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About the Board

The Senior Affairs Advisory Board serves in an advisory capacity to the Mayor and City Council on policy and issues relating to transportation, security at home, improved intergenerational interaction, meal delivery, housing, improved City-County cooperation, and other issues as determined by the Chair. The Board makes recommendations for improving communications between seniors and the City government, reviews City employment policies for seniors, performs studies and surveys as requested by the Mayor and Council advises on relevant issues and formation of laws, policies, or procedures which may affect seniors and reports annually to the Mayor and Council on the "State of the Seniors" within the City of San Diego.

For additional information about the Board, please visit the City Clerk's Senior Affairs Advisory Board web page.

Board Members

The Senior Affairs Advisory Board, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council, consists of eleven members selected from senior service delivery professionals and providers and City-at-large seniors over the age of 60. Members serve for two years.

  • William Kelly, Chair
    At-Large Senior
  • Teresa Barker, Vice Chair
    Senior Service Delivery - Professional/Expert

  • Susan Deininger
    Senior Service Delivery - Professional/Expert
  • Burton Disner
    Senior Service Delivery - Professional/Expert
  • Erskine Garrette
    At-Large Senior
  • Kathleen Harmon
    At-Large Senior
  • Elissa Landsman
    Senior Service Delivery - Professional/Expert
  • Jerome Pollock
    At-Large Senior

Board Staff

  • Thyme Curtis
    Interim Executive Director
    Office of ADA Compliance and Accessibility
    Phone: (619) 236-5985