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The Idaho Commission on Aging strives to be your one-stop shop for finding the resources and services you need. Generally, the best access to local resources can be found through your local Area Agency on aging (AAA). If you have other questions about the programs and services ICOA oversees, please identify the team member most closely related to your needs and we will be happy to assist you!

Board of Commissioners

Area 4, South Central Idaho

Vacant profile imageVacant

Area 6, Eastern Idaho

Dean Nielson profile imageDean Nielson

Area 5, Southeast Idaho

Debra Reiland profile imageDebra Reiland

At Large

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Area 3, Southwest Idaho

Lorraine Elfering profile imageLorraine Elfering(Co-Chair)

Area 2, North Central Idaho

David Pankey profile imageDavid PankeyChair

Area 1, North Idaho

Chris Magera profile imageChris Magera


Office Specialist

Jenny Hill profile imageJenny HillOffice Specialist II

Senior Financial Specialist

Katie Bennett profile imageKatie BennettSenior Financial Specialist


Judy Bicknell Taylor profile imageJudy Bicknell TaylorAdministrator

Administrative Services

Kevin Bittner profile imageKevin BittnerAdministrative Services Manager
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Commodity Supplemental Food Program
Home Delivered Meals
Senior Community Service Employment Program
Birgit Luebeck
Program Specialist
Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers
Deedra Hunt
Dementia Capable
Life span Respite
National Family Caregiver Support Program
Pam Oliason
Program Specialist
Scott Carpenter
Project Coordinator
Call the Stay At Home Team: (208) 334-3833
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Cathy Hart
Idaho Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Adult Protection
Senior Medicare Patrol (Fraud Prevention)
Deedra Hunt
Legal Assistance
Kevin Bittner
Administrative Services Manager
Call the Stay Safe Team: (208) 334-3833
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Disease Prevention & Health Promotions
Bettina Briscoe
Program Specialist
Congregate Meals
Birgit Luebeck
Program Specialist
Dementia Capable
Life span Respite
Pam Oliason
Program Specialist
Call the Stay Healthy Team: (208) 334-3833
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Education & Outreach
Erin Olsen
Outreach & Education Specialist
Information & Assistance
Scott Carpenter
Project Coordinator
Planning & Coordination
Tami Cirerol
Program Planning & Development Specialist
Call the Stay Informed Team: (208) 334-3833