The Foster Grandparent Advisory Board meets every other month on the second Thursday of the month at various host institutions.
Requirement of the Foster Grandparent Grant and Bylaws of the Foster Grandparent Advisory Committee.
Board of Commissioners receive per diem and mileage.
The Advisory Council shall be comprised of at least ten (10) and shall not exceed twenty (20), as follows: (1) shall include the grantee agency's cheif executive (or his/her representative) and the project directors and staff as non-voting members, and a representative of the grantee governing board, none of whom may serve as officers: representatives of volunteer stations, and organizations concerned with the interests of older persons and volunteerism. In addition, members should include representatives of major private and public community agencies; local government; civic and service organizations; business and labor; minority groups; community mental health programs; area agencies on aging, and other seniors groups and organizations. (2) One fourth (1/4) of the members shall be or represent low income older persons, and may include foster grandparents, as appropriate. (3) If no Foster Grandparent volunteers serve as Advisory Council members, at least one foster grandparent, elected by his/her peer group, shall represent them by attending each Advisory Council meeting.