Commissions, Committees and Boards

Senior Citizens Advisory Commission

Meets: 4:00 p.m., 2nd Monday of the month   Community Center - Carson/Dominguez Room Hall
Staff Name: Mike Whittiker, Jr., x1780; Dani Cook x1480

Consists of eleven members responsible for advising the city council on senior citizen issues concerning, but not limited to: social service programs, senior assisted living, in-home supportive services including the Joseph B. O'Neal, Jr. Stroke Center, housing, security and personal safety, transportation, recreation, special needs, economics, and other governmental concerns which impact the seniors of Carson. The commission also assists staff in developing financial support networks and delivery of services to seniors.

The Carson Senior Citizens Advisory Commission shall have the following authority and duties:

(a) To act in an advisory capacity to the City Council, City Council subcommittee or City department concerned with senior citizens� problems concerning, but not limited to, social service programs for seniors (case management and in-home supportive services including the Stroke Activity Center, housing security/personal safety, transportation, recreation, therapeutics, economics and other governmental concerns which can impact the seniors of Carson).

(b) To assist City staff in establishing goals and objectives. Developing financial support networks and delivery of services to seniors.

(c) To assemble information on problems and their solutions for older Americans through all available means including public hearings.

(d) To be empowered on its own initiative to make recommendations to senior citizens service agencies on matters within its purview.

(e) To act to facilitate coordination between existing and proposed programs for the elderly.

(f) To carry out such studies as may be assigned to it by City Council.

(g) To officially represent the City before State, local and national organizations and agencies when directed by the City Council.

(h) To report to the Mayor and City Council its findings on a regular basis. (Ord. 97-1119, � 1)

NameOffice HeldTerm
LaRhonda Brown Alt. 1 4/2/2024 - 11/30/2024
Vacant Alt. 3 - 11/30/2024
Delia Lopez 11/21/2023 - 11/30/2024
Shirley Graves 5/16/2023 - 11/30/2024
Linda Dunn 4/4/2023 - 11/30/2024
Patricia Patterson 5/16/2023 - 11/30/2024
Myrna Ronquillo 2/7/2023 - 11/30/2024
Julie Ruiz-Raber 12/6/2022 - 11/30/2024
Darlene Simpson-Lott 4/4/2023 - 11/30/2024
Billye Bates 5/16/2023 - 11/30/2024
Itelia Walker 4/4/2023 - 11/30/2024
Dr. Vergie Seymore 4/4/2023 - 11/30/2024
Daniel Cole 12/6/2022 - 11/30/2024
Ernestine Leverette Alt. 2 6/6/2023 - 11/30/2024
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701 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(310) 830-7600, 7 AM - 6 PM
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