The Peninsula Task Force on Aging is looking to expand our advocacy efforts and community outreach activities. Please consider visiting an upcoming meeting held at several locations throughout the Hampton Roads area and learn more about how we can partner to improve the quality of life for the aging population in our community.

LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY COMMITTEE

This committee’s purpose is to research and keep the Task Force aware of legislative issues affecting seniors at the local, state, and national level and to find ways in which the Task Force can actively advocate for seniors on the Peninsula. It works to increase the impact on any legislative objectives through organizing and hosting joint legislative receptions with other organizations of similar interest and also brings information and targeted concerns to the attention of members of the General Assembly and their staff representing the Tidewater Region.

The Committee Chair reports to the Executive Board, specifically the Chairperson, and should have leadership skills as well as a strong legislative background or interest. The committee can be chaired by any member of the voting membership as well as additional members from the voting membership or Executive Board. Membership on this committee should be five (5) to ten (10) members.   Sign up today for this committee!

COMMUNITY OUTREACH COMMITTEE

The purpose of the committee is to reach out to key community agents and grow and retain membership and actively seek meaningful ways in which the Task Force can engage with the community to educate them about the Task Force as well as opportunities to assist seniors. The committee can also develop opportunities to partner with other advocates, educators and legislative activist to optimize resources in serving seniors.

The Committee Chair reports to the Executive Board, specifically the Vice Chairperson, and should have leadership skills as well as strong interpersonal communication skills and computer skills. The committee can be chaired by any member of the voting membership as well as additional members from the voting membership or Executive Board. Membership on this committee should be between five (5) to ten (10) members. Sign up today for this committee!

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

The purpose of the committee is to best position the Task Force to support increased community involvement and outreach projects through the recruitment and retention of local citizens and healthcare professionals who have direct ties to the Hampton Road community as well as to help to provide a balanced perspective concerning the challenges facing seniors.

The Committee Chair reports to the Executive Board, specifically the Treasurer, and should have leadership skills as well as strong interpersonal communication skills and computer skills. The committee can be chaired by any member of the voting membership as well as additional members from the voting membership or Executive Board. Membership on this committee should be between five (5) to ten (10) members. Sign up today for this committee!

SOUP FOR THE CAREGIVERS’ SOUL COMMITTEE

The purpose of the committee is to plan and orchestrate all essential activities and task deemed necessary for the production of a November event to celebrate and honor the selfless work of family and non-paid caregivers on the Peninsula.

The Committee Chair reports to the Executive Board, specifically the Secretary, and should have leadership skills as well as event planning knowledge, interpersonal communication skills, and fundraising experience. The committee can be chaired by any member of the voting membership as well as additional members from the voting membership or Executive Board. Membership on this committee should be between five (5) to ten (10) members. Sign up today for this committee!