Speakers Bureau

The Area Agency on Aging has a variety of subjects and programs to speak to the community about. To schedule a speaker, or to inquire about other subjects and programs, please contact Melissa Elliott by email or phone 602-264-2255.

General Area Agency & Options Counseling

  • Alfredo Gonzalez – Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Larry Whitlow
  • Melissa Elliott
  • Scott Hawthornthwaite – Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Debby Elliott

AgeWorks® & Older Workers

  • Melissa Elliott

AmeriCorps

  • Rose Leyba
  • Melissa Elliott

Benefits Assistance

  • Marco Mendoza
  • Jerry Feuer
  • Andrea Parra – Bilingual English/Spanish

Care Transitions

  • Melissa Elliott
  • Michael Harper

Domestic Violence & Elder Abuse

  • Cyndi Patterson
  • Alice Ghareib
  • Lizzie Kazan

ElderVention® & Behavioral Health

  • Heidi Donniaquo
  • Dawna Allington
  • Mary Coalson
  • Jeanet Munoz – Bilingual English/Spanish

Fundraising

  • Jamie Craig Dove
  • Gerry Kroloff

Guardianship

  • Dawn Savattonne
  • Robbin Coulon

HIV Care Directions®

  • Debby Elliott
  • Erica TeKampe
  • Ana Flores – Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Matthew Conner
  • Patty Austin

Hoarding Disorder

  • Mary Coalson

Long-Term Care Ombudsman

  • Regan Smith
  • Dawn Savattonne
  • Jill Longbottom
  • Laura Donohue
  • Fran Atkinson

Mental Health & Substance Abuse

  • Heidi Donniaquo
  • Mary Coalson

Refugee Program

  • Jolie Mbonyingabo
  • Katie Stevens
  • Trinh Vu
  • Debby Elliott

Volunteerism

  • Rose Leyba
  • Fran Atkinson
  • Marco Mendoza
  • Maryna Sachs