Summit County Elder Abuse Interdisciplinary Team (I-Team)


The goal of the Summit County Elder Abuse Interdisciplinary Team (I-Team) is to advise adult protective services providers in planning for comprehensive services to vulnerable elders who are abused, neglected or exploited; to coordinate the community service delivery system; and to work with I-Team members and other local agencies to provide and implement care plans for victims of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.

Seated in front: Gizelle Jones, Chair, Jewish Family Service; Sam McCoy, Co-Chair, Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging

First Row, left to right: Nova Mikel, Summit County Disabilities Board; Beth Kuckuck, Summit County, Alcohol, Drug Addiction & Mental Health Services Board; Sue Cunningham, Community Support Services; Donna Barrett, Summit County Public Health; George Wertz, Summit County Probate Court; Kathleen Seminatore, Office of Consumer Affairs; Brenna Herman, Akron Metropolitan Housing Authority; Carla Mundy, Summit County Department of Job and Family Services; Darlene Mims, Summit County Department of Job and Family Services; Anne Face, Battered Women's Shelter

Second Row, left to right: Kate Sass, Summit County Department of Job and Family Services; Randall Huber, Summit County Disabilities Board; Julie Kowalski, Akron General Medical Center; Blake Babcock, Mobile Meals; Christopher Verich, Office of Consumer Affairs; Bambi Miller, Metro Regional Transit Authority; Colleen Sims, Summit County Prosecutor's Office; Scott Cottle, Summit County Sheriffs Office

Not pictured: Frances Ladd, Summit County Department of Job and Family Services; Jill Oldham, Akron Canton Regional Food Bank; David Burden, Veteran's Commission; Guy Randall, Akron Fire Department; Jeanne Shea, Mature Services; Susan Sigmon, Direction Home Akron Canton Area Agency on Aging