Boards and Councils

In order to assure implementation of PCOA’s Mission, Values and Vision PCOA depends on input and direction from its various Boards and Advisory Councils.

Pima Council On Aging


The governing body for PCOA, the Board sets PCOA’s mission and goals, selects the Chief Executive Officer, and develops policies for the organization. It is the legal entity that is responsible for PCOA’s activities.

Carol M. Swango – Chair*
Robert Bell – Vice Chair*
Maxine Goldstein – Secretary*
Terrence H. Allen – Treasurer*

Other Members:

Steve Borden
Richard Elias
Dr. Palmer Evans*
Beverly Heasley
Del Jones
Adaline Klemmedson*
Sarah Lennartz
Amy Levin
Ron Meck*
Dr. Marisa Menchola
Dr. Jane Mohler
Agnes Poore
Frank Watts, Jr.
Ronald Zack

*Executive Committee Members

Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council

Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council is a council of older adults who advise PCOA concerning the operation of programs funded by the Older Americans Act.

Ron Meck, Chair
Elizabeth Davidson, Vice Chair


Karla Bennington
Paula Bressler
John James Duncan
Frederick R. Eisele
Roger Fulton
Allan Gordon
Donald Kret
Sondra Match
Kathleen McCormack
Linda Shmyr

Staff: Antonio C. “Tony” Estrada (520) 790-0504 Ext. 5070; E-mail:

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Aging Mastery Program – Rightsizing Your Life

Rightsizing Your Life This interactive workshop will help you look at the pros and cons of a move, consider different housing options, deal with your concerns about moving and the potential family issues that may arise, develop a process for choosing what to keep and what to let go, and create a roadmap with some […]

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