Mission and Leadership



Our Mission

To provide eligible clients with a range of services which will enhance their quality of life and allow them to live as independently as possible in dignity and respect. Any services which can further these ends may be provided directly, by contract or by referrals.


Our Leadership


Executive Committee

Bradbury, Erin
At Large


Peltier, Kaye
Vice President
Millbury Council on Aging


Mantyla, Raymond
At Large


Martin, Marie Therese
Assistant Treasurer
Worcester Executive Office of Elder Affairs


Johnson, Nancy
Worcester Executive Office of Elder Affairs


Bowler, Paul
Past President
Worcester Executive Office of Elder Affairs



Senior Management


Maureen Siergie
Executive Director

Board of Directors



Browning, Elizabeth
At Large


Carpenter, Jessica

Disability & Community Services, UMass Medical School


Corcoran, Cathy
Rutland Council on Aging


Cragin, Linda
At Large


Gerber, Merrie

Shrewsbury Council on Aging


Hayes, Myles
Worcester Executive Office of Elder Affairs


Heywood, Philip
Lifetime Honorary Member


Jasinski, David
At Large


Kozaczka, Sophie
Worcester Executive Office of Elder Affairs


Le, Thuha
At Large


MacDonald, Edward
Boylston Council on Aging


Mansfield, Richard
Holden Council on Aging


McBrier, Constance
At Large


O’Connor, Judith
Millbury Council on Aging


Page, Wayne
Auburn Council on Aging


Paquette, Brenda

Auburn Council on Aging


Safford, Brenda

At Large


Slaughter, Donald

Worcester Office of Elder Affairs


Smith, Paula
At Large


Taber, Robert
At Large


Vallejos, Jamie

At Large



As an Aging Service Access Point, Elder Services of Worcester Area is mandated by the Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs to have 50 % or more of our Board of Directors appointed by local municipal Councils on Aging. As well, 50% or more of our Board  of Directors must be 60 years of age or older.


Management Team


Kathleen Airoldi, RN
Nursing Unit Manager


Mary Baltramaitis
Fiscal Manager


Amy Bullett
Operations Manager


Katherine Hudson
Director of Programs


Lisa Kippax
Strategic Initiatives Director


Jennifer Knight
Director of Planning & Marketing


Nick Martunas
Information Technology Manager


Mary Parenteau
Protective Services Unit Manager


Margaret Woodward
Budget Director

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