Learn More about Our Agency and Governance
Elderbridge is governed by a Board of Directors and also has an Advisory Council all consisting primarily of older adults, persons with disabilities, service providers, and professionals in the aging network who provide input and direction on the various initiatives of Elderbridge.
Elderbridge Directors and Advisory Council meetings are open to the general public. Elderbridge Board of Directors meets the second Tuesday of each month, unless on a scheduled break. The Elderbridge Advisory Board meets quarterly.
Elderbridge develops a plan annually that outlines the agency programs and budget that are available upon request. For more information, please contact the Amy Simpson at 800-243-0678.
“Our mission is to advocate for and empower older adults, caregivers, and individuals with disabilities to pursue independent healthy lives.”
Our Core Values:
Vision – To be the leader in providing information, access to resources and services, and individualized support to maintain health and independence.
- Professionalism: competent, skilled, good judgement, responsive, courteous
- Integrity: honest, fair, sincere, trustworthy, ethical, accountable, confidential
- Excellence: quality, superior, talent, accomplished, virtue
Goals – The goal is to enable our constituents to:
- Make informed decisions
- Access home and long-term care options
- Remain in their homes as long as possible with high quality life
- Stay active and healthy
- Promote and experience an ongoing safe environment
Responsiveness – We will respond to the needs of our clients today and anticipate the changing needs for tomorrow.
Service Excellence – We deliver our best and strive to excel in service to our clients.
Elderbridge Advisory Council
Debra Kratchovil - Sioux County - At-Large Representative
Dan Skelton - Buena Vista County - At Large Representative
Carl Legore - Calhoun County - At Larger Representative
Ethan Huizenga - Sioux County-Board Representative (Appointed Annually)
*If you are interested in volunteering on the Advisory Council in our 29-county service area, please get in touch with Elderbridge Agency on Aging at 800-243-0678 for an application.