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Governor's Advisory Council on Aging

The purpose of the Governor's Advisory Council on Aging (GACA) is to advise the Governor and the Division of Aging and Adult Services about the needs of older Arkansans and the programs that serve them. The GACA is administered by the Division of Aging and Adult Services, Department of Human Services. Any citizen with suggestions or issues of concern related to senior Arkansans, may contact the GACA member who represents his or her area, or write to the Division of Aging and Adult Services, PO Box 1437, Slot S530, Little Rock AR 72203-1437. Telephone: (501) 682-2441.

GACA is governed by a set of by-laws established by council members. The Governor appoints members. Meetings are held quarterly in Little Rock. Arkansans interested in membership opportunities may contact the Division of Aging and Adult Services.

Members of the Council
Sharyn Ahlstrom
1907 Woodward
Magnolia AR 71753
Columbia County, Region 7
Term Expires January 14, 2018
Cassandra Hill
601 West Ford
Osceola, AR 72370
Mississippi County, Region 1
Term Expires January 14, 2020
Lori Benedict
PO Box 22
1396 Sunrise Road
Sturkie AR 72578
Fulton County, Region 2
Term Expires January 14, 2019
Don Hindman
103 Spring River Road
Sherwood AR 72120
Pulaski County, Region 5
Term Expires January 14, 2018
Betty Bradshaw
PO Box 8569
Pine Bluff AR 71601
Jefferson County, Region 4
Term Expires January 14, 2018
Matthew Hodges
1918 Meadowlane Road
Fordyce AR 71742
Craighead County, Region 3
Term Expires January 14, 2018
William Bryant
1836 Bruce St
Conway AR 72034
Faulkner County, Region 5
Term Expires January 14, 2019
Lynda Hogue
4114 Raider Road
Jonesboro AR 72404
Craighead County, Region 3
Term Expires January 14, 2018
William Doerhoff
PO Box 13218
Maumelle AR 72113
Pulaski County, Region 5
Term Expires January 14, 2018
Phillip McBee
307 Steve Drive
Pine Bluff AR 71603
Jefferson County, Region 4
Term Expires January 14, 2019
Billie Dougherty
80 Laurel Lane
Ward AR 72176
Lonoke County, Region 5
Term Expires January 14, 2018
Lesley Nalley
8 Carpintero Lane
HSV, AR 71909
Perry County, Region 6
Term Expires January 14, 2019
Loretta Echols
2305 Bernard Street, Apt. 14
Jonesboro AR 72542
Craighead County, Region 3
Term Expires January 14, 2019
Bruce Short
422 West Shepherd
Nashville AR 71852
Perry County, Region 7
Term Expires January 14, 2020
Mary Ellis
7000 South Q Street
Fort Smith AR 72903
Sebastian County, Region 8
Term Expires January 14, 2018
Bill Vines
PO Box 1862
Fort Smith, AR 72902
Sebastian County, Region 8
Term Expires January 14, 2020
James Floyd
61 Bluff Road
Hardy AR 72542
Sharp County, Region 3
Term Expires January 14, 2020
Clay Layson
DAAS - Mail Slot S-530, PO Box 1437
Little Rock AR 72201
Marilyn Hicks
1091 Highway 272
Waldron AR 72958
Scott County, Region 8
Term Expires January 14, 2020
Jack Hopkins
State Capitol, Room 120
Little Rock AR 72203
Office of the Governor
 
   
   
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