Applicants Sought for Area Agency on Aging & Housing Authority

Mason County is seeking applicants to fill four positions on the Lewis-Mason-Thurston Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council and on the Housing Authority of Mason County Board of Commissioners.

The Lewis-Mason-Thurston Area Agency on Aging is a local governmental agency that provides home and community services for seniors and adults with disabilities to help them remain living in their own homes. The advisory council makes recommendations to the governing board and staff.

Members serve a two-year term and meet the first Wednesday of the month at the Area Agency on Aging office at 2404 Heritage Court SW Suite A in Olympia from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Members are not paid, however automobile mileage is covered. The website address is


The Housing Authority of Mason County is the owner/manager of Pine Garden Apartments, Goldsborough Cove Apartments, Fairmont Cove Apartments, and the Kneeland Park Apartments.

The Mason County Housing Authority is a five-member board. The board typically meets monthly on the first Wednesday at 9:00 a.m., with special meetings scheduled as necessary. The time commitment is approximately 2 – 3 hours per month. Appointed Commissioners normally serve a five-year term. The open positions will expire in
January 2022.


Interested persons can apply for the advisory council or housing commission by completing an advisory board form that can be downloaded from the county’s website – (forms and brochures tab, click on Commissioners’ department) or by calling the Commissioners’ office at 427-9670 ext. 419 or 275-4467 ext. 419.

Applications are being accepted until the positions are filled.