Age-Friendly Advisory Committee

Age-Friendly Advisory Committee (AFAC)

This Advisory Committee is a new committee for the 2018-22 term of Council.


  • Comprised of eight citizens, two Councillors,  and staff representatives 
  • AFAC will advise Council on matters related to the achievement of an age-friendly municipality, while developing and implementing an Age-Friendly Strategy.


  • Outdoor spaces and buildings
  • Transportation
  • Housing
  • Social participation
  • Respect and social inclusion
  • Civic participation
  • Communication and information
  • Community support and health services
  • Serve as a liaison between the community and the Town on matters pertaining to age-friendly
  • Residents, local community groups and non-government organizations on age-friendly issues
  • Collaborate with other internal and external agencies (i.e. Age-Friendly Niagara) to achieve the Town’s age friendly mandate and goals.
  • Provide advice and research on the state of Lincoln’s age-friendliness, in cooperation with other organizations where appropriate
  • Developing Strong Communities – recognizes the connection between health and well-being with the built and natural environment, public spaces, transportation, housing, and social climate, and recreational programming
  • Respect and Inclusion – recognizes that all citizens are vital members of the community and responds to the needs of all citizens in a fair and equitable way, ensuring access to life supports and community resources
  • Community Engagement in Decision Making – actively and intentionally includes older adults in all aspects of decision making



Voting or Non-voting

David Brown Voting
Ann Chartier Voting
Taylor Graham Voting
Brian Jones Voting
Thomas Lewis Voting
Juan Miranda Voting

Charlotte Sheridan (Chair)

Cheryl Venditti (Vice-chair) Voting
Councillor Paul MacPherson Non-voting
Councillor Lynn Timmers Non-voting
Lori Laird (staff) Non-voting
Rebecca MacKay (staff) Non-voting


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