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Council on Aging

Advisory Council

Our Council on Aging is an Advisory Council for Aging and Volunteer Services for Weber and Morgan Counties that makes recommendations and provides advice for the Weber-Morgan Planning and Service Area and the Weber-Morgan (Weber Human Services) Area Agency on Aging to the Weber Human Services Board of Directors. The Council also recommends policies and procedures to the Weber Human Services Board of Directors with respect to Senior and Volunteer Services.

Council Members


Jesse Garcia

Chair of FY2023, Community Representative, Diversity Representative

Ken Hicks

Vice Chair of FY2023, Morgan Community Representative


Donna Birch

Community Representative

Doris Thurgood

Morgan Community Representative

Meet Donna, Former Chair (FY21) of the Council on Aging

Bob Hunter

WHS Board of Directors Chair and Representative of the Board


Isabel Naylor

Community Representative


Natalie James

Community Representative

Mark Bigler

Community Representative/WSU Professor 

Joe Ritchie

Community Representative, Emeritus Member


Laura Owen-Keirstead

Community Representative, Health Care Representative


Lucy Valerio

Community Representative, Emeritus Member

Maggie Jones

Community Representative

Marlene Fowers

AmeriCorps Senior Volunteer Programs Representative


Martha Autrey

State Board of Aging Representative, Caregiver Representative


Frank Bernal

Community Representative/Senior Community Council Chair

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