Riley County Council on Aging (RCCOA)


To represent the older population in Riley County in funding requests, supporting proposals and projects important to aging, determining and communicating the needs and services for the aging while encouraging and facilitating activities that benefit older persons by coordinating with agencies and organizations that work with older persons.

Executive Board Positions

  • Chair, Kevin Larson 
  • 1st Vice Chair
  • 2nd Vice Chair, Kay Taylor
  • Treasurer, Sharon Pollman
  • Secretary, Ruth Screen
  • 1st executive board member, Bill Pursley
  • 2nd executive board member, Jim Sipes
  • 3rd executive board member, Mary Jo Harbour
  • Past Chair, Tom Finney

County Appointments

  • Carl Treece (John Ford, District 1 Appointee)
  • Open (Greg McKinley, District 2 Appointee)
  • Open (Kathryn Focke, District 3 Appointee)

Senior Organizations

  • American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
  • Cathy Bolte, NARFE
  • NC-FHAAA - 

Funded Agencies

  • Sharon Berner, Area Agency on Aging
  • Chris Nolte, Homecare & Hospice
  • Jim Olson, Leonardville Council on Aging
  • Judy Grossnickle, Ogden 60 +
  • Sheri Storer - Blue Valley Randolph Seniors
  • Susan Bergsten, Riley Senior Meals (City of Riley)
  • Lori Bishop, Flint Hills Volunteer Center/Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
  • Jami Ramsey, Riley County Senior Service Center (Manhattan)
  • John Allard, Silver-Haired Legislator (Riley Co)
  • Judy Kimball, Zeandale Senior Center