The Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas is seeking Arkansans who are at least 60 years old to volunteer to serve as delegates and alternates to the Eighteenth Biennial Silver Haired Legislative Session taking place on August 20 -21, 2014. Delegates will serve as legislators in this non-partisan session by writing, debating, and voting on bills addressing issues critical to older Arkansans.

The Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas is seeking Arkansans who are at least 60 years old to volunteer to serve as delegates and alternates to the Eighteenth Biennial Silver Haired Legislative Session taking place on August 20 -21, 2014. Delegates will serve as legislators in this non-partisan session by writing, debating, and voting on bills addressing issues critical to older Arkansans.


Organizers are seeking one delegate from each of the 10 counties in Southeast Arkansas. Anyone who is interested in becoming a delegate should contact the Area Agency on Aging in Pine Bluff. County candidates need to circulate qualifying petitions and submit them to the Area Agency on Aging by April 15. Elected delegates will receive training on topics such as the legislative process, how to write bills, and how a bill becomes a law.


Details: Contact Betty Bradshaw at 870-543-6300, 800-264-3260 or at bbradshaw@aaasea.org. Information is also available on the DAAS website at http://www.daas.ar.gov.