Two have been appointed to the Manistee County Council on Aging (COA) by their Board of Directors. Heather Volkema, of Kaleva, Michigan and Patty Spencer, Manistee, Michigan. Ms. Volkema serves as an Advance Care Advisor and for Hospice of Michigan. Ms. Spencer has been a teacher and served as Assistant Administrator in Adult and Alternative School programs. Sarah Howard, Executive Director of the Council On Aging says that nearly one in three Manistee County residents are seniors.