advisory Council minutes


AREA AGENCY ON AGING REGIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL
MEETING MINUTES
June 27, 2024, 10:00 a.m.

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AGENDA ITEM 1: CALL TO ORDER/ESTABLISH A QUORUM/INTRODUCTIONS

Chair Debi Levin-Stankevich called the meeting to order at 10:03. A quorum was present.

AGENDA ITEM 2: AGENDA APPROVAL

Laura Kronick motioned to approve the meeting agenda and RoseMary Jaramillo seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

AGENDA ITEM 3: CONSENT ITEMS

These items will be acted upon as a whole, unless they are called up for discussion by a council member or a citizen wishing to address the council.

  1. Approval of the minutes from the May meeting. Laura Kronick motioned to approve and Maria Cordova seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

AGENDA ITEM 4: PUBLIC COMMENTS

Public comment can be made before or during the meeting. Public comment during the meeting is limited to three minutes and can be done at the meeting location or remotely by using the posted Microsoft Teams link. Individuals are encouraged to notify the meeting organizer at ppacg@ppacg.org before the start of the meeting with the agenda item they would like to comment on. Public comments can be submitted before the meeting via email to ppacg@ppacg.org for distribution to committee members.

  1. Joanne Drayer with Silver Key Senior Services shared details regarding a Mental Health First Aid event for older adults on July 18, 2024, held at NAMI. The event is open to all community members.

AGENDA ITEM 5: ACTION ITEMS

  1. No action items.

AGENDA ITEM 6: INFORMATION ITEMS

  1. Presentations
    1. Sherry Hoffman, PPACG Human Resources Generalist, presented on Unconscious Bias. The presentation focused on the importance of self-awareness, how unconscious bias impacts behavior, and understanding the nature of biases.
    2. Jennifer Horn, PPAAA Family Caregiver Support, MSW, and American Society on Aging RISE Fellow, presented on Creating Inclusive and Intentional Spaces. The presentation focused on holding inclusive spaces for marginalized communities, listening to learn, and respecting others lived experiences.
  2. Membership Subcommittee
    1. No updates. Please reach out to Membership Subcommittee Chair Maria Cordova if interested in joining the RAC.
  3. Strategic Review Subcommittee
    1. No updates.
  4. TRS Subcommittee RFP dates and meetings
    1. PPAAA staff and finance team are working towards sending out contracts for signature next week. PPAAA received notice from the State Unit on Aging regarding funding amounts. We anticipate funding new projects in addition to approved providers.
  5. AAA Director’s Report
    1. PPAAA will hold its next Quarterly Provider Meeting on July 24th (virtual only). This meeting will include training information based on annual evaluation items.
  6. RAC Chair Report
    1. No updates.

AGENDA ITEM 7: DISCUSSION ITEMS

  1. No discussion items.

AGENDA ITEM 8: MEETING SCHEDULE

  1. Next meeting – July 25, 2024 VIRTUAL ONLY
  2. RAC Executive Committee Meeting – first Wednesday of each month at 11:00 a.m., via Microsoft Teams
  3. PPACG Schedule

AGENDA ITEM 9: ADJOURNMENT

Chair Debi Levin-Stankevich adjourned the meeting at

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Attendees:

  • Bill Boles
  • Debi Levin-Stankevich
  • Laura Kronick
  • Maria Cordova
  • RoseMary Jaramillo
  • Vincent Yanik
  • Cynthia Margiotta
  • Jason DeaBueno
  • Joanne Drayer
  • Laurie Wood
  • Segan Falconer
  • Theresa Nipper
  • Jenn Nimmo
  • Staff
    • Jody Barker
    • Melissa Marts
    • Melody Hanna
    • Jared Verner
    • Jennifer Horn
    • Laura Crews
    • Sherry Hoffman