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File #: 20-454    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Memo Status: Passed
File created: 6/3/2020 Departments: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DISTRICT 4
On agenda: 6/30/2020 Final action: 6/30/2020
Title: Recommendation for reappointments to the Commission on Aging, each for a term ending June 30, 2023: A) Walter Batera, for a third term; and B) Scott McMullin, for a third term; and C) Christina Dimas-Kahn, for a third term; and D) Cherie Querol-Moreno, for a third term; and E) Jean Hastie, for a first full term; and F) Marita Leth, for a first full term.
Sponsors: Warren Slocum
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Supervisor Warren Slocum, District 4
Subject: Reappointments to the Commission on Aging

RECOMMENDATION:
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Recommendation for reappointments to the Commission on Aging, each for a term ending June 30, 2023:

A) Walter Batera, for a third term; and

B) Scott McMullin, for a third term; and

C) Christina Dimas-Kahn, for a third term; and

D) Cherie Querol-Moreno, for a third term; and

E) Jean Hastie, for a first full term; and

F) Marita Leth, for a first full term.

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BACKGROUND:
The mission of the San Mateo County Commission on Aging (CoA) is to improve the quality of life for seniors in San Mateo County through the promotion of independence, self-sufficiency, mental and physical health, as well as community involvement.

DISCUSSION:
Walter Batara and Scott McMullin have each served on the Commission since July 2014 and are being recommended to serve their third terms.

Commissioner Batara is a resident of Daly City and has actively led efforts in the North County to improve the lives of all persons, especially older adults. In addition to serving on the Commission he devotes his life to volunteer work through his associations with the Pilipino Bayanihan Resource Center, Our Lady of Mercy Knights of Columbus Council, the Daly City Lions Club, and many others.

Commissioner McMullin most recently served as Chair of the CoA. Under his leadership, the Commission has continued to identify and address the needs of older adults and people with disabilities living in the County. In addition to his work on the Commission, he is co-founder of Sequoia Villages whose mission is to help seniors age safely and comfortably at home. The Villages model is based on identifying and placing volunteers to support the needs of older adults living independently and he continues to advocate and assist the expansion of this model in other parts of the ...

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