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Senior Citizen Advisory Commission

Naida Tushnet
Michele Valencia
Allan Goldstein
Robert Finney
William Smith
Phyllis Schmidt
Irene Rodriguez
(Clerical Support)

2022 Commission Meeting Schedule


Meetings are held at 1150 E. 4th Street – Room#202
Every 2nd Wednesday of the month. (***Unless stated below.)

January 12, 2022
February 09, 2022
March 09, 2022
April 13, 2022
May 11, 2022
June 08, 2022
July 13, 2022
August 10, 2022
September 14, 2022
October 12, 2022
Ernest S McBride Park1550 Martin Luther King Jr Ave, Long Beach, 90813
November 09, 2022
December 14, 2022

Commission Eligibility:

Must be a Long Beach resident

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 second Wednesday of each month from 10:00 a.m to 12:00 p.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.