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Human Services Advisory Commission
  • Second Tuesday of each month*
  • 6:30 p.m.*
  • Rockville City Hall
    111 Maryland Avenue
    Rockville, MD 20850

          * Time and day are subject to change. Please contact the staff liaison with questions.

Agendas and Minutes
Minutes are available after Commission decisions are finalized.
View Agendas and Minutes

    • Ciriaco Q. Gonzales, Chairperson
      At-Large Representative

      Term Expires: June 1, 2020
    • Arlene Joyce Lipman
      Consumer Representative
      Term Expires: January 1, 2019
    • Debbie Moore
      Consumer Representative
      Term Expires: September 1, 2018
    • Jennifer Lafferty
      At-Large Representative
      Term Expires: November 1, 2020

    • Eric (Kuohwa) Wang
      At-Large Representative

      Term Expires: September 1, 2018
    • Nancy Sushinsky 
      Caregiver Representative 
      Term Expires: June 1, 2019
    • Laurie Gira
              Caregiver Representative
              Term Expires: July 1, 2020
    • Joel Nantais
              At-Large Representative 
              Term Expires: February 1, 2020


    About the Commission

    This Commission provides advice and guidance to the Mayor and Council on human service needs in Rockville and how best to address them. The Commission monitors changes in human needs in the city, assists the mayor and Council in deciding appropriate City roles and priorities concerning human services, and participates in oversight and evaluation to ensure accountability and cost-effectiveness of City and outside providers of human services. The Mayor and Council may also ask the Commission to study specific human service-related problems and complaints that have been brought to their attention.

    Membership Criteria and Terms
    The Commission is composed of eleven individuals representing social service consumers, service providers and residents of the Rockville community. Members serve overlapping three year terms. Six members are at-large representatives, two members are consumers, and three members are caregivers.

    Staff Liaison
    Carlos Aparicio | Email
    Community Services Division
    111 Maryland Avenue
    Rockville, MD 20850
    Ph: 240-314-8303