Council on Aging Board of Directors announces president’s resignation


The St. Johns County Council on Aging Board of Directors and Executive Director Becky Yanni recently announce that they have accepted a letter of resignation from Board President Joe Boles.

According to a media release from the Council on Aging, Boles has selflessly served in this position for more than 20 years and led the efforts to grow and enhance COA’s services to St. Johns County seniors and caregivers.

During his term as president, Boles oversaw the expansion of senior facilities and programming to Hastings, Trout Creek, Ponte Vedra and Nocatee. He was also instrumental in developing and expanding the Sunshine Bus public transportation system throughout the county. He also envisioned COA’s River House and oversaw this project to completion, creating a one-of-its-kind facility for senior programming and a revenue generating events venue in the evenings and on weekends.

“Joe has been an esteemed and respected leader in our community for over 40 years,” stated the release. “While we will greatly miss his experience and leadership, we wish Joe the very best in all he undertakes.”

COA Board First Vice-President Steve Harrison will assume the duties of board president until further notice.