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Advisory Committee on Aging
  • 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Second Wednesday of the month
  • Locations vary

Member Requirements

Advisory Committee on Aging 
Committee of Saint Paul community members planning for all ages.

Staff Contact:

Fedha Abera
Phone: (651) 266-8512

Committee Contact:

Kathy Kelso, Chair
*Please send inquires to Chai Lee 

List of Criteria:

  • 15 members – 9 of whom have to be 55 years or older
  • St. Paul residency – not required

 Code Section: n/a

Length of term: 2 years

Powers & Duties

Powers and Duties:

  • Promoting the dignity and independence of Saint Paul's aging population
  • Examining current City services and programs and submitting recommendations to the Mayor
  • Advising the Mayor regarding City ordinances affecting older residents
  • Identifying the needs and recognizing the contributions of seniors
  • Working to improve inter-generational opportunities in the city
  • Advocating on issues that impact seniors

 Vacancies: 3

Additional Information

The Advisory Committee on Aging Executive Summary of the Lifetime Communities Project Report was published in November 2013. This Executive Summary of the report was submitted by the City of Saint Paul, in assessment of the city's readiness to adopt a Lifetime Communities model of planning and funded by the MAAA.

ACOA has ongoing efforts toward realizing the Lifetime Communities model showcased by the Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging (MAAA).

Learn more about Communities For All Ages multi-generational framework and the 8-80 Initiatives where communities can vibrantly grow up and grow older adopted by Saint Paul's 8-80 Vitality Fund.

Review the accomplishments of the Advisory Committee on Aging in the 2014 Annual Report and the Housing Forum Report from Advisory Committee's March 2015 Housing Forum.

1) You can now apply online, visit Online Committee Application.

You can learn more by contacting Chai Lee at (651) 266-8512

2) Download an Application.

You can apply for more than one committee per application. Mayor Coleman encourages applicants to get recommendations from their City Councilmembers.

Please return applications to:
Office of the Mayor
390 City Hall
15 Kellogg Blvd., West
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Ph: (651) 266-8510 
Fx: (651) 266-8521

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