Advisory Board on Aging

Members

  • Susan Haviland, District D
    Term expires: June 16, 2023
  • Arlene Callender, District B
    Term expires: June 16, 2023
  • Mark DiDomenico, District E
    Term expires: June 16, 2023
  • Heather Murphy, District F
    Term expires: June 16, 2023
  • Christel Patton, Cecil County
    Term expires: Oct. 13, 2023
  • Tina Poffenberger, Cecil County
    Term expires: Nov. 3, 2023
  • Kimberly Cooke, Baltimore Co.
    Term expires: Nov. 3, 2023
  • Katherine B. Clipp, District E
    Term expires: April 20, 2024
  • Anna DiGuardo, District B
    Term expires: Oct. 11, 2025
  • Tammy Fitzgerald, District F
    Term expires: Oct. 11, 2025

  • Jacqueline Panowicz, District A
    Term expires: Oct. 11, 2025
  • Claudia Sconion, District A
    Term expires: Oct. 11, 2025
  • Debra Hanley, District C
    Term expires: April 4, 2026
  • Patricia Dresher, District C
    Term expires: April 4, 2026
  • Janet Parker, District A
    Term expires: April 4, 2026
  • Vickie Bands, District F
    Term expires: April 4, 2026
  • Michelle Brusio, District C
    Term expires: April 4, 2026
  • Bari Klein, District C
    Term expires: April 4, 2026
  • Kimberly Proutt, District C
    Term expires: April 4, 2026
  • Laura Stewart, District C
    Term expires: April 4, 2026

Department support

Karen Winkowski, Administrator | Office on Aging | 410-638-3025
Francine Schott | Office on Aging | 410-638-4283

About the board

The board was created by Harford County Code, Article IX, Section 9-53. This board advises the Harford County Office on Aging on matters pertaining to our elderly citizens. The board consists of 20 members appointed by the County Executive and confirmed by the County Council in accordance with the county charter. There is one member from each councilmanic district.

Membership

All members shall serve three-year terms. The county executive shall annually designate one of the members as chairperson.

The powers and duties of the board are as follows:

  • Advise the Harford County Office on Aging.
  • Assist the Office on Aging in developing plans for the elderly, including the area plan for services for the elderly.
  • Conduct public hearings.
  • Encourage cooperative relationships and serve as a medium of exchange for organizations interested in the elderly.
  • Generally assist the elderly in the county with their problems in the areas of health, socialization, finances, recreation and environment.
  • Generally assist the elderly in the county with their problems.
  • Review legislation and policy decisions affecting Harford County's elderly and communicate information and concerns about such legislation and polices to the appropriate officials.
  • Review the annual budget of the Office on Aging and make recommendations to the Director of Community Services.
  • Review, evaluate services and programs operated by or funded through the Office on Aging.