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The nine-member committee works in conjunction with the Parks and Recreation Department’s Older Adults Program to make recommendations regarding the delivery of senior programs, activities and policies. Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of each month at 1:00 PM at the Joslyn Center. For more information, feel free to contact the Senior Advisory Committee Liaison at (310) 802-5407.
Senior Advisory Committee (SAC) Members
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|1.||Wayne Powell, At-large
|2.||Diane Campisi, At-large
|3.||Dayle Eisenhauer, At-large
|4.||Steve DeBaets, At-large
|5.||Marcia Gelfand, At-large
|6.||Audrey Hodgson, At-large
|7.||Karen Russo, Senior Resources Committee Representative
|8.||Jean Steinmetz, Joslyn Club Representative
|9.||Ken Thompson, Manhattan Heights Club Representative
|10.||Laurie McCarthy, Parks and Recreation Commissioner, Appointed Liaison to SAC
Senior Advisory Committee Applications
The City of Manhattan Beach will accept applications on an ongoing basis from residents interested in serving on the Senior Advisory Committee (SAC). When vacancies occur, your application will be considered and you will be contacted.
Members shall meet any one or more of the following criteria:
Are interested or knowledgeable in the aging field or senior citizen issues
Have prior experience in community projects or activities
Have prior experience in a community based organization
Additionally, applicants must meet the following qualifications:
Are 18 years of age or older. 2/3 of the SAC should be 55 or over.
Applicants should have the ability to take an active role in SAC meetings and projects and participate in senior center programs and activities
Not currently serving on a City commission
Live, work or are active in the City of Manhattan Beach or have professional expertise relating to senior issues
You may download an application (PDF) or pick one up at City Hall Parks and Recreation Department, 1400 Highland Avenue Manhattan Beach, CA 90266. Applications will be kept on file and considered as vacancies occur.
Drop off completed applications to the Parks and Recreation Department located in City Hall, 1400 Highland Avenue or e-mail them to the Senior Advisory Committee Liaison or send by fax to (310) 802-5401.
Upcoming meetings will be posted on the Older Adults Calendar. For more information, contact the Senior Advisory Committee Liaison at (310) 802-5407.
Older Adults Program: Open House
- Date: 10/03/2017 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
|Free||Joslyn Community Center
1601 North Valley Drive
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
The Manhattan Beach Older Adults Program invites you to come to their first Open House! Are you new to area or in need of activities to keep you busy? Come by on Sunday, October 15th to learn about all the fun that's waiting for you:
- Learn about free and paid activities
- Learn about mini bus trips
- Learn about bus excursions
- Enjoy interactive workshops
- Enjoy light refreshments
Download the Older Adults Open House flyer (PDF) for more information. Bring family members, friends, or anyone you think will benefit from opportunities to socialize--the more the merrier!For more information, feel free to contact the Older Adults Program at (310) 802-5430. For more classes and activities offered by the Older Adults Program, please visit the Classes and Activities page. The Older Adults Program is always offering new events, workshops, lectures and bus trips specifically for older adults ages 55+. For information on these events and trips, please visit the Special Programs or the Bus Trips pages.