Human Services Advisory 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.

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.

Human Services Advisory Commission
Frederika Granger
111 Maryland Ave.
Rockville, MD 20850
Second Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.


NameTerm Expiration
Wanneh DixonJuly 1, 2023
Kelly Williams El'AminApril 1, 2024
Henry ElowitchSeptember 1, 2024
Stacey Gold
July 1, 2023
Wesley Hicken

Lauren Lehman
April 1, 2024

July 1, 2024

Deborah Moore
September 1, 2024
Amanda Schwartz
November 1, 2023
 Nancy Sushinsky
February 1, 2023
 Leon Suskin
September 1, 2024
Anne Wallerstedt
April 1, 2024

Survey of the Wellbeing and Needs of the Rockville Community

Sponsored by the Human Rights and the Human Services Advisory Commission, the purpose of the survey is to gather data and solicit feedback from Rockville residents concerning matters of social justice, racism, bias and wellness in the Rockville community during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The survey will be translated online and on paper in five languages: Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Vietnamese and Korean.  It can be taken anonymously and will be open for at least 60 days.  

For a paper version, call 240-314-8300.  For Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) modifications, please contact the ADA coordinator at 240-314-8108, or Relay 711.

Take the Survey