MISSION STATEMENT

Improve the quality of life and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) residents of San Mateo County.

MEETINGS & Location

First Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM
 
455 County Center, Redwood City in room 101 (1st floor)
 

MEMBER ROSTER

Name Title City Appointment Date Term Expiration
VACANT Commissioner     6/30/17
Andres Camarillo Commissioner East Palo Alto 9/06/14 6/30/19
Craig Wiesner Commissioner Daly City 11/03/15 6/30/19
Gabriel Garcia Commissioner Portola Valley 9/09/14 6/30/20
Stan Kiino Commissioner San Mateo 9/09/14 6/30/20
VACANT Commissioner     6/30/19
Kristina Perez Commissioner San Bruno 9/05/14 6/30/18
Lynn Schuette Commissioner Pacifica 9/09/14 6/30/20
VACANT Commissioner     6/30/17
Jennifer Walter Commissioner Half Moon Bay 9/09/14 6/30/19
Aidan O'Connor Youth La Honda 9/05/16 6/30/18

 

MEMBERSHIP

Eleven members.

TERM

For the initial appointment of members, six members shall be appointed to serve three year terms and five members shall be appointed to serve two year terms. Thereafter, each of the terms shall be three year terms.

DUTIES

Advise the Board of Supervisors as to the promotion of programs that foster the well-being and civic participation of LGBTQ individuals in San Mateo County; The provision of outreach and support to at-risk and underserved LGBTQ populations within San Mateo County, including youth, communities of color, non-English speakers, older adults, and immigrants; the promotion of transgender inclusion among private and public entities in San Mateo County including access to health care and to gendered spaces such as bathrooms and shelters; the development of initiatives to support LGBTQ families with children in San Mateo County; the provision of a public forum for input from the LGBTQ community to identify unmet needs; Report and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors regarding policies, programs, procedures and legislation affecting LGBTQ individuals.

APPOINTING AUTHORITY

Board of Supervisors

COMPENSATION

None

COUNSEL

Judith A. Holiber, Deputy County Counsel
Office of the County Counsel
400 County Center, 6th Floor
Redwood City, CA 94063
 

AUTHORITY

Resolution No. 73198; Resolution No. 73363, adopted September 9, 2014.

PUBLICATIONS