BATA also shares information and discusses current and future services with a volunteer Local Advisory Council consisting of community members representing various groups throughout Grand Traverse and Leelanau Counties. Please contact us at if you're interested in participating. 



Current members include:

Amanda Molski (Chairperson) - Associate Director

Area Agency on Aging


Mike Trahey - BATA Buddies (Senior Center)

Community Representative 


Dan Buron - CEO

Goodwill of Northern Michigan


Lana Payne - Director

Commission on Aging


April Missias - Director

Leelanau County Senior Services


Jim Moore – Director

Disability Network


Michelle Krumm - Manager

Traverse City Senior Center


Mandy Joppich

BATA Rider


Susan Odgers

BATA Rider and Community Representative 


Updated: 9.22.2021