Legislative Education Series hosted by MA4

Our next quarterly Legislative Education Series will be on January 10, 2023, in-person (with a virtual option as well) in Jefferson City, MO. Check back for more details coming soon. Targeted to Missouri Legislators and their aides, these sessions are open to all who are interested in learning more about AAAs, how they are funded, and the many services available from AAAs all across Missouri.

Session 2: Learn About AAA Resources for Seniors in Your Community

Please watch our second in a series of educational sessions on Area Agency on Aging services from 9/20/22.

Panelists include:

  • Lana Johnson, Executive Director of Aging Matters, Cape Girardeau, MO, and President of MA4
  • Lisa Knoll, CEO of Aging Ahead, St. Louis, MO
  • Rebecca Nowlin, CEO of Aging Best, Columbia, MO
  • Melanie Highland, Director of the Division of Senior and Disability Services in MO
  • Mindy Ulstad, Chief, Bureau of Senior Programs, DSDS
  • Becky Harris, Accountant Supervisor, DSDS
  • Moderated by Julie Peetz, MA4 Executive Director

Session 1: Understanding How Dollars Get to AAAs and Senior Centers

Please watch our first Focus on Aging Series from 6/7/22.

Panelists include:

  • James Stowe, PhD; President of ma4 and Director, Mid-America Regional Council Area Agency on Aging, Kansas City
  • Becca Fields, Co-Ceo, SeniorAge Area Agency on Aging, Springfield, MO
  • Jennifer Shotwell, Executive Director, Region X Area Agency on Aging, Joplin, MO
  • Kim Toebben, DSDS Deputy Director
  • Jake Luebbering, DSDS Deputy Director
  • Becky Harris, Accountant Supervisor, DSDS
  • Moderated by Julie Peetz, MA4 Executive Director