Elder Options Board of Directors & Advisory Council Vacancies
Thank you for your interest in serving on our Board of Directors or Advisory Council. Elder Options accepts applications to fill vacancies as openings become available. Applicants should have an active interest in social and nutrition programs that benefit elders. Members serve on a voluntary basis without pay.
For county openings, applicants must be a resident of the county. For At-Large openings (if any), applicants must be a resident of one of the counties in Elder Options’ service area: Alachua, Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Sumter, Suwannee, & Union.
*Restrictions – Potential Board of Director Applicants:
To avoid the perception of a conflict of interest, Florida’s Department of Elder Affairs provides the following restrictions for membership on Elder Options’ Board of Directors:
“No Area Agency on Aging (Elder Options) may make a sub-grant or subcontract with any service provider, if a member of the AAA’s board is also a member of the provider’s staff, board of directors or advisory council.”
If you’re a staff member or serve on the Board or Advisory Council of any of the agencies below, you would have to resign prior to being appointed to Elder Options’ Board.
ElderCare of Alachua County, Inc.
Columbia County Senior Services, Inc.
Citrus County Support Services
Mid Florida Community Services, Inc.
Marion Senior Services, Inc.
Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc.
Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc.
Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.
National Alliance on Mental Illness, Inc. Hernando
Here’s how to get started:
- Contact Kathy Dorminey at (352) 692-5214 or email@example.com to request an information packet and application; or
- Click on the links below to download this material:
- Volunteer Application
- Board Member Applicant Information Packet
- Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org; or
- Mail your application to Elder Options, 100 SW 75thStreet, Suite 301, Gainesville, FL 32607
Board of Director Openings:
- Hernando County
- Suwannee County
Advisory Council Openings:
- Bradford County
- Lafayette County
- Lake County
- Sumter County
- Suwannee County
- Union County