Senior Advocates Membership Meeting
Friday, March 16, 2018
Frederik Meijer Garden & Sculpture Park
1000 E. Beltline Ave NE, Grand Rapids, MI
9:00 am – Strategy Groups
10:00 am – General Meeting
Call to Order and Announcements: Tom Appel, President
Strategy Group Report
Representative Steven Johnson (72 – R)
State Rep. Steve Johnson was born and raised in Allegan County. He is a lifelong resident of the 72nd House District and was first elected to serve in the Michigan Legislature in 2016. He represents the people of Dorr, Leighton, Wayland and Gaines Townships as well as the cities of Kentwood and Wayland.
Johnson chairs the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules. He is also a member of the House Energy, Military and Veterans Affairs, Oversight and Tax Policy committees.
Fred L. Johnson III, Associate Professor of History
Korea and the United States:
Maintaining the Non-Peace Peace
Dr. Thompson will examine the extent to which North Korean and American leaders have threatened the fragile, hostile peace that’s existed since the end of the Korean War while exploring possible strategies for “Maintaining the Non-Peace Peace”. More than ever, recent tensions between North Korea and the United States demand fully comprehending the historical challenges that have impacted relations throughout the Korean Peninsula.
Next Meeting : April 20, 2018 Grace Bible College
1011 Aldon Street SW, Wyoming
Advocates for Senior Issues
is a non-partisan association made up of local citizens and organizations interested in the concerns and well-being of older adults, as well as issues that concern our community, our safety, and our happiness. We hope to inform our members and educate our legislators to effect local, state, and federal legislation concerning seniors.
The group meets regularly to:
Meetings include legislators who speak on current events and answer questions from the group. Experts from many professions are also invited to keep members informed on life changes, new ideas, and the best ways to get things done.
Advocates for Senior Issues members advocate for local community issues as well as state and federal issues. There are presently three active Strategy Groups that are working on Elder Abuse, Health Care, and Long Term Care issues.
Members from their 20’s to their 90’s always find something interesting at meetings. It’s a good place to connect with others of like interests!