Tina Uridge

Tina Uridge Executive Director

Tina Uridge has been the Executive Director since CCSS’ inception in 2005. Tina has over thirty years of experience in the aging field including developing and administering senior programs and direct clinical experience with older adults. Tina earned her Social Work degree from Missouri State University and has a Masters in Gerontology from Central Missouri University.

Tina is active in local and national senior advocacy organizations. She serves on the Mid America Regional Council’s Commission on Aging, co-chairs the Senior Falls Prevention Coalition of Clay and Platte counties and is a member of the Show Me Falls Free Missouri coalition, serving on the Executive Lead Team. Tina also serves on the Advisory Board of the KC Communities for all Ages initiative. Tina states, "2014 marked CCSS' 10 year anniversary; we're so proud of our support services and life enrichment programs that we offer to help our seniors age well in their own community."

Paula Zigmond

Paula Zigmond Program and Resources Manager

Paula Zigmond has been working with older adults for the past 14 years, as Program and Resources Manager for CCSS since October 2005 and before that as Volunteer Coordinator for Northland Shepherd's Center. Her previous positions as a teacher, a librarian, and an office administrator have enabled her to combine various experiences and utilize them in providing resources and ideas for older adults to age well in Clay County.

Paula serves on the Leadership Committee of the Senior Falls Prevention Coalition of Clay & Platte Counties, the GrandFamilies Advisory Board, the Senior Companion Advisory Board, and the Northland Community Services Coalition. Paula is a staunch advocate of active aging, lifelong learning, and whole person wellness.

Tammy Gillispie

Tammy Gillispie Office Coordinator

Tammy has worked for Clay County Senior Services for 7 years as the Office Coordinator. Prior to this position, she worked in the banking, long term care, retail, hotel and restaurant industries, where she acquired her strong accounting and administrative skills.

Tammy has been a resident of Clay County for most of her life and enjoys participating in various ministries at her local church.  Tammy likes talking with seniors because "you just never know what fabulous piece of history you might uncover."

Vicki Hon

Vicki Hon Operations Administrator & Program Support

Vicki Hon has recently joined Clay County Senior Services as Operations Administrator and Program Support. She has over 25 years of experience working with older adults in both long term care settings and in a community center environment. For the past 13 years, she managed the Palmer Center of Independence, MO.  Under Vicki's leadership the center was accredited through the National Council on Aging.  Her experience in managing a para-transit and senior transportation program, extensive travel program, volunteer management, and overseeing a nutrition site serving both congregate and home delivered meals has helped her develop a wide array of skills to contribute to CCSS.

Vicki's passion is to help seniors embrace the idea of not only Aging in Place, but Engaging in Place by staying involved, healthy and active in their community.