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Volunteer Advisory Council

The Senior Volunteer Services Advisory Council (SVSAC) serves in an advisory capacity to Land of Sky Regional Council in matters related to the two Senior Volunteer Programs - Foster Grandparent Program and Senior Companion Program.  The SVSAC’s role is to:

  • Advise and support the volunteer program staff in the formation
    of policy and the planning and development of operational procedures and practices consistent with federal guidelines for the three volunteer programs.
  • Promote community support for the volunteer programs in the areas of transportation and support services and assist in the development of local financial and in-kind resources.
  • Conduct an annual appraisal of the volunteer programs and submit a report on each to LOSRC.
  • Advise and support coordination with volunteer stations.
  • Promote constructive relationships with key individuals and agencies in Region B.
  • Help plan, implement and participate in volunteer recognition events.
  • Help publicize the volunteer program and assist in recruiting volunteers in Region B.
  • Advise, as requested by LOSRC, in the selection and deployment of staff, volunteer appeal procedures, and grant program development and renewal.

Meetings are held every other month beginning in January, 9 - 10:30 am at Land of Sky Regional Council's office.

Volunteer Advisory Council Members

Buncombe County

Name Affiliation
Betty Barrier Volunteer
Barbara Johnson Volunteer
Larry Williams Volunteer
Rich Lee At-Large Member - Edward Jones
Wanda Harris Volunteer Agency - YWCA Child Care Center
Charles Dickens At-Large Member

Henderson County

Name Affiliation
Wendy Lou Billings Volunteer Agency - Council on Aging for Henderson County
Porter Jennings At-Large Member - Volunteer
Willa Boswell Volunteer

Madison County

Name Affiliation
Gaylyn Justice - Chariperson At-Large Member - TD Bank
Danna Stansbury At-Large Member - Land of Sky Regional Council

Transylvania County

Name Affiliation
Kathe Harris Volunteer
Woodie Dykes Volunteer