Client Advisory Committee members
are ambassadors to the community. They discuss satisfaction
with services and ideas for improvement. The committee
plans at least one workshop or social activity each year.
In 2016, they sponsored a lunch and training on understanding feelings and emotions. They have also started a support group that meets regularly to talk about topics such as dealing with stress. In addition, they are active with candy sales and fund raising to help defray expenses for special client events.
The committee is chaired by Russell Swauger who is on
the agency board. Russell is the liaison between the committee
and the Board of Directors. He reports suggestions to the
Board. Russell is assisted by Carol Medford, APD. Other current members of the committee
are: Bob Mott, Tina McMillan, Ida Michel, Mary Nigro, Marilyn Lapp, Michelle Marinoff, Crystal Shaw, Amy Zerbe and Joe Sollinger.
If you would like to contact one of the committee members
to share your ideas, please call the office and leave a
message for Carol Medford. You can also contact Carol if you
are interested in serving of the committee at 724-346-2123