The Marin Commission on Aging acts as an advocacy group for the interests and needs of the county’s older population, and serves as an advisory council to the County Board of Supervisors. The 23–member commission is comprised of representatives from towns, cities and unincorporated areas of the county.
Purpose / Duties: The Marin County Commission on Aging is a federally mandated advisory council. The mission of the Commission is to promote the dignity, independence and quality of life of older persons through advocacy, information, programs and services.
Qualifications: According to the Older Americans Act, membership shall be composed of: (a) a majority of persons 60 years or older; (b) service providers; (c) members who reflect the geographic, racial, economic, and social complexion of the area they represent; and (d) at least one member who represents the interests of the disabled.