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Advisory Commission on Aging

Michele Valencia
Sheila Gibbons
Naida Tushnet
Allan Goldstein
Robert Finney
William Smith
Phyllis Schmidt
Norma Chinchilla
Carolyn Hines
Irene Rodriguez
(Clerical Support)

2024 Commission Meeting Schedule

Long Beach Advisory Commission on Aging

Meetings are held at 1150 E. 4th Street – Room#202 at 10 am.
Every 2nd Wednesday of the month. (***Unless stated below.)

January 10, 2024
February 14, 2024
*Aquarium of the Pacific
March 13, 2024
*El Dorado Park
April 10, 2024
*Silverado Park
May 08, 2024 - Meeting CANCELLED
*Houghton Park
June 12, 2024
*Chavez Park
July 10, 2024
*Expo Arts Center - 4321 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach,90807
Meeting in the Held Together Comedy Theater
August 14, 2024
September 11, 2024
October 09, 2024
November 13, 2024
December 11, 2024

Commission Eligibility:

Must be a Long Beach resident

Commission Objectives:

The duties and functions of the Commission, as stated by the City of Long Beach Charter, are as follows:

  • To act in an advisory capacity to any City department, or City Council committee concerned with senior problems on all matters pertaining to older Americans an their needs.
  • To assemble information on problems and their solutions for older American through all available means, including public hearings.
  • To be empowered on its own initiative to make recommendations to senior citizen service agencies on matters within its purview.
  • To act to facilitate coordination between existing and proposed programs for the elderly.
  • To carry out such studies as may be assigned to it by the City Council.
  • To report to the Mayor and City Council its findings from time to time.
  • City Ordinance 2.57.030

Commission Structure:

The Commission is comprised of nine citizens of Long Beach over the age of 50 years who are appointed for a two-year term, for a maximum of four terms. The regular meeting of the Commission is held on the second Wednesday of each month from 10:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. at the Long Beach Senior Center, with the exception of noted meetings.

For more information, please contact: For more information, please contact: Irene Rodriguez, Department of Parks, Recreation & Marine - Community Recreation Services Bureau, at (562) 570-3538.