The Team

MCOA Staff

In Back: Lynn Wolf, David P. Stevens, Betsy Connell, Kathy Bowler, Alan Dorman
In Front: Patty Sullivan, Mary Kay Browne, Shari Cox, Donna Popkin

David P Stevens, Executive Director

Oversees the agency operations, budget and staff. Serves as the agency’s Lobbyist and Community Relations Officer/Liaison.

Mary Kay Browne, Special Projects Director

Oversees special projects including, Mass In Motion, BenefitsCheckUp, Benefits Counseling, Aging Mastery Program, Keep Moving, and civic engagement related to jobs/volunteers. Provides resource development for new projects and serves as community liaison as needed.

Kathy Bowler, Director of Member Services
Kelly Burke, Director of Member Services
Susan Carp, Director of Member Services

Provides technical assistance to local COAs and new Directors by promoting regionalization, certification, and accreditation. Coordinates all of MCOA’s training and events (conference, workgroups, membership meeting, etc.). Oversees development and updating of training materials, as well as the Cultural Competency Initiative. Serves as community liaison as needed.

Tara Hammes, Director of Member Services – Nutrition


Betsy Connell, Director of Behavioral Support Programs

Oversees the Dementia Friendly Massachusetts program, and the partnership with Dementia Friendly America; Oversees the ACL grant and Behavioral Health programs

Patty Sullivan, Program Manager, Dementia Friendly Massachusetts

Oversees the Dementia Friendly Massachusetts Initiative.

Susan McNulty, Assistant Manager, Dementia Friendly Massachusetts

Provides support for the Dementia Friendly Massachusetts Initiative.

Shari Cox, Fiscal Manager

Provides management of grants, payroll, audit oversight, accounts payable and receivable.

Lynn Wolf, Communications Manager

Manages all communications and publications including Briefs and Newsletters, emails and mailings, and the MCOA website, including all contact lists. Provides support for registration and conference. Provides program management for Falls Prevention and Fitness Programs.

Alan Dorman, Part-Time

Schedules meetings and events.

Organization Chart

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Massachusetts Councils
on Aging

116 Pleasant Street, Suite 306
Easthampton, MA 01027
Telephone: 413-527-6425
Fax: 413-527-7138