Governing Bodies

Hispanic florist in front of shop

Council of Governments & Advisory Council

The Governing Bodies of the Olympic Area Agency on Aging are a Council of Governments comprised of one county commissioner from each county – Clallam, Jefferson, Grays Harbor, and Pacific Counties.  The Council of Governments is the decision-making body.  The Advisory Council is comprised of 4 representatives from each county, and a region-wide representative for each of the following groups: Tribes, Adults with Disabilities, Minorities, and an elected official.

The Council of Governments meets the first Thursday of each month (normally via teleconference). The Advisory Council usually meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month – currently via Zoom.  In person meetings, when held, will be at the Shelton Civic Center, Shelton, WA.  in person meetings may be changed to a conference call based on weather or other considerations. Please check our calendar for updated times, locations, venues, meeting cancellations, and AC and  COG meeting materials.

COG 2022 Meeting Schedule Approved

10.2022 AC Meeting schedule_final

Clallam County

Randy Johnson, COG Chair (Mark Ozias Alternate)
Phone: 417-2383 | Fax: 417-2493
223 E. 4th St., Suite 4, Port Angeles, WA 98362-3015

Advisory Council Members:

  • Joseph Sharkey – Sequim
  • Elizabeth Pratt, 2022 Chair – Port Angeles
  • Charla Wright – Sequim
  • Marsha Melnick – Sequim

Grays Harbor County

Jill Warne (Vickie Raines, Alternate)
Phone: 249-3731 | Fax: 249-3783
Commissioners’ Office
100 West Broadway, Suite #1
Montesano, WA 98563

Advisory Council Members:

  • Jane Lauzon – Aberdeen
  • Laura Morris – McCleary
  • Susan Conniry – Ocean Shores
  • Pam Tuttle –  Ocean Shores

Jefferson County

Greg Brotherton, Vice-Chair (Kate Dean, Alternate)
Phone: 385-9100 | Fax: 385-9382
P. O. Box 1220, Port Townsend, WA 98368

Advisory Council Members:

  • Rebecca Knievel, 2022 Vice-Chair – Port Townsend
  • Virginia Adams – Port Townsend
  • Martha Anthony – Port Townsend
  • Margaret Taylor – Port Townsend

Pacific County

Lisa Olsen (Mike “Hawk” Runyon, Alternate)
Phone: 875-9337 | Fax: 875-9335
Pacific County Courthouse, P.O. Box 187, South Bend, WA 98586

Advisory Council Members:

  • Dale Jacobson – Long Beach
  • Connie King – Tokeland
  • Denny Evans – Raymond
  • Vacancy

Tribal Representative

  • Vacancy

Disability Representative

  • Sandra Goodwick – Port Angeles

SCOA Representative

  • Joseph Sharkey – Sequim

Minority Representative

  • Vacancy –

Elected Official

  • Vacancy –