Senior Citizen Advisory Commission

Commissioners

CHAIRPERSON
Rita Ellner
rellner@aol.com
VICE- CHAIRPERSON
Shelley Hellen
gerogirl@mac.com

COMMISSIONER
BARBARA J. BOLIN
(Secretary)

COMMISSIONER
Fredrick Dunn
COMMISSIONER
Donald W, Gaudard
Dong90806@gmail.com
COMMISSIONER
Mary Hernandez

COMMISSIONER
Carter W. Winifred
Loves13@aol.com

CRS Bureau Manager
Gladys Kaiser
Gladys.Kaiser@longbeach.gov

CRS Secretary
Del Ransom
Del.ransom@longbeach.gov

Irene Rodriguez
(Clerical Support)
irene.rodriguez@longbeach.gov

2014 Commission Meeting Schedule

Date

Location

Address

January 15 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
February 19 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
March 19 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
April 16 **CANCELLED** Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
May 21 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
June 18 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
July 16 (DARK no meeting) Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
August 20 (DARK no meeting) Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
September 17 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
October 15 Long Beach Senior Center 1150 E. 4th St.
November 19 El Dorado Senior Center 2800 Studebaker Rd.
December 17 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 thrid 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.