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Senior Citizen Advisory Commission

Commissioners
COMMISSIONER, CHAIR 
Dr. Robert G. Finney
COMMISSIONER 
Winifred Carter
COMMISSIONER
Don Darnaver
COMMISSIONER 
Mary Alice Sedillo
COMMISSIONER 
Dr. Naida Trshnet
COMMISSIONER 
Flora Easter
COMMISSIONER
Viola Sellers
COMMISSIONER 
Michelle Valencia
COMMISSIONER 
William Smith
Irene Rodriguez
(Clerical Support)
irene.rodriguez@longbeach.gov

2020 Commission Meeting Schedule

DateLocationAddress
January 15, 2020  Silverado Senior Center  1545 W. 31st St.
February 12, 2020 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
March 11, 2020 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
April 15, 2020

Houghton Senior Center

6301 Myrtle Ave.
May 13, 2020 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
June 10, 2020 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
July 15, 2020 Expo Center
4321 Atlantic Ave.
August 12, 2020 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
September 16, 2020 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
October 14, 2020 Chavez Senior Center
401 Golden Ave.
November 11, 2020 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
December 09, 2020 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.

(All Meetings Begin at 9:00 a.m.)

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.