Residents’ Council Information

All residents of Charlestown are members of the Charlestown Residents’ Association.

The purpose of the Association is:

  • To promote the health, comfort, and safety of the residents of Charlestown
  • To enhance participation of the residents in daily activities of the community
  • To encourage mutual efforts between residents and management, to improve welfare and services, and to control expenses
  • To foster communications between the residents and management
  • To monitor legislation concerning the welfare of retirement communities
  • To maintain a cordial relationship with the Board of Directors of Charlestown Community, Inc.

Residents’ Council Members

Twenty-one members of the Residents’ Association are elected by the Association to serve as the Residents’ Council for a term of three years. The Residents’ Council administers the affairs of the Council and the Association. The Residents’ Council carries out its responsibilities through fifteen standing committees, each chaired by a member of the Council, aided by a cadre of residents with interests and skills appropriate to that committee’s responsibilities. The dates and meeting times of the committees is located here.

Council Members, Committees, and Term

Stephen Harders

Stephen Harders

President

Term ends 2018

Wendel Thompson

Wendel Thompson

Vice President

Term ends 2019

Ed Piechowiak

Ed Piechowiak

Secretary

Term ends 2018

Al Davies

Al Davies

Treasurer

Term ends 2018

Sherry Stewart

Sherry Stewart

Assistant Secretary

Term ends 2019

Jean Eichenlaub

Jean Eichenlaub

Chair, Benevolent Care Fund

Term ends 2018

Jack Murnane

Jack Murnane

Chair, Communications

Term ends 2019

Cindy Jones

Assistant Chair, Communications

Term ends 2020

Bill Tilles

Chair, Conservation

Term ends 2020

Carolyn Thompson

Carolyn Thompson

Chair, Dining Services

Term ends 2018

Carolyn Thompson

Barbara Fleming

Assistant Chair, Dining Services

Term ends 2020

Gil Fisher

Gil Fisher

Chair, Finance

Term ends 2019

Ted Durr

Ted Durr

 Chair, Grounds

Term ends 2019

Joni Guhne

Assistant Chair, Grounds

Term ends 2019

Louise Dempsey

Louise Dempsey

Chair, Health

Term ends 2019

Janet Allan

Assistant Chair, Health

Term ends 2020

Diane Lyons

Diane Lyons

Chair, Housekeeping

Term ends 2019

Ken Jarboe

Ken Jarboe

Chair, Maintenance & Engineering

Term Ends 2020

Anne Erfle

Chair, Legislative & Political

Term Ends 2020

Fran Ashby

Chair, Resident Life

Term Ends 2020

Veronica Coleman

Veronica Coleman

 Chair, Safety & Security

Term Ends 2018

David Douds

David Douds

Past President