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City of Millbrae

Senior Advisory Committee

The Senior Advisory Committee consists of thirteen members appointed by the City Council.  Members are qualified electors of the City and shall serve for a term of two years, and may be reappointed to addtional terms and serve with out compensation.  Members cannot hold any other public office or City position while serving on the Commission.

The Senior Advisory Committee meets regularly on the third Wednesday of the month at 9:00 a.m. at the Millbrae Community Center, 477 Lincoln Center, and may meet for additional special sessions as needed.

The mission of the Committee is to advocate for and assist the City Council in providing creative and meaningful activities and services for older individuals and groups. The goal of the Committee is to provide and encourage opportunities to perform voluntary community service and disseminate information regarding available resources.

Some objectives of the Committee are:

  1. To recommend services for older adults in the areas of health information and referral, volunteer services, counseling, outreach to the homebound, recreation, education and other needed services.

  2. Coordinate and strengthen public support for seniors and the multipurpose Community Center.

  3. Formulate and recommend plans to assist in meeting the critical needs of older adults and adults with disabilities.

  4. Provide a channel for the dissemination of information regarding senior programs, activities and services.

  5. Coordinate inter-generational activities, programs and services with the Youth Advisory Committee when appropriate.

Mayor Marge Colapietro serves as City Council liaison to the Committee and can be reached at 650-692-3195. Charlene O’Connell, Senior Services Coordinator, serves as staff liaison and recording secretary to the Committee and can be reached at 650-259-2371.

Members   Initial
Appointment
Term
Expiration
PATRICIA REALINI Chair 07/13/04 06/30/13
GLADE BERESFORD 07/01/04 06/30/14
DOROTHY LAUSER  03/23/10 06/30/14
MIMI LIN 07/13/04 06/30/13
MARLENE MCBRIDE 09/25/12 06/30/14
MARY ELLEN PELLEGRINI 03/23/10 06/30/14
JO-MARY ROHDE 03/2002 06/30/14
LOU DE SALVATORE 07/01/06 06/30/14
LAVERNE SEILER 07/13/04 06/30/13
MARY SOMERS Vice Chair 07/24/07 06/30/13
VACANT             06/30/14
VACANT 06/30/14
VACANT 06/30/14

Last updated: 5/22/2013 11:32:58 AM