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Commission Members

Alaska Commission on Aging Mission

The mission of the Alaska Commission on Aging is to ensure the dignity and independence of all older Alaskans, and to assist them to lead useful and meaningful lives through planning, advocacy, education, and interagency cooperation.

Commission Members  


Commissioners

  • Mary Shields, Chair
    3941 East 7th Ave.
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    Phone: (907) 333-9336
    Email: marys@ak.net 
    Term Expires: 9/1/2016
  • Edna DeVries, Vice Chair
    305 North Bonanza Street
    Palmer, Alaska 99645
    Phone: (907) 745-3388
    Email: ednadevries@yahoo.com
    Term Expires: 9/1/2016
  • Sandra Doyle, Public Member
    107 7th Ave. Unit 3
    Fairbanks, AK 99701-5163
    Phone: (907) 479-9757
    Fax: 479-3319
    Email: oakdale@acsalaska.net
    Term Expires: 9/1/2015
  • Rolf Numme, Public Member
    5260 E. Aspen Street
    Wasilla, AK 99654
    Phone: (907) 376-9021
    Email: rwnumme@hotmail.com
    Term Expires: September 1, 2017
  • Duane Mayes, DHSS Designated Seat
    Senior & Disabilities Services
    4501 Business Park Blvd, Ste 24
    Anchorage, AK 99503-7167
    Phone: (907) 269-2083
    Email: duane.mayes@alaska.gov 
  • Eleanor Dementi, Public Member
    P.O. Box 14
    Cantwell, AK 99729
    Phone: (907) 768-2362
    Email: edementi@yahoo.com
    Term Expires: 9/1/2016
  • Marie Darlin, Public Member
    415 Willoughby, #506
    Juneau, AK 99801
    Phone: (907) 586-3637 Fax: (907) 463-3580
    Term Expires: 9/1/2015
  • Paula Pawlowski, Dept. of Commerce, Community
    & Economic Development Designated Seat
    Serve Alaska
    550 West 7th Ave., Suite 1770
    Anchorage, AK 99501
    Phone: (907) 269-6720 Fax: (907) 269-5666
    Email: paula.pawlowski@alaska.gov  
  • Banarsi Lal,  Pioneer Home Advisory Chair
    4532 Dartmouth Drive
    Fairbanks, AK   99709-3049
    Phone:  (907) 479-4781  Fax: (907) 479-4781
    Email:  blal@gci.net
    Term: Serves on ACoA Board as Pioneer Home Advisory Board Chair
  • Anna Frank, Public Member
    1578 Bridgewater Drive
    Fairbanks, AK 99709
    Phone: (907) 456-5781 Fax: (907) 456-6552
    Email: afrank@gci.net
    Term Expires: 9/1/2016
  • Rachel Greenberg, Senior Service Provider
    Palmer Senior Center, Inc. d.b.a. MAT-SU Senior Services
    1132 S. Chugach
    Palmer, AK 99645
    Phone: (907) 745-5454
    Email: pscc@mtaonline.net
    Term Expires: September 1, 2017