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 Jennifer Haeussler-Barnhart with questions.  

Meeting Dates

Note: In-person meeting locations can vary and usually are at 10:00 AM. Virtual meetings will be held at 3:00 PM via Zoom.  

  • November & December 2022 – Holiday Break 
  • January 19th (virtual) 
  • February 15th (virtual) 
  • March 16th (in-person) 
  • April 20th (virtual) 
  • May 18th (virtual) 
  • June 15th (in-person) 
  • July & August – Summer Break 
  • September 21st (virtual)
  • October 19th (in-person) 
  • November & December 2023 – 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.