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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

 ​​​Trini Garza, Chairman
 
 
Contact:
(214) 597-3620        garzatrini@yahoo.com 

Carmen Arana
District 1
 
Contact: 
 

​Lydia Simpson
District 2
 
Contact:
(214) 351-6035
 
Co-Chair, Age Well, Live Well Dallas  
 

​John Johnson, Vice-Chairman
 
District 3
 
Contact:
(214) 339-5100
 
Chair, Elderly Safety Committee 
 

 

 

 

 

 

Vacant

District 4
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vacant

District 5

 
                 
 
 
 Julia Suarez-Macias
 District 6

 Contact:
 (817) 913-9668               
Cannon Flowers
District 7

 Contact:
(214) 577-7976                cannon.flowers@dallascityhall.com
 
Chair, Communications & Technology Committee 

                 

 

 

 

 

Vacant      

District 8 

 
 
     
 Mary Ann Sparks
District 9
 
Contact:                                                 mary.sparks@dallascityhall.com

   
 Jeri Baker
 District 10
 
 Contact:
 jeri.baker@dallascityhall.com

  Bill Gart
 District 11
 
 Contact:
 
 Chair, Housing Committee 
 

Marlene Cohen
District 12
 
Contact:
214-284-6033
rockroad00@gmail.com
 
Chair, Health Committee 

 

Syl Benenson
District 13
 
Contact:
(214) 794-4454

 Chair, Budget Committee

Sara Wick
District 14
 
Contact:
 
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 Agenda​Minutes
​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​ 

  News Links

Contact Information:

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

Cobbie Ransom III, Office of Senior Affairs Administrator
(214) 670-3627
Cobbie.ransom@dallasityhall.com​​

Myckycle M. Hart, Senior Affairs Commission Liaison
(214) 670-7883
Myckycle.hart@dallascityhall.com