Area Agency on Aging Advisory Board

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Area Agency on Aging Advisory Board


 For further information, please call the Clerk of the Board's Office at (831) 755-5066.

Apply Now (Formly known as Older Americans Advisory Council)

Legislative Reference

  • 05-13-80 Established Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council
  • 08-18-81 Resolution 85-438 Established Senior Citizens Advisory Council for the Area Agency on Aging
  • 01-08-85 Resolution 85-1 amended Resolution 81-438
  • 02-12-85 Resolution 85-82 Designation to act as review committee for community-based long-term care service
  • 01-14-86 Resolution 85-19 Bylaws Amended
  • 12-17-91 Resolution 91-619 Bylaws Amended
  • 07-16-96 Resolution 96-292 Bylaws amended to changed name to Older Americans Advisory Council
  • 05-09-06 Bylaws amended
  • 05-17-11 Bylaws amended
  • 10-17-17 Bylaws amended

Membership

  • a. Each member of the Board of Supervisors (5) shall appoint one member to serve for a three-year term.
  • b. The Council shall recommend to the Board of Supervisors ten (10) Community-at-Large Representatives for appointment to membership on the Council
  • c. Council membership shall consist of; (OAA Title III Part A Section 306 (5) (D); 2006 Amendments)

    • (1) Older individuals (including minority individuals and older individuals residing in rural areas) who are participants or are eligible to participate in programs assisted under the Older Americans Act
    • (2) Family caregivers
    • (3) Service providers
    • (4) Representatives of the business community
    • (5) Local elected officials
    • (6) Providers of veterans’ health care
    • (7) The general public
  • d. Members of the California Senior Legislature (CSL) and the California Commission on Aging from Monterey County who are not members of the Monterey County AAA-AC shall be ex-officio members of the Council without voting privileges.

Terms:

Terms of Council members shall begin on January 1, shall be three (3) years in length and are to be staggered, one third (5 members) each year. Council members appointed to fill vacancies, which occur during a term shall complete those terms.


Duties and Responsibilities

Provide information about attitudes, needs and opinions of the elderly to the Board of Supervisors, and County staff; review use of funds and advise the Board on the assessments and evaluations of agency contracts and the allocation of those funds; advise the Board on legislation and policies pertinent to the elderly; advise on the development and implementation of the Annual Area Plan in conformity with State and Federal regulations; serve as a source of leadership and advocacy on behalf of senior adults with disabilities in the community; and promote citizen involvement in the planning and delivery of services.

Meeting Date, Time and Place:

3rd Thursday every other month (even numbered months) at 1:30 p.m.; Call 755-4728, Julian Lorenzana to confirm.

Staff Contact

Margaret Huffman, Social Services, 755-4435


Supervisors Appointees


District Name Appointed Expires
1 Emilie Mangompit 05-16-17 01-01-20
2 Thomas Henry Shields 01-10-17 01-01-20
3 Jose Vasquez 05-10-16 01-01-19
4 Howard Scherr
06-06-17
01-01-20
5 Richard Kuehn 01-12-16 01-01-19

COMMUNITY-AT-LARGE MEMBERS Appointed by District 1-5 (Full Board Appointments)

District Name Appointed Expires
1-5 Unscheduled Vacancy

01-01-21
1-5 Doris Beckman
01-23-18
01-01-21
1-5 Kelly Vasquez 12-15-15 01-01-19
1-5 Margarita Robles 12-05-17
01-01-21
1-5 Barbara Hutchison
12-12-17
01-01-19
1-5 Wayne R. Dominguez 09-13-16 01-01-18
1-5 Linda A. Cortez
06-27-17
01-01-21
1-5 Aimee Cuda 03-14-17 01-01-20
1-5 Josie Avila
12-12-17
01-01-19
1-5 Jack L. Whitfield 05-16-17 01-01-20

Updated 04-30-18 dh