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, K Taylor
  • 2nd Vice Chair, Jim Sipes
  • Treasurer, Sharon Pollman
  • Secretary, Ruth Screen
  • 1st executive board member, Dan Brown
  • 2nd executive board member, Kitty Pursley
  • 3rd executive board member, Mary Kay Henry
  • Past Chair, Vacant

County Appointments

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

Senior Organizations

  • Carol Adams, Manhattan Area Retired Teachers Association
  • Cathy Bolte, NARFE 

Funded Agencies

  • Rose Landis, NCFH Area Agency on Aging
  • Chris Nolte, Good Shepherd Homecare & Hospice
  • Jim Olson, Leonardville Council on Aging
  • Darrell Wood, Ogden 60 +
  • Sheri Storer - Blue Valley Randolph Seniors
  • Janie Buseman, Riley Senior Meals (City of Riley)
  • Lori Bishop, Flint Hills Volunteer Center/AmeriCorps Seniors
  • Liz Nelson, Manhattan Senior Center
  • Vacant, Silver-Haired Legislature (Riley Co)
  • Judy Kimball, Zeandale Senior Center