board of directors & advisory council

Elder Options Board of Directors & Advisory Council Vacancies


Thank you for your interest in serving on our Board of Directors or Advisory Council.   Elder Options accepts applications to fill vacancies as openings become available. Applicants should have an active interest in social and nutrition programs that benefit elders. Members serve on a voluntary basis without pay.

For county openings, applicants must be a resident of the county. For At-Large openings (if any), applicants must be a resident of one of the counties in Elder Options’ service area: Alachua,  Bradford, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Putnam, Sumter, Suwannee, & Union.


*Restrictions – Potential Board of Director Applicants:

To avoid the perception of a conflict of interest, Florida’s Department of Elder Affairs provides the following restrictions for membership on Elder Options’ Board of Directors:

“No Area Agency on Aging (Elder Options) may make a sub-grant or subcontract with any service provider, if a member of the AAA’s board is also a member of the provider’s staff, board of directors or advisory council.”

If you’re a staff member or serve on the Board or Advisory Council of any of the agencies below, you would have to resign prior to being appointed to Elder Options’ Board.

ElderCare of Alachua County, Inc.

Columbia County Senior Services, Inc.

Citrus County Support Services

Mid Florida Community Services, Inc.

Marion Senior Services, Inc.

Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc.

Community Legal Services of Mid-Florida, Inc.

Three Rivers Legal Services, Inc.

Kids Central

National Alliance on Mental Illness, Inc. Hernando


To learn more about being on the Board of Directors or Advisory Council, download and read the documents linked below:

Here’s how to get started:

Board of Director Openings:

  • Suwannee County

Advisory Council Openings:

  • Dixie County
  • Gilchrist County
  • Lake County
  • Marion County
  • Sumter County
  • Suwannee County
  • Union County

Address: 100 SW 75th Street, Suite 301 Gainesville, FL 32607
Phone:1-800-262-2243  •  Fax: 352-378-1256