About FACOA: Who We Are

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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: 9 Members and 1 Alternate

  • City of Farmington: 3 Members and 1 Alternate

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

  • Recording Secretary
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  • Mary Buchan—City of Farmington Hills (Secretary)
  • Laura Champagne—City of Farmington Hills (Chair)
  • Carl Christoph—City of Farmington Hills
  • Chuck Collins—City of Farmington Hills
  • Nancy Cook—City of Farmington
  • Dan Fantore—City of Farmington Hills
  • Jane Frost—City of Farmington
  • Colleen Irvin—City of Farmington Hills
  • Marsha Koet—City of Farmington Hills (Senior Liason)
  • Linda Lee—City of Farmington Hills
  • Julie McCowan—City of Farmington Hills
  • Kathy Marshall—City of Farmington Hills
  • Marian Schulte—City of Farmington (Vice Chair)
  • Karina Weglarz—City of Farmington Hills (Alternate)
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The Commission on Aging meets at 5:30 P. M. on the fourth Tuesday of every month.

Meetings are held at Farmington City Hall, 23600 Liberty Street in Farmington (January, February, and March), and at the Costick Center, 28600 11 Mile in Farmington Hills (April, May, June, September, October, and November). The Commission does not meet in July, August or December.

Pursuant to Executive Order No. 2020-154, issued by Governor Whitmer, participation in the Farmington Area Commission on Aging meeting will be made available via Zoom meeting teleconference out of precaution and to limit the potential exposure of the public and staff to the COVID-19 virus.

If you are unfamiliar with using Zoom, or want to learn more about using it, we offer a Zoom Help page. All meetings are open to the public and attendance by all interested citizens is encouraged.

A complete collection of all available Agendas and Minutes from 2012–2021 is available on the Archival Meetings Page.

2021 Agendas

2021 Minutes

  • January 26, 2021

  • February 23, 2021

  • March 23, 2021

  • April 27, 2021

  • May 26, 2021

  • June 22, 2021

  • Sept. 28, 2021

  • Oct. 27, 2021

  • Nov. 23, 2021

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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.

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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.

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FACOA's purpose is: "To promote the well-being and dignity of older adults in our community through advocacy and education."