AGING SERVICES ADVISORY COMMISSION
The objective of the ASAC shall be to function as an advisory body to the Franklin County Parks & Recreation Department (hereafter called the Department) and the Franklin County Board of Supervisors (hereafter called the Board). The Franklin County Board of Supervisors permits the ASAC to operate in the following capacity:
By recommending the establishment of relevant policies for the development and enhancement of programs and facilities for senior citizens.
By assisting the Department and the Board in improving relationships between the community and the Department through civic, business and other community representatives within their respective districts.
By providing an additional resource for evaluating existing and proposed Departmental programs and facilities.
By assisting the Director in the development of strategic plans for implementation of long-term goals and objectives to meet anticipated community needs.
By providing the Director with general advice on the operation and implementation of senior programming and facilities.
Each member of the ASAC shall be appointed by the Board and shall be elected in the following manner: one (1) members shall be appointed from each electoral district, provided that one (1) member shall be appointed at-large; irrespective of his/her residence within any particular electoral district. The Board may modify the requirement for appointment by electoral district for original appointments to the ASAC.
Each member of the ASAC shall be appointed for a term of four (4) years. Each member’s term shall follow their district’s Board of Supervisors term starting the following July 1 of that year.
Listed below are the (ASAC) members and the districts they represent.
Blackwater District- Leigh Prom
Blue Ridge District- Pauline Nickelston
Boone District- Bennie Russell
Gills Creek District- Maggie Gray
Rocky Mount District- John Smith
Snow Creek District- Linda Handy
Union Hall District- Joyce Perdue
At Large Member- Pam Alford