Officers and Members of the Executive Committee

Please review the Executive Committee nominations, NGO Committee on Ageing/NY 2021-2023. Download the slate here… (PDF 299KB)

2019 -2021

Chairperson: Cynthia StuenInternational Federation on Ageing

Vice-Chairperson: Frances Zainoeddin, Soroptimist International

Treasurer: Katharine Weiss, International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing

Corresponding Secretary: Maud Bruce About, International Federation of Associations of the Elderly

Recording Secretary: Sandra Timmermann,  International Federation on Ageing

Past Chair: Janet Sigal, American Psychological Association

Members-at-Large: Erica Dhar, AARP; Ranjit Jayanti, Guild of Service; Nelida Quintero, American Psychological Association;  William Smith, Aging in America, Inc; Susan Somers, International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse.

UNIDOP Chairs for 2020: Martha Bial, International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG), Bette Levy, Soroptimist International. 

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The NGO Committee on Ageing is constituted as a Committee of the Conference of Non-Governmental Organizations (CONGO) in Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), United Nations, New York, in April 1979.

The purpose of the NGO Committee on Ageing is to encourage, facilitate, and support the United Nations’ actions related to ageing so as to fulfill its mission.

Read the NGOCOA-NY By-Laws.

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