Senior Advisory Committee


Chair: Jennifer Laporte
City Liaison: Rachel Beer

Meets: 2nd Thursday of every other month at the Petaluma Senior Center

The Senior Advisory Committee advises the City on issues and programs for seniors and active adults and the operation of senior facilities, including:

  • Identifying areas of interest and need for seniors and active adults in the Petaluma community.
  • Assist in the provision of recreational, social and health related programs for seniors and active adults.
  • Advise the city regarding senior program operations which include recruitment of volunteers and identifying and helping secure funding sources for future programming opportunities.
  • Any other advice deemed necessary by any members of the city council and/or city staff as it pertains to the well-being of seniors and active adults.

The committee has seven members, five of whom must be age 55 or older and two of whom must be at least age 18, appointed by the City Council, serving two-year terms.

Current Agenda (when applicable)


Jennifer Laporte Senior Advisory Committee Member Email
Patricia Souza Senior Advisory Committee Member Email
Sara Avery Senior Advisory Committee Member
Railey Album Senior Advisory Committee Member
Bonnie Koagedal Senior Advisory Committee Member Email
Fred Carroll Senior Advisory Committee Member/Youth Commission Adult Member Email
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