Advisory Council Meeting for Areawide Aging Grant Noon – 1 pm March 4, 2021

Virtual link: Join meeting

In-person meeting option: NewView Oklahoma Board Room, 4301 N. Classen, Oklahoma City


1.     Welcome, Call to Order & Verification of Quorum

2.     Introductions

a.     Mike Dover, Council Chairperson, NewView OK Board Member

b.     Lauren Branch, President and CEO, NewView Oklahoma

c.     Ronita Jones, Director of Clinical and Rehabilitation Operations, NewView Oklahoma

d.     Jack McMahan, Chief Operating Officer, NewView Oklahoma

e.     Areawide Aging Agency – Blair Schoeb, CEO and Kathy Langley, Program Planner

f.      Advisory Council Members

i.     Senator George Young

ii.     Karen Orsi, Director. Oklahoma Mental Health and Aging Coalition, Northcare

iii.     Mark Christian, Pastor, First Unitarian Church, retired

iv.     Larry Hopper, Transporation Consultant

v.     Judy Kellog, Manager of Employee Health, Variety Care

3.     New Business

a.     Advisory Council Orientation

i.     Overview of funding partnership with Areawide Aging – Blair Schoeb and Kathy Langley

ii.     Impact of vision loss and COVID on senior populations – Lauren Branch

iii.     Review of Advisory Council goals and objectives

iv.     Review of Advisory Council job description and commitment form

4.     Discussion, recommendations, and action, as needed

a.     Determine next steps and make committee assignments

b.     Determine a schedule for upcoming meetings

5.    Comments from the Public

6.    Announcements

7.    Review Action items and Confirm the Next meeting date: 

8.    Adjourn

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