Advisory Council

MCOSS Advisory Council

The purpose of the council is to advise the Office of Senior Services on the annual plan, advocate for the needs and rights of older persons, and to be an informed council that meets regularly and is informed on elder issues. These meetings are open to the public. Please connect with Linda Royer or Jennifer Haeussler-Barnhart with questions.  

2024 Meeting Dates

Note: Virtual meetings are 3:00-4:30 pm and in-person meetings are 10:00-11:30 am (location changes).  

  • January 18 (virtual) 
  • February 15 (virtual) 
  • March 14 (in-person) 
  • April 18 (in-person) 
  • May 16 (virtual) 
  • June 20 (in-person) 
  • July & August – Summer Break 
  • September 19 (virtual)
  • October 24 (in-person) 
  • November & December 2024 – Holiday Break


  • Michelle C. Berk, Esquire
  • Helene Brodrick
  • Senator Maria Collett
  • Senator Art Haywood 
  • Shamsul Huda 
  • Amanda Human
  • Officer Robert Johnson
  • Barbara Menin
  • Senator Robert Mensch
  • Representative Thomas P. Murt
  • Ed Petersohn, Vice Chair
  • Susan M. Tachau 
  • Betty White 

Become a Member

If you have an interest in being considered for this council, please complete this application.