Senior Citizen Advisory Board

Meetings


  • 2 p.m.
  • Quarterly 1st Tuesday in January, April, July, and October
  • Grant Harris Jr. Building
    401 E Hopkins
    San Marcos, TX 78666

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members


  • Frank Arredondo
    Term: March 1, 2017 to February 28, 2019
  • Marie Goble
    Term: March 1, 2016 to February 28, 2018
  • Sandra Martinez
    Term: March 1, 2016 to February 28, 2018
  • Caitlyn McGinty
    Term: March 1, 2017 to February 28, 2019
  • Peggy Meiners
    Term: March 1, 2016 to February 28, 2018
  • Marianne Reese
    Term: March 1, 2016 to February 28, 2018
  • Penny Tavernier
    Term: March 1, 2017 to February 28, 2019
The Senior Citizen Advisory Board consists of 7 members. All members must be City residents. The members of this commission serve staggered 2-year terms.

Liaison


  • Nick Riali, Senior Citizen Program Coordinator
    Phone: 512-738-8275

Responsibilities


This board acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council on matters involving senior citizens in the San Marcos Community.

The Senior Citizen Advisory Board discusses and makes decisions on issues, assists with Parks and Recreation activities and holds fundraisers to offset the cost of programs.

Mission Statement


The Senior Citizen Advisory Board seeks to enhance the lives of senior citizens within the San Marcos community through coordinated, efficient and quality programs and services related to housing, jobs, activities, and community life.

The board acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council, City Manager, and other relevant boards and commissions.

Goals


  • Determine the existence of current programs and services available to seniors offered through the city as well as public and private providers.
  • Suggest modifications to existing programs as well as new programs and services to assist seniors in reaching their full potential.
  • Analyze the use of existing facilities as well as the need for future facilities.
  • Coordinate efforts with other governmental entities, private citizens, institutions, centers, and agencies.
  • Develop a process that will enable fluid senior citizen input to the Senior Citizen Advisory Board.
  • Develop programs to recognize the achievements and contributions by senior citizens to the San Marcos community.