The Senior Center has several advisory groups that help guide our decision-making and operations. Read on to find out what they do and who the current members are.

Committee on Aging          Advisory Council        Foundation Board       How Can I Get Involved?

Committee member

Committee on Aging

What Do They Do?
The Committee on Aging advises the Community Services Committee, the Community Development Division, the Mayor, the Common Council and other City Departments. They meet once a month at the Madison Senior Center to discuss issues related to aging in our community. 

Meeting Schedule


Alnisa Allgood

Alder Barbara Harrington-McKinney

Blinda Beason

Daryl K. Sherman

Donna Bryant

Edna Canfield 

Faisal Kaud

Felicitus Ferington

Kathleen Poi

Kathleen Whitt

Mary Jo Rimkus

Alder Michael Verveer

red flowers on patio,  photo credit: City of Madison

Advisory Council

What Do They Do?
The Advisory Council meets four times annually to give feedback on Senior Center operations and programs. The council includes participants, senior group leaders, renters, donors, volunteers, community leaders, businesses and/or other stakeholders who want to improve the Madison Senior Center.

Meeting Schedule



Catherine Bloomer

Paul Buckalew

Edna Canfield

Donna Danowski

Reta Harring

Diane Hughes

Ben Obregon

Jane Qualle

Margaret Rentmeesters

Joyce Schneider

Daryl Sherman

Dave Westring

flower box on patio,  photo credit: City of Madison

Foundation Board

What Do They Do?

Our Foundation Board oversees fundraising for the Senior Center. For more information on the Madison Senior Center Foundation Inc, please visit our Donate page.


Thomas Buresh

Jeffrey Budzisz

Edna Canfield

Harry Engstrom

Michael Jackson

Sally Miley

Paul Reilly

Kathleen Whitt


How Can I Get Involved?

This is your chance to make an impact on your community! If you are interested in serving on any of the listed committees, you can view the list of current vacancies online and/or contact our Director Christine Beatty for more information.