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Senior Citizen Advisory Commission

Commissioners
COMMISSIONER, CHAIR 
Naida Tushnet
COMMISSIONER, VICE CHAIR 
Michele Valencia
COMMISSIONER 
Don Darnauer
COMMISSIONER
Flora Easter
COMMISSIONER 
Robert Finney
COMMISSIONER 
William Smith
COMMISSIONER
Phyllis Schmidt
Irene Rodriguez
(Clerical Support)
irene.rodriguez@longbeach.gov

2021 Commission Meeting Schedule

LONG BEACH SENIOR CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMISSION

Monthly meetings – 2nd Wednesday of each month at 9 am.
Via: Teleconference – until further notice.

Dates
January 14, 2021
February 11, 2021
March 10, 2021
April 14, 2021
May 12, 2021
June 09, 2021
July 14, 2021
August 11, 2021
September 08, 2021
October 13, 2021
November 10, 2021
December 08, 2021
 

Commission Objectives:

The duties and functions of the Commission, as stated by the City of Long Beach Charter, are as follows:

  • To act in an advisory capacity to any City department, or City Council committee concerned with senior problems on all matters pertaining to older Americans an their needs.
  • To assemble information on problems and their solutions for older American through all available means, including public hearings.
  • To be empowered on its own initiative to make recommendations to senior citizen service agencies on matters within its purview.
  • To act to facilitate coordination between existing and proposed programs for the elderly.
  • To carry out such studies as may be assigned to it by the City Council.
  • To report to the Mayor and City Council its findings from time to time.
  • City Ordinance 2.57.030

Commission Structure:

The Commission is comprised of nine citizens of Long Beach over the age of 50 years who are appointed for a two-year term, for a maximum of four terms. The regular meeting of the Commission is held on the third Wednesday of each month from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Long Beach Senior Center, with the exception of noted meetings.

For more information, please contact: For more information, please contact: Irene Rodriguez, Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine - Community Recreation Services Bureau, at (562) 570-3538.