Senior Citizen Advisory Committee


  • 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 
  • Third Wednesday of every month (Please check the Calendar for exceptions).
  • Municipal Office - 1840 Municipal Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601
  • Jim F. Bohan, Chairperson
    Term Expires: January 2026
  • Susan Dyson
    Term Expires: January 2026
  • Ruth N. Hannum
    Term Expires: January 2026
  • Alan P. Hawkins
    Term Expires: January 2025
  • Tim Kauffman
    Term Expires: January 2026

The Manheim Township Advisory Committee has determined 5 areas of concentration:



Pathways Institute Information
You can find more about the program here at

Click here for the online version of the Pathways Institute catalogue.

Click here for a full list of Senior Agencies.

Educational Opportunities for Seniors

1. Pathways Institute for Lifelong Learning -  717-381-3577

2. Quest -

We invite you to join us for Quest for Learning’s Spring 2023 Program, which will begin on Thursday, March 23rd and continue every Thursday except April 6th through May 4th. We have a full slate of exciting presentations lined up for this spring’s program and are delighted to again be meeting in person at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 31 South Duke Street in downtown Lancaster. The popular cookie and coffee break between sessions is also back.

To view the Spring 2023 program and register for it, please go to our website at Selecting the “View the Spring 2023 Program” button will take to you to a page showing all the seminars and detailed descriptions of each. 

Quest for Learning Invitation - Spring 2023 - Click here to learn more. 

3. Lancaster County Office of Aging -
Senior Centers
LCOA virtual connections

4. Manheim Township Public Library


6. Local Church Programs

7. The Ware Center 

8. F&M Common Hour -
Weekly talks available to public one week after program.

Ordinance 2020-5 Establishing Advisory Committees

Resolution 2020-48 Establishing Senior Citizen Advisory Committee


To propose to the Board of Commissioners ideas, thoughts and recommendations on how to improve or develop new services or plans to engage the senior community and how to improve the lives of the senior population in the Township, both in the short and long term.

Structure and Organization

  • The committee shall be a standing committee. 
  • The committee shall consist of up to 9 members appointed by the Commissioners pursuant to and subject to the provisions of § 3- 2 of the Code. 
  • The committee shall meet at least 4 times per year. 
  • The Commissioners shall annually appoint a Chair and Vice Chair for the committee. 
  • The committee is subject to and shall comply with all of the provisions of Chapter 3 of the Code setting forth the requirements and limitations of citizens' advisory committees. 
  • The committee is strictly advisory in nature and has no decision-making authority. 
  • The committee is prohibited from incurring expenses, making payments, entering contracts, leases or obligations or otherwise binding the Township without the expressed consent of the Commissioners.