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Council on Aging announces new board members, chair

The Henderson County Council on Aging announced the appointment of two new board members and a new chair.

New board members Brett Husley and Eric Baker have deep experience in communication/publishing and law. Hulsey is president/publisher of Hulsey Media and has more than 20 years of experience in digital and print media. Baker works at McIntyre Law as an attorney in Hendersonville.
“We feel incredibly lucky to have added these two members to our Board of Directors,” said Past Board Chair Jill Hart. “They are a wealth of knowledge that will benefit our community and the Council on Aging. I am looking forward to working with them.”
Hulsey Media’s publications include Aging Resources of WNC, Hendersonville Magazine, Healthcare Resources, The Real Estate Book of Asheville/Hendersonville & NC Blue Ridge, the WNC Homeowners Resource Guide, and Asheville Apartments. All his publications are freely distributed to consumers and can be found throughout Western North Carolina.
Baker received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Roanoke College in Salem, VA. He earned his Juris Doctorate and Master of Business Administration degrees from Elon University. Eric enjoys volunteering in the community, kayaking, and hiking in his spare time.

The Council on Aging for Henderson County also welcomed Sally Buchholz, who has served on the board since 2019. as the new board chairperson.

The Board of Directors for the Council on Aging for Henderson County is made up of Buchholz, Vice Chair Karen Preston, Secretary Barbara Kenney, Treasurer Wesley Jones; Jill Hart, Realtor; Laura Crago, Financial Advisor at Edward Jones; Lorin Page, President of Page Legal LLC; Jim Smeaton, President & Director of Client Care; Leslie Winner, Retired Attorney and Executive Director of Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation; Hulsey and Baker.