Staff Directory

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for the Council on Aging for Henderson County serve as the governing body of the non-profit corporation. The Board is charged with determining general policy designed to accomplish the purposes of the organization, review, evaluate, approve projects, budgets and contacts for the organization. Additionally, the Board shall report to the community annually. Each Board member serves a 3-year term.

Milton Butterworth — President
Penny Summey — Vice President
Leanne Christensen — Secretary
Tracy Dyer — Treasurer

Leanne Christensen
Patti Digh
Erica Erickson
Lisa Kauffman
Kathleen Rose-Rodberg
Louis Santiago
Tommy Thompson
Judy Warren


Trina Stokes, Executive Director (email)
Betsy Kelsey, Finance Manager(email)
Michele Linson, Receptionist (email)
Wendy Lou Billings, Outreach and Resource Development Coordinator (email)

Meals on Wheels

Annette Buckner, Nutrition Director (email)
Phillip Roberts, Program Assistant (email)
Lisa Greene, Program Assistant (email)
Lynne Goodman, Program Assistant (email)

Partnership for Independent Living

Caron McKay, Director of Services (email)
Lori Graham, Case Manager (email)
Suzanne Sherrill, Case Manager (email)
Marina Kovalyova, Case Manager (email)
Sarah Stone, Case Manager (email)
Alexis Wardlaw, Case Manager (email)
Mary K Thompson, Case Manager (email)
Maria Hines, Care Manager, R.N. (email)
Carole Kitchen, Information and Assistance Specialist (email)

Thrift Stores

Megan Murphy,  Hendersonville Store Manager (email)
Louise Solomon, Etowah Store Manager (email)
Sabrina Jones, Store Associate
Deena Johnston, Store Associate
Pat Lounsbury, Store Associate

Sammy Williams Center for Active Living
and Congregate Meals

Deena Johnston, Congregate Meal Site Manager (email)