The Manistee County Council on Aging (MCCOA) is an organization that serves all senior citizens regardless of income or ability. The MCCOA was organized in 1971 and operates as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit funded by a voter-approved millage. The council works to keep senior citizens socialized and independent by providing a variety of programs and activities to Manistee County residents over the age of 60.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Manistee County Council on Aging serves the senior citizens of Manistee County by promoting quality of life and independence by addressing their unique needs and challenges, utilizing a fiscally sound approach.

Board of DirectorsMap

The Manistee County Council on Aging is governed by a nine-member volunteer board of directors. All board members are senior citizens.

The board meets at 2 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the Manistee County Transportation building. Current members of the board are the following:

  • Judy Crockett, President
  • Virgil Johnson, Vice President
  • Marlene McBride, Secretary
  • Marie Linn
  • Maureen Barry

Executive Director and Staff

The staff of the Manistee County Council on Aging consists of the following employees:

Vision Statement

The Manistee County Council on Aging will be the organization that effectively helps all senior citizens in Manistee County to have access to services and resources that meet their needs.

Click here to view our 2014-2019 Strategic Plan.