Commission on Elder Affairs

Senior Services

Commission on Elder Affairs

Commission on Elder Affairs

Upcoming Event:

Senior Voter Information Session for November 2nd Election
Friday, October 15, 2021, 11 a.m. Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 843 0030 6648
Passcode: 890485

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Mission:  “To serve the elder population of Fulton County through a commitment to identify the social, economic, and health challenges/concerns affecting seniors; communicate with relevant community stakeholders; advocate for needed change; and secure solutions, resources and/or systems which enhance the quality of life for seniors.”

General Meetings are held the 2nd Friday of each month

Date: October 8, 2021

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Join Live via Zoom
Join by Phone: 470-763-1720 | Meeting ID: 921 5418 1214
Facilitator: Marsetta Ray, Chair

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PUBLIC ACCESS: The meeting can be viewed live via Zoom at 12:30 p.m.

Changes in the scheduling of meetings will be posted at least 24 hours in advance.

Terms: Each member shall commence upon appointment and approval by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.  Their term shall coincide with the appointing Commissioner’s Term of Office or notification of a re-appointment by the Commissioner.

Appointees from the Council on Aging and Contract Agencies:  Appointees of the Council on Aging and Contract Agencies shall serve for a period of 2 years, beginning on January 1st in the year of their appointment or until notification of a re-appointment by the appointing agency.

Number of Board Seats: 13

Vacancies: 2

Membership: Membership in the COEA shall consist of 13 members, as follows:

  • 1 appointee by each Fulton County Commissioner (7)
  • 1 appointee by each area Council on Aging (4)
  • 1 program participant from each agency providing Senior Center Management under contract with Fulton County (2)

Current Members:

Ms. Marsetta Ray, Chairman 
South Fulton Senior Services

Mrs. Ruth Lyles-Bailey, Vice Chair
Council on Aging, West

Ms. La Tanya D. Walker, Secretary
Fulton County Department of Senior Services


Ms. Mary Blake, Chair Pro Tem
Fulton County - At Large


District 1 – Commissioner Ms. Beth Cayce
Fulton County - District 2

Ms. Rosalind Elliott
Fulton County - District 3 

Ms. Linda Adams
Fulton County - District 4 

Ms. Teri Walker
Fulton County - District 5 

Ms. Jill Lindsey
Fulton County - District 6 

Ms. Joan Lee
Council on Aging, North 

Ms. Ernestine Mitchell
Council on Aging, West