March 22, 2024

Vancouver, WA March 22, 2024 — Vancouver resident and active community volunteer, Kevin Callahan, joins the Advisory Council for the Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities of Southwest Washington (AAADSW). 

“We are honored to have Kevin join the Advisory Council,” said Mike Reardon, executive director of AAADSW.  “As an experienced land use and transportation planner, he has a passion for the needs of older adults and their needs as they age in place.”

“My main area of concern are for the needs of older adults with regard to affordable housing, transportation issues and being able to cope with emergencies,” said Callahan. “I want to help seniors feel safe and secure in their homes and in the community.” 

A Vancouver area resident since 2014, Callahan has retired from a 37-year career in public service in local government. His career included 24 years of land use and transportation planning in two mid-sized cities in California and Utah, 12 years as a Public Works Director in Summit County in Utah, and one year as Summit County’s Emergency Manager. Callahan is an AICP certified planner.

Callahan currently volunteers in two local organizations, the Community Emergency Response Team sponsored by Clark Regional Emergency Services Agency (CRESA) and the Master Gardener program sponsored by the Washington State University Extension. He has a bachelor’s degree in environmental planning from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a master’s degree in public policy and administration from California State University, Long Beach.

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About The Area Agency on Aging & Disabilities of Southwest Washington: 
AAADSW connects older adults, adults with disabilities and family caregivers to a full range of community resources designed to offer choice, improve quality of life and respect independence.

We are committed to helping our community’s adults live and age well. We serve adults in Clark, Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, Skamania, and Klickitat counties. Requests for information, assistance and general inquiries may be directed to (360) 577-4929. To learn more, please visit   

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