Advisory Council

Our Advisory Council is a vital link between Coastline. and the communities we serve. The Advisory Council provides crucial input regarding the particular needs and priorities of the communities and populations they represent.

Our advisory council:

  • provides proportional representation of older persons, minorities and other groups with particular concerns, serving as the eyes and ears of their communities;
  • keeps up with regional and national demographic trends, demonstration projects and other innovations in aging-service delivery that may be beneficial to both Coastline and the aging population they represent;
  • assists with the development and administration of Coastline’s strategic and operational plans; and
  • provides input on the initiation of new programs and services and/or the phasing out of non-productive practices.

Advisory Council members:

  • George Smith – Chair
  • Delia DeMello – Vice-Chair
  • Gordon Helme – Secretary
  • Ann Marie Askew
  • Angela Azevedo
  • Michelle Beneski, Esq.
  • Helena DaSilva-Hughes
  • Glenda Izaguirre
  • John Lobo
  • Constance Mayer
  • James Oliveira
  • Alice Rebello
  • Maria Reina
  • Andrew Revell


Coastline does not deny delivery of service
to any person on the basis of age, color, religion, gender,
national origin, ancestry, physical/mental handicaps,
and sexual preference, who otherwise meets the eligibility criteria
for the respective programs.