Community Action Commission

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Community Action Commission


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

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Legislative Reference:

Established April 1, 1972, pursuant to Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 (Public Law 90-222, Title II, Section 210) as amended in 1967 by Public Law 80-222, Title II, Section 211. Re-established by Board of Supervisors Resolution 80-443, adopted August 5, 1980; amended by Resolution No. 89-415. Name changed from Community Services Commission to Community Action Commission on June 15, 1999, Resolution No. 99-243; Amended By-laws, January 7, 2003; Amended Bylaws, December 18, 2007; January 31, 2017 Bylaws Amended.


Membership:

Consists of 15 members, as follows:

  • Five Representatives of Public Sector. These representative may be elected officials or their appointed representatives.
  • Five Representatives of the Private Sector - These representatives are officials or members of business, industry, agricultural, religious, welfare, education or other major organizations and interests in the community.
  • Five Representative Low-Income -  These representatives must represent the local low-income population within  each of the five supervisory districts, one (1) representative will be chosen in accordance with Democratic election procedures.  Although representative o

Terms:

Each member has a 3 year term, expiring July 1st


Qualifications & Functions:

The Community Action Commission advises the Board of Supervisors on issues related to poverty in Monterey County, and administers funding related to services for low-income people. Members represent the public, private, and low-income segments of the community, and reflect the race, economic status and gender of the community.


Meeting Date, Time, Location:

Meetings are held the third Monday of each month from 4:00-6:00 p.m., 1000 S. Main St., Ste. 110, Salinas, California.


Staff Contact

Arlene Boyd, Department of Social Services, 831-755-4430


Districts 1-5

PUBLIC SECTOR


District Name Appointed Expires
1 Berna Maya 07-09-13 07-01-16
2 Ronald Holder 08-23-16 07-01-19
3 Ana Vargas 07-26-16 07-01-19
4 Nicole Williams 06-13-17 07-01-20
5 Dr. Fernando Elizondo 07-07-15 07-01-18

PRIVATE SECTOR


District Name Appointed Expires
1 Roberto Garcia 03-01-16 07-01-18
2 Cecelia Correa 07-19-16 07-01-19
3 Yanely Martinez 06-20-17 07-01-20
4 Levonne Stone 07-19-16 07-01-19
5 Linda Coyne 09-12-17 07-01-20

LOW INCOME REPRESENTATION SECTOR


District Name Appointed Expires
1 Magaly Zagal 07-11-17 07-01-20
2 Everett Sivils 06-27-17 07-01-20
3 Emma Bojorquez 07-28-15 07-01-18
4 Jim Kramer 06-06-17 07-01-20
5 Rosie Alvarez
04-10-18 07-01-20

 

Updated 04-11-18 dh