Senior Services Committee

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Meeting Dates/Times: Thursdays, Quarterly, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Meeting Location: Adult Recreation Center, 201 E. Colorado St., Glendale, CA 91205

Agendas and Minutes:
 August 23, 2018  Agenda  Minutes
 November 15, 2018  Agenda  Minutes
 February 28, 2019  Agenda  Minutes
 May 30, 2019  Agenda  Minutes
 

Committee Members

Social Services Organization Representatives:
Talar Aintablian, Armenian Relief Society
Camilee Levee, VP Wellness Works
Rafi Nazarians, AARP CA State Director
Steve Pierce, Montrose Shopping Park Association
Tina Voskanian, Nick of Time Project
 
Hospital Representatives:
Marie Filipian, Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital 
Purnima Panchal, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital
Melissa Varraveto, Adventist Health Glendale
 
Senior Advocate:
Carolyn Young, LCSW  and Glendale Resident
 
City Staff:
Tiffany Barrios, Library, Arts and Culture 
Captain Andrew Gano, Fire Dept
Juan Gonzalez, Community Development
Steve Koszis, Police Dept

Mission

Senior Services Committee is an advisory group to the Community Services & Parks Department, whose mission is to serve as a resource for assessing the needs of the senior community, planning and partnering with community organizations to address those needs and promoting the social, economic, safety and health related services within the community which impact the safety, independence and well-being of seniors.

Duties

The Senior Services Committee will assess the ongoing needs of the senior community and work with City staff and community organizations to address those needs.  

Membership

  • 13 members
  • 2 year term
  • No term limit
  • No compensation

Qualifications 

The candidate should work in the field of social work, gerontology, case management, and or public health or safety. Of the 13 members, 5 of the members come from social service organizations in Glendale, 4 are City staff, 3 are hospital representatives and 1 is a senior advocate.

Contact Staff

Maggie Kavarian, Sr. Community Services Supervisor
mkavarian@glendaleca.gov
201 E Colorado Street Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 548-3715

John Maghaguian, Acting Community Services Supervisor
jmaghaguian@glendaleca.gov           
201 E Colorado Street, Glendale, CA 91205
(818) 548-2188