Leadership Opportunities

Use Your Leadership Skills to Support Older People in Wisconsin

If you’d like to play a role in shaping the direction of programs and services for older people in the state, we invite you to volunteer for leadership team of the Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources (GWAAR), Inc.  Our mission is to provide aging offices with training, technical assistance, and support to improve the well-being of older people in Wisconsin.

GWAAR is looking for thoughtful, civic-minded, energetic individuals to serve on its 11-member board and 9-member Advisory Council. Members play a critical role in guiding and overseeing the agency’s actions and initiatives.

Candidates for these roles must live outside Dane and Milwaukee Counties and be able to devote time and energy to the GWAAR’s governance, including:

  • Serve at least one 3-year term on the board.
  • Attend multiple meetings per year, often centrally located in the state. (Necessary expenses covered by GWAAR.)
    • GWAAR's Board of Directors has 6-8 meetings/year
    • GWAAR's Advisory Council has a minimum of four meetings/year


Learn more about the roles and responsibilities of each group.

GWAAR Board of Directors Application

GWAAR Advisory Council Application

To learn more contact GWAAR Executive Director John Schnabl.