Aging, Governor`s Advisory Council on

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
Governor`s Advisory Council on Aging
Health and Human Services
Governor Appointments 
Total Board Positions 
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 143B-181
Term Length 
4 Years
The council studies ways and means of promoting public understanding of the problems of the aging, considers the need for new State programs in the field of aging, and makes recommendations to the governor and secretary of Health and Human Services. The council has 33 members, each serving a four-year term. The governor appoints 15 members. *Appointees must be at least 60 years old.

Current Members

Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Davida Martin 9/21/20206/30/2025LimitedAt-large
Kenneth Lee Burgess 7/21/20226/30/2026LimitedAt-large
Joseph Souma Joseph, Sr. 12/7/20216/30/2027LimitedAt-large
Suzanne P. Merrill 12/7/20216/30/2026LimitedAt-large
Elizabeth Ann Russell James 7/21/20226/30/2026LimitedAt-large
Thomas Rothrock 7/11/20186/30/2026LimitedAt-large
Cesiah Esther Hernandez 2/26/20246/30/2027LimitedAt-Large
Mary Lee Kurek 7/21/20226/30/2026LimitedAt-large
Ilene C. Siegler 9/21/20206/30/2024LimitedAt-large
Charles E. Coote, Jr. 9/21/20206/30/2024LimitedAt-large
Sheila Whittenton 7/21/20226/30/2024LimitedAt-large
Culey V. Kilimanjaro 10/4/20176/30/2025LimitedAt-large
Jan Busby-Whitehead 9/12/20196/30/2025LimitedAt-large
Edwin Rosenberg 9/18/20196/30/2025LimitedAt-large
Daniel D. Mosca 7/1/20176/30/2025LimitedAt-large

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