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Get updates The charge of the Senior Citizens Advisory Committee, as approved by the San Ramon City Council, is as follows:
  • Advise the staff and Parks and Community Services Commission on the delivery  of various senior citizen recreation and community service activities that   provide recreational, social, educational and health services to the San Ramon Senior Center participants.
  • Provide recommendations to the staff and Commission on senior citizen programs and San Ramon Senior Center policies.
  • Appoint appropriate sub-committees as necessary to further the work of the Center's programs and efforts of the Committee.
  • Receive input from the senior citizen community, including input from other individuals and organizations on issues relevant to the senior citizen community.
  • Act as liaison for senior citizen issues to governmental and private organizations.
  • Advocate senior citizen issues within the entire community.
  • Identify problems of service and recommend appropriate solutions.
  • Be a channel of communication between staff, Senior Center participants, and the senior citizen community.
  • Provide feedback to staff on the assessment of current and future needs of the senior citizen community for the purpose of program planning.
  • Minimum age requirement is 55 years. 



Molly Abreu
Term Expires: March 2022
Joan Ernst 
Term Expires: March 2022
Teresa Johnson
Term Expires: March 2021
Susan Chen
Term Expires: March 2021
Wayne Mortensen
Term Expires: March 2022
Ethelyn Ryan
Term Expires: March 2021
Judy Knight
Term Expires: March 2021
Naim Katiby- Alternate #1
Term Expires: March 2022
Joanne Ellgas - Alternate #2
Term Expires - March 2021


Steve Cox - Parks & Community Services Program Supervisor
(925) 973-3207


Public Comment Instructions

On September 14, 2020, the Health Officer of Contra Costa County issued Order No. HO-COVID 19-28 that directed that all individuals living in the county to shelter at their place of residence except that they may leave to provide or receive certain essential services or engage in certain essential activities and work for essential businesses and governmental services.

Under the Governor’s Executive Order N-29-20, meetings may utilize teleconferencing. As a precaution to protect the health and safety of staff, officials, and the general public, Committee members will not be physically in attendance, but will be available via video conference.  There will be no physical location for members of the public to participate in the meeting. We encourage members of the public to shelter in place and access the meeting online using the web-video communication application, Zoom. Zoom participants will have the opportunity to speak during Public Comment. 

This meeting will be conducted on the web-video communication platform, Zoom. In order to view or participate in this meeting, members of the public will need to download Zoom from its website, It is recommended that anyone wishing to participate in the meeting complete the download process before the start of the meeting. 

All public comment is subject to the 3 minute time restriction.

MEETING:  Senior Advisory Committee - Monday, October 5, 2020 at 10:00 AM


1.  Livestream online at:

Webinar ID:  975 0371 0835

2.  For audio access to the meeting by telephone, use the dial-in information below:

 +1 (669)900-6833  

         Webinar ID: 975 0371 0835


1.  Provide live remote public comments:

From a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device.

Webinar ID:  975 0371 0835

To supplement a PC, Mac, tablet or device without audio, please also join by phone: +1 (669)900-6833

To comment by video conference, click the “Raise Your Hand” button or *9 on your telephone to request to speak when Public Comment is being taken on the Agenda item. You will then be unmuted when it is your turn to make your comment for up to 3 minutes. After the allotted time, you will then be re-muted.

2.  Provide public written comments prior to the meeting by email, to

If you are submitting public comment via email, please do so by 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 5, 2020 to Please include “Senior Advisory Committee Public Comment 10/5/2020” in the subject line. In the body of the email please include your name and the item you wish to speak on. Public comments submitted will be read during Public Comment and will be subject to the regular three-minute time restriction.