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Department of Senior Affairs Advisory Council

Information about the Department of Senior Affairs Advisory Council.

For information about services for seniors in Bernalillo County, call 505-764-6400.

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Purpose:

  • Promote awareness and education on senior issues, increasing community involvement and commitment to seniors.
  • Advocate on behalf of seniors, insuring the senior population is represented and the policies support the mission of the Department of Senior Affairs.
  • Support the program development by acting as the ears and eyes of the Department, assessing needs and skills of seniors, become knowledgeable of available services in the community, assessing and giving recommendations on program development and delivery of services and supporting the funding development activities.
  • Support the development of strategic alliances, identifying and encouraging essential partnerships between DSA and other entities.

Membership

The Advisory Council consists of twelve (12) voting members, eight (8) appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council, two (2) appointed by the Bernalillo County Commission, one (1) member appointed by the Village of Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, one (1) member appointed by the Village of Tijeras.

Apply to serve on the DSA Advisory Council. Note: the application process includes a background check.

Current Members

Representing the City of Albuquerque
Debby Knotts, Chair, Highland Senior Center and Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center; Stever Borbas; Barbara Carmona-Young; Joie Glenn; Diann Huddleson; Onastine Jaramillo; Lucy Lopez; Allison Weber

Representing Bernalillo County
Greg Lopez; Evan Thompson

Representing the Village of Los Ranchos

C. Hugh Formhals

Representing the Village of Tijeras
Richard Garcia

2020 Schedule of Meetings

Date Location Address
January 27, 2020 Los Duranes Community Center 2920 Leopoldo NW
February 24, 2020 Palo Duro Senior Center 5221 Palo Duro NE
March 16, 2020 Highland Senior Center 131 Monroe NE
April 20, 2020 Rio Bravo Senior Meal Site 3910 Isleta SW
May 18, 2020 Manzano Mesa Multigenerational Center 501 Elizabeth SE
June 15, 2020 Barelas Senior Center 714 7th SW
July 20, 2020 Los Volcanes Senior Center 6500 Los Volcanes NW
September 21, 2020 Bear Canyon Senior Center 4645 Pitt NE
October 19, 2020 North Domingo Baca Multigenerational Center 7521 Carmel NE
November 16, 2020 North Valley Senior Center 3845 4th NW

Business meetings are held on the third Monday of each month at noon. Changes of time and place are at the discretion of the Council. Call 505-764-6469 for more information.

* Please note that there are no meetings in August or December. 

Upcoming Meeting

Past Meetings 

DSA Advisory Council Schedule of Meetings for 2020