Seniors Advisory Committee

Seniors Advisory Committee

Members represent the interest of community seniors to the Mayor and Council. The Mayor selects committee members.

Individuals wanting to participate must meet the following criteria:

  • Must be residents of the City of Moncton;
  • Must be 55 years of age or older;
  • Must be prepared to volunteer time and serve actively on the committee;
  • Must participate as individuals and not represent any organization or special interest group.

Mandate and responsibilities


The Committee will endeavour to enrich and enhance the quality of life of seniors in the city, identify barriers, form partnerships with the community, and act as a public forum for issues affecting seniors. 

The Committee will make recommendations on services that fall within the responsibility of the city and that affect seniors such as:

  • public safety
  • public works 
  • recreation
  • transportation


The Mayor’s Seniors Advisory Committee, is responsible to: 

  • Act as a resource to the mayor and Council on matters affecting seniors. 
  • Serve as a forum for discussing issues affecting seniors.
  • Provide advice to the mayor and the Council based on input received to improve the programs, policies, and services provided to seniors.
  • Identify barriers to access by seniors to city services and programs.
  • Form partnerships in the community to educate, inform, and improve the quality of life for seniors.
  • Follow-up on actions to be carried out as a result of committee meetings.


  • Councillor Daniel Bourgeois
  • Councillor Shawn Crossman
  • Ed Graham
  • Claude Laviolette
  • Karine McLaren
  • William O’Neill
  • Betty Jean Peacock
  • Winston Pierce
  • Susan Plewes
  • Payson Rowell
  • Lillian Surette
  • Terri Allen Schofield
  • Eileen Whyte