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Brigitte Coles is a member of the Area Agency on Aging corporate board.

ONTARIO – The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging has announced the appointment of two new members, Amanda Paez and Brigitte Coles, to its Corporate Board of Trustees.

Paez will serve as the Huron County Representative and Coles will serve as an At-Large Representative from Richland County. Both will fill the unexpired terms left vacant by members who were unable to fulfill the commitment on the Board due to work obligations.

Paez is a Certified Personal Property Appraiser with Castle Auctions and Appraisals and is a realtor with RE/Max Quality Realty. Committed to serving her community through leading the outreach ministry with donations, which have helped Rotary, Kiwanis, area schools, Crawford Success Center, and the Special Olympics.

Paez is a member of the Ohio Auctioneers Association, Fellowship of Christian Auctioneers, and the Chamber of Commerce. 

Coles, of Richland County, is a Community Engagement Specialist with Richland County Children Services. She has extensive experience in community outreach, public relations, media, and communications.

A resume filled with distinguished honors, such as commendations from Ohio State Senator, Mark Romanchuk, and former Ohio State Senator, Larry Obhof, she looks to apply her experience and passion for serving her community to help the most vulnerable of populations. 

The Area Agency on Aging looks forward to announcing additional new members who will fill the vacancies of members who are term limited in early January 2022.

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., located at Hawkins Corner in Ontario, serves the North Central Ohio area including Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Knox, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Seneca and Wyandot Counties, providing assistance to aging individuals and disabled individuals. Contact the Area Agency on Aging at 419-524-4144 or 800-560-5799. Find us on Facebook.

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