The Team

 

David P Stevens, Executive Director

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

 

 

Betsy Connell, Assisant Director and Director of Behavioral Support Programs

Strategic partnership building and leadership of Elder Mental Health Outreach Teams; oversight of the caregiver respite & support services project and the Dementia Friendly Massachusetts Initiative

 

 

Kathy Bowler, 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.

Kelly Burke, Director of Member Services

Provides technical assistance to local COAs and new Directors.  Coordinates transportation programs.

 

 

 

Susan Carp, Director of Member Services

Provides technical assistance to local COAs and new Directors.  Coordinates outreach programs.

 

 

Tara Hammes, Director of Member Services – Healthy Aging & Nutrition

Provides technical assistance on healthy aging, wellness and nutrition programs.

 

 

Patty Sullivan, Program Director, Dementia Friendly Massachusetts

Oversees the Dementia Friendly Massachusetts Initiativ.  Liaison with Supportive Day programs. Manages UCLA Memory Training and Age-Friendly Programs. Liaison with MA Gerontological Association

 

Susan McNulty, Assistant Program 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.

 

 

 

 

Organization Chart

Org Chart

Massachusetts Councils
on Aging

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