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Current Commissioners
Farmington Area Commission on Aging


Commission Composition

All of the members are volunteers appointed for a period of 3 years by the mayors of Farmington and Farmington Hills respectively.

The Farmington Area COA consists of the following:

  • City of Farmington Hills: (10) Members

  • City of Farmington: (4) Members

  • Special Services Liaison (Supervisor of the Senior Division of the Dept. of Special Services)

  • Recording Secretary

Current Commissioners

  • Jeanne Atkinson (Chair)
  • Mary Buchan (Secretary)
  • Laura Champagne
  • Carl Christoph
  • Chuck Collins
  • Nancy Cook (Vice-Chair)
  • Dan Fanfore
  • Jane Frost
  • Colleen Kashawlic
  • Linda Lee
  • Kathy Marshall
  • Marian Schulte

FACOA's Background


The Farmington Area Commission on Aging was formed in 1977 to support the betterment of daily living for older adults in the cities of Farmington and Farmington Hills.



FACOA's Mission


The Farmington Area Commission on Aging helps toward the betterment of daily living for older adults with the mission of promoting their well-being and dignity through education and advocacy.

The Commission examines social attitudes, creates community awareness, establishes a climate for living independently and encourages recognition for their contribution to the past and present.

A Consumer Protection Committee is an integral part of the commission keeping the community informed about potential fraud and scams.



Statement of Purpose


"To promote the well-being and dignity of older adults in our community through advocacy and education."

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