Council on Aging

Council on Aging Director Interviews - September 25


On Wednesday, September 25, the Halifax Board of Selectmen will hold a special meeting to interview four candidates for the position of Halifax Council on Aging Director. The interviews will be done in public in the Selectmen's Meeting Room, Halifax Town Hall, 499 Plymouth Street.

The schedule is:

Brenda Fitzgerald, Halifax, 6:00pm
Wendy Adams, West Bridgewater, 6:45pm
Christine Quinn, North Easton, 7:30pm
Lisa Leake, Randolph, 8:15pm

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Mission Statement

To identify the economic, health and cultural needs of our senior community and provide an environment of support, learning and socialization while striving to enrich lives by offering a wide array of programs, transportation and advocating on their behalf, when necessary, thereby promoting independence, wellness and dignity.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Council on Aging is an appointed (by the Board of Selectmen), five-person committee dedicated to providing services to the elderly of Halifax. These services include the Elderbus, Meals-on-Wheels, medical programs, lunch at Pope's Tavern, cultural and educational programs, and assistance in obtaining services from the State and Federal Governments.

Adding Links

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Staff Contacts

Brenda Fitzgerald

Interim Director


Lydia Materna

Receptionist/Transportation Coordinator


Council on Aging Board

NameTitleTerm Expires
Jo Schofield


June 30, 2022

Ellie Murphy


June 30, 2020

Ava Grimason

Vice Chairman

June 30, 2020

Marge Smith


June 30, 2021

Dick Wright


June 30, 2021