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File #: 23-470    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Passed
File created: 9/13/2023 In control: Family and Human Services Committee
On agenda: 9/25/2023 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER recommending to the Board of Supervisors the reappointment of the fourteen individuals to the Advisory Council on Aging (ACOA) with terms expiring on September 30, 2025, as recommended by the Council. (Ana Bagtas, ACOA Staff)
Attachments: 1. Bajpai Application Redacted, 2. Berman Application Redacted, 3. Bhambra Application Redacted, 4. Donnelly Application Redacted, 5. Evans Application Redacted, 6. Fowler Application Redacted, 7. Hayes Application Redacted, 8. Iorns Application Redacted, 9. Kleiner Application Redacted, 10. OToole Application Redacted, 11. Partridge Application Redacted, 12. Rigsby Application Redacted, 13. Yee Application Redacted, 14. Van Ackeren Application Redacted, 15. ACOA Roster 09-2023

Meeting Date: September 25, 2023
Subject: Appointment to the Advisory Council on Aging
Submitted For: Family and Human Services Committee
Department: Employment and Human Services
Referral No: N/A
Referral Name: Appointments to Advisory Bodies
Presenter: Ana Bagtas, ACOA Staff
Contact: 925-655-0771

Referral History:
On January 7, 2020, the Board of Supervisors adopted Resolution No. 2020/1 adopting policy amendments governing appointments to boards, committees, and commissions that are advisory to the Board of Supervisors. Included in this resolution was a requirement that applications for at-large/countywide seats be reviewed by a Board of Supervisors committee.

The Advisory Council on Aging (ACOA) provides a means for county-wide planning, cooperation and coordination for individuals and groups interested in improving and developing services and opportunities for the older residents of this County. The Council provides leadership and advocacy on behalf of older persons and serves as a channel of communication and information on aging.

The Advisory Council on Aging consists of 40 members serving 2 year staggered terms, each ending on September 30. The Council consists of representatives of the target population and the general public, including older low-income and military persons; at least one-half of the membership must be made up of actual consumers of services under the Area Plan. The Council includes: 19 representatives recommended from each Local Committee on Aging, 1 representative from the Nutrition Project Council, 1 Retired Senior Volunteer Program, and 19 Members at-Large.

Pursuant to the ACOA Bylaws, the ACOA may recommend for appointment up to four (4) alternate Member-at-Large (MAL) members, who shall serve and vote in place of members (City or MAL) who are absent from, or who are disqualifying themselves from participating in a meeting of the ACOA.

The Area Agency on Aging, the ACOA and the ...

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