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About The Taskforce
Identifying needs. Changing Lives.
The goal of the Knox County Task Force for Older Adults is to identify needs of older adults in Knox County and assist in meeting those needs through collaborative efforts of public and private organizations and/or individuals. Membership in the taksforce is open to all who are interested and involved in the human services sector of Knox County.READ MORE
Our team that’s dedicated to solving challenges facing older adults in Knox County.
Tina Marie Heibert
Tina Marie has been a Knox County Resident since 2015. She is originally from Troy, NY, the home of Uncle Sam. She has worked in Healthcare for over 20 years. She attended the Stanly Community College associates in nursing program in Albemarle, North Carolina, as well as the Ivy Tech Community College associates in business administration program in Indianapolis, Indiana. She served as the secretary of the Knox County Task Force for Older Adults in 2016. She is a 2016 Leadership Knox graduate.
Tina Marie currently lives in Apple Valley. In her free time she enjoys learning, volunteering and floating in the lake.
Richard Meeker serves as the Adult Protective Services Supervisor for Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging. He has been with the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging since 2010. Richard also works as a Mental Health Therapist in private practice. Previously, he has worked as an emergency mental health pre screener, medical case manager and worked in child welfare. He holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Akron and holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from Ashland University. Richard has an independent social worker licensure with supervision designation in the state of Ohio. Richard also currently serves as a Board member for the Ohio Association of Gerontology Education.
Meredith Lowther has been serving as the president of Task Force for 2020 and 2021. She has previously served as the Task Force Vice President. Meredith was born and raised in Oklahoma and moved to Ohio in 2006. She has worked at the Station Break for 14 years and became the Director in 2018 for the Station Break Senior Center for Knox County.
Meredith has four children and three grandchildren. She and her husband have celebrated 14 years of marriage and has enjoyed every minute of it.
In her personal time, she loves to travel and kayak when time allows and see family in Oklahoma as much as possible.
She has enjoyed her time with the Task Force and can’t wait to see what our wonderful group has in store for the next few years.
Curtis grew up in Knox County and graduated from The University of Toledo with a Bachelor of Business Administration. After graduation Curtis moved north of Detroit to pursue his career in Marketing which has been his passion for the last 12 years. Curtis has been involved in the healthcare industry for the past 5 years in Knox County. Curtis enjoys being involved in the community, he is a member of Kiwanis, The Task Force for Older Adults, he delivers meals to the senior centers and the fire department in Knox County. Curtis, his wife, and two daughters are members of the Fredericktown Methodist Church and reside in Fredericktown.