Aging & Veterans Services
Margie Palomino is the Director of the Department of Aging & Veterans Services. She obtained a BA Degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at El Paso in 1984. She and her husband moved to Turlock, California in 1985, where they still reside with their two sons. She started working for Stanislaus County in 1986. She held various fiscal positions in the Treasurer / Tax Collector’s Office, Auditor’s Office, and Welfare Department. In 1992, she was hired as the Fiscal Officer for the Stanislaus County Area Agency on Aging (AAA). In 1994, the AAA and the Veterans Services Office merged. The Department has grown from 3 to 17 employees over the last 12 years, and in 1999, Margie was appointed Director for the Department.
In addition to her involvement in various community - based organizations that provide services for seniors and Veterans, she is an active member of the United Way Board of Directors, the Stanislaus Elder Abuse Prevention Alliance (SEAPA), the Hispanic Leadership Council, and the Latino Community Roundtable. She is also the Secretary of the California Association of Area Agencies on Aging (C4A).