Policy Board


The Purpose of ECKAAA Policy Board:

1.   To determine the needs of older citizens, defined as those       sixty years of age or over and spouses.
2.   To recommend new services or programs as needed
3.   To develop a comprehensive plan of action to meet those   guidelines issued by the United States Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging, the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, other related state agencies and all PSA07 County Councils on Aging.
4.   To help ensure adequate funding for needed services.


Anderson County

​Gene Highberger                                                        
Robin Shane - Secretary


Coffey County

Robert Saueressig - Chairman

Tim Sipes - Vice Chairman


Franklin County

Lenora Brecheisen - Treasurer
Roy Dunn


Linn County

Tristian Smith

Tim Staton


Miami County 

Bill Butler


Osage County

Joe Gardner

Bruce Oelke


Elected Official

Osage County

Les Mcghee





ECKAAA Board Members

Advisory Board


The Purpose of ECKAAA Advisory Council:


1.  To act as a liaison between the ECKAAA Policy Board and Senior Citizens.
2.   To help communicate services to all communities in the service area (Anderson, Coffey, Franklin, Linn, Miami and Osage Counties.)
3.   To suggest program and program expansions which may be approved by the Area Policy Board and undertaken by the proper agency.
4.   To help ensure adequate funding for needed services.


Anderson County

​Clarence Hermann - Silver Haired Legislator 

Kitty Mace


Coffey County

Dona Jackson

Joan Adkins

Bill Otto - Silver Haired Legislator


Franklin County

David Hood - Silver Haired Legislator

Joyce Wasmund


Linn County

Jane Wade - Silver Haired Legislator


Miami County

Perry Underwood

Amiee Seck


Osage County

Patricia Armstrong - Silver Haired Legislator 

Gaylord Anderson


Elected Official

Anderson County