Seniors Commission

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The Seniors Commission identifies and recommends supportive services and educational and leisure time programs; assists and advises the City Council on the operation and maintenance of local and regional senior centers and in obtaining gifts, grants, endowments and appropriations of City and Community Development Block Grant funds; serves as an advocate to the City Council in all matters of local, regional and state concern; serves as liaison with local, country and state governmental and non-governmental agencies in order to represent the interests of and enhance the quality of life for seniors in the city.

The commission consists of nine members who serve three-year terms.


  • Meetings takes place the first Monday of each month at 1 p.m.
  • East Lansing Hannah Community Center
    819 Abbot Road (unless otherwise noted)
    East Lansing, MI  48823
Seniors Commission Seal

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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  • Robert Nelson
    Term expires: 2021
  • Sandra House, Chair
    Term expires: 2021
  • Jim Levande
    Term expires: 2021
  • Jack Nolish
     Term expires: 2022
  • Jean Brisbo
    Term expires: 2022

  • Joan Alam
     Term expires: 2022

City Staff

Apply for a Vacancy

Submit an Board / Commission Application to apply for an appointment to the Seniors' Commission.