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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: 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

Current Commissioners

  • Mary Buchan—City of Farmington Hills (Secretary)
  • Laura Champagne—City of Farmington Hills
  • Carl Christoph—City of Farmington Hills
  • Chuck Collins—City of Farmington Hills
  • Nancy Cook—City of Farmington (Chair)
  • Dan Fantore—City of Farmington Hills
  • Jane Frost—City of Farmington
  • Colleen Kashawlic—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)

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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