Senior Citizens Advisory Commission


  • 1:00 pm
  • Second Tuesday of each month 
  • Adult Activity Center
         506 S. Pine St.
         Ellensburg, WA 98926

Agendas & Minutes

Minutes are also available following approval. 

Most Recent Agendas & Minutes | View Minutes PRIOR TO 2/6/17 


There are seven Senior Citizens Advisory Commission members, all of which must be at least 55 years of age. The Commission must also include representatives of agencies and organizations interested primarily in senior citizens. Commission members serve two-year terms. Current Commission members are:

  • Wendy-Jean Fischer, term expires May 31, 2021
  • Nancy Hultquist, term expires May 31, 2021
  • Helen Burrows, term expires May 31, 2020 
  • Marcia Hedrick, term expires May 31, 2021
  • Marcella Gauthier, term expires May 31, 2020 
  • Mildred Miller, term expires May 31, 2021
  • Ed Sendelbach, term expires May 31, 2020 


The Senior Citizens Advisory Commission operates under the authority of Chapter 1.48 of the City Code and is responsible for:

  • Making recommendations to the City Council on matters pertaining to senior citizen participation in programs and use of facilities provided by the City
  • Encouraging and promoting activities to meet the needs of seniors as well as formulating and articulating to Council the long-term needs and goals of senior citizens