Council on Aging


The Avon Council on Aging is charged with recognizing and understanding the interests, needs and concerns of senior citizens.  It is the COA’s commitment to develop, design, and implement programs, as well as educate the community about aging in place.  The COA will provide information, referrals for services, and support to ensure dignity and independence of the community’s elders.  The COA endeavors to maximize the quality of life and help our elders live safely and in good health with socialization at its core.

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Staff Contacts

Name Title
Gene A. Mazzella COA Director
Tricia Pepe Administrative Assistant
Louise Hardiman Outreach Coordinator
Jayne Carthas Volunteer Coordinator
Cindy Seely Lead Cook
Tim Kelley Assistant Cook
Woody Salter Van Driver
Meghan Mallett Van Driver

Board Members

Name Title
Deborah Greene Vice Chair
Linda Chute Secretary
Jean Kopke Treasurer
Silvio Mercuri Board Member
Ed Selman Board Member