Ms. Dorothy â€śDottieâ€ť Peoples , was a charter employee of the Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc. (NWFLAAA) when it was established in October 1979. She served for 13 years as the Chief Fiscal Officer/Assistant Director. She was then appointed as Executive Director of the agency in 1992 where she served until her retirement in 2011, serving a total of 32 years.
After a brief retirement period, Ms. Peoples returned to the NWFLAAA in October 2014 as a board member representing Santa Rosa County in the Planning and Service Area (PSA) 1.