FRAMINGHAM – Mayor Yvonne Spicer had six openings on the Framingham Council on Aging to fill, and she re-appointed three incumbents and nominated three others, including one individual who donated to her mayoral campaign.
Re-appointed, for a term until June 30, 2023 are:
- Current chair and District 1 resident Clye Dottin
- Current vice chair and District 4 resident Mark Goldman
- District 1 resident Glenda Thomas
Appointed for a term until June 30,2021 are:
- District 2 resident Brenda Diaz
- District 5 resident Linda Schwartz
- District 4 resident Brian Sullivan. Sullivan donated $300 to the Campaign to Elect Yvonne Spicer in 2017.
The Mayor chose not to re-appoint Jim Divver, a senior living executive, who lives in District 4.
The Spicer administration had more than 10 applicants for the six positions.
The Council on Aging has 11 members.
As of these appointments, three from District 1, two from District 2, one from District 3, two from District 4, two from District 5, and one from District 8.
The Council meets the second Tuesday of the month at 1:30 p.m.
Members should have a “familiarity with the elder population and their needs and services available, interest in advocating for seniors’ needs, willingness to engage seniors in the community for input and feedback.”