Commission on Aging
The Commission on Aging (COA) is a voluntary group of individuals appointed by the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC). View their Facebook page.
The COA provides information, guidance, advice and support to the Johnson County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) and serves as a liaison to the BOCC concerning the needs of older county residents and services to meet those needs.
Back row left to right: Paula Hurt, Cynthia Schendel, Pam Shernuk, Karen Weber, Carol Feaker, Kim Mann, Andrea Leavitt
Front row left to right: Robert Cantu, Jay Holbert, John Smith, Dale Warman
* Membership changes will be reflected in a new picture when the COA reassembles in person.
COA Meetings and Minutes
2021 Zoom Meetings and Minutes
COA meetings will not be held in person in 2021 until further notice due to the pandemic.
COA meetings will be online ZOOM meetings at 9 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month, except June & December.
- January 2021 Zoom Meeting | January 2021 Minutes
- February 2021 Zoom Meeting | February 2021 Minutes
- March 2021 Zoom Meeting | March 2021 Minutes
- April 2021 Zoom Meeting | April 2021 Minutes
- May 2021 Zoom Meeting | May 2021 Minutes
- July 2021 Zoom Meeting | July 2021 Minutes
- August 2021 Zoom Meeting | August 2021 Minutes
- Sept 2021 Zoom Meeting | Sept 2021 Minutes
Kansas Government and Legislative Information
Information about legislation, processes, state senators/representatives. Citizens may reach out to their legislators by email or phone.
Johnson County One Assist 913-715-5000 will transfer you to the appropriate contact.
Kansas Legislative Hotline/Government Information
Kansas Legislation Information
The National Center on Law and Elder Rights provides insight on health, long term services, economic security, consumer protection, housing, advanced care planning, elder abuse prevention, decision-making and guardianship.
Kansas Silver-Haired Legislature (KSHL)
The Kansas Silver Haired Legislature was created by Senate Concurrent Resolution No. 1649, which was passed by the 1982 Legislature. It created a unicameral legislature composed of 125 representatives. All are 60+ years old and are elected from their county of residence.
Wyandotte, Johnson, Shawnee and Sedgwick have five additional representatives.