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In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Advisory Committee

Legal Authority: Mandated by Assembly Bill 1682, Chaptered July 1999, Welfare and Institutions Code section 12301.3 was amended to require the appointment of an advisory committee prior to January 1, 2003. The Board of Supervisors established the Advisory Committee by minute order of January 25, 2000.
Membership Qualifications: The Advisory Committee is made up of 11 voting members appointed by the Board of Supervisors. These members consist of six (6) consumers, one (1) appointed by each member of the Board of Supervisors and one (1) at large; one (1) member from the Commission on Aging; one (1) member from the County Administrative Office; two (2) Individual Providers; and one (1) member from the private sector of the Home Care Industry. One (1) non-voting member, the Director of the Aging and Adult Services Department, will serve as Secretary for the Committee.
Term: General members shall serve two-year terms. The non-voting member shall serve for tenure of office.
Duties: The long term goal of the Committee is to advise the Kern County Board of Supervisors, Aging and Adult Services Department and the Individual Provider Employer of Record on matters regarding the In-Home Supportive Services program.
Meeting Place and Time: Aging and Adult Services Department
Golden Generation Room
5357 Truxtun Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93309
3rd Thursday of alternating months at 1:00 p.m., unless changed by a vote of the Committee
Meeting Schedule/Agenda/Minutes
Compensation: Advisory Committee members shall serve without compensation, however, General Members shall be reimbursed their actual and necessary expenses incurred while performing their official duties.
Ethics Training: Pursuant to State law, on or after January 1, 2006, any person newly appointed shall successfully complete a course in ethics training approved by the Fair Political Practices Commission and Attorney General. Each member is required to complete this training every two years.
Contact: Lito Morillo, Director
Aging and Adult Services
5353 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 868-1052
  No Oath or Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700) Required
Members When Appointed Appointed By Whom Term Expires
Commission on Aging
Aaron Clemon Flucker 4/25/2006 Board of Supervisors 6/30/2020
Vacant n/a Supervisorial District 1 6/30/2018
NickoleRenee Mensch 1/29/2008 Supervisorial District 2 6/30/2020
Vacant n/a Supervisorial District 3 6/30/2019
Harvey Allen Clowers 12/16/2014 Supervisorial District 4 6/30/2020
Vacant n/a Supervisorial District 5 6/30/2019
Vacant n/a Board of Supervisors 6/30/2019
Private Industry Representatives
Ms. Robin Freeman 10/13/2015 Board of Supervisors 6/30/2019
Care Providers
Evelyn Lopez 9/11/2012 Board of Supervisors 6/30/2019
Kaye Davis 10/16/2018 Board of Supervisors 6/30/2020
County Administrative Office
Alex Alva n/a County Administrative Office 6/30/2020