SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging


SeniorAge Seeking Board Member from Shannon County to Fill Vacancy

July 27, 2020 / News

For information contact Annette Fields at 417-868-9535 or email

For Immediate Release

Nominations are currently being accepted for the SeniorAge Board of Directors 


Candidates from Shannon County are being sought to serve on the SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging Board of Directors.  The home office is located in Springfield, MO.

Board Members serve three-year terms.  Responsibilities of the board members include approval of the Area Plan, budgeting, and policies relating to aging programs.  Each of the 17 counties served by SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging have representation on this volunteer Board of Directors.   

Any resident of Shannon County may file a Declaration of Intent.  Candidates must be willing to devote time to learning about the agency’s mission and work, have a sincere interest in programs for the aging, attend regular meetings in Springfield and attend periodic training sessions.   This is a volunteer position. 

Interested parties may obtain a Declaration of Intent or further information by contacting SeniorAge at 417/862-0762 or (1) 800/497-0822; by e-mail at ; or by writing to SeniorAge, 1735 South Fort Avenue, Springfield, MO 65807.  


Declarations will be accepted until the vacancy is filled or through January 21, 2021 (whichever occurs first).  The board of directors will interview applicants and appoint the representative to serve until the next election period for Shannon county.


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