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​Senior Affairs Commission (SAC)

The Senior Affairs Commission is a 15-member advisory board appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The functions of the Commission are​ to:​

  • Recommend the role of the City and the Commission in ensuring the provision of services to the elderly;​
  • Advise the City Council as requested on elderly issues;
  • Provide access for citizens' comments on elderly issues
  • Assist the City in the identification of programs for the elderly that are needed in the community; and
  • ​Perform other duties assigned by the City Council

The Commission holds regular meetings and committee meetings each month, with the exception of July. Much of the Commission's work is accomplished through the following SAC Committees: Elderly Safety, Budget, Communication & Technology, Housing, Health and Transportation.

Senior Affairs Commission Members

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Sharyn Fein, Chairman

Carmen Arana
District 1

​Lydia Simpson
District 2
(214) 351-6035
Co-Chair, Age Well, Live Well Dallas  
​John Johnson, Vice-Chairman
District 3
(214) 339-5100
Chair, Elderly Safety Committee 

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Myrtis Evans

District 4



Carl Raines

District 5


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Jearldine McDaniel
 District 6


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Deloris J. King
District 7




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District 8              

 Mary Ann Sparks
District 9

 Jeri Baker
 District 10

  Bill Gart
 District 11
 Chair, Housing Committee 

Marlene Cohen
District 12
Chair, Health Committee 


Syl Benenson
District 13
(214) 794-4454

 Chair, Budget Committee

Sara Wick
District 14
AARP Age Friendly Communities Liaison

Senior Affairs Commission Meeting Agendas and Minutes

​January 11,​ 2016​​​​SAC Agenda​​Minutes​​​January 9, 2017SAC AgendaMinutes
​February 8, 2016​​SAC Agenda Minutes​February 13, 2017SAC AgendaMinutes
​​March 21, 2016 SAC Agenda Minutes​March 20, 2017SAC Agenda​Minutes
​April 18, 2016​​SAC Agenda ​​​Minutes​April 17, 2017SAC AgendaMinutes
​May 16, 2016 SAC Agenda ​Minutes​May 15, 2017SAC Agenda​Minutes
​June 20, 2016SAC Agenda Minutes​June 26, 2017SAC AgendaMinutes
​July 2016 – No Meeting​July 2017 - No  Meeting
​August 15, 2016SAC Agenda ​Minutes​August 21, 2017SAC Agenda Minutes
​September 19, 2016SAC Agenda​Minutes​September 18, 2017SAC Agenda​Minutes
​October 17, 2016SAC Agenda​Minutes​October 16, 2017​SAC AgendaMinutes
​November 21, 2016SAC AgendaMinutes​November 20, 2017SAC Agenda​Minutes
​​December 19, 2016​    CANCELED​SAC AgendaMinutes​December 18, 2017​SAC Agenda​Minutes


SNAPSHOT: Senior Stats


Office of Senior Affairs​ 

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Contact Information:

Office of Senior Affairs
1500 Marilla, Room 6DN
Dallas, TX 75201​

Cobbie Ransom III, Office of Senior Affairs Administrator
(214) 670-3627​​

Myckycle M. Hart, Senior Affairs Commission Liaison
(214) 670-7883