logo for Aging and Disability Services, the Area Agency on Aging for Seattle and King CountyAging and Disability Services (ADS) is sponsored by the City of Seattle and King County. The sponsors serve as the policy setting board for the AAA. An inter-local agreementĀ  outlines the roles and responsibilities of the sponsors, which include:

  • Meet monthly to discuss and determine ADS plans and policies.
  • Review and approve the four-year Area Plan and annual Area Plan updates, including the ADS budget.
  • Review and approve ADS’s discretionary funding allocation process.
  • Appoint members to the ADS Advisory Council.

Sponsors Representatives

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City of Seattle

  • Catherine Lester, Director, Seattle Human Services Dept.
  • Staff Liaison: Cathy Knight, ADS Director

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King County

  • Adrienne Quinn, Director, Dept. Community and Human Services
  • Staff Liaison: Linda Wells, Aging Program Coordinator