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Human Services Agency of San Francisco
Department of Aging & Adult Services * Department of Human Services

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The Human Services Commission meets every fourth Thursday of the month at 9:30 a.m. in the Ronald H. Born Auditorium at 170 Otis Street, San Francisco. For questions about the Commission, meetings, access, or agenda items, contact Louise Rainey, Commission Secretary, at (415) 557-6431.

Agendas, Minutes and Supporting Documents

Human Services Commissioners

  • Scott Kahn, President
  • James McCray, Jr., Vice President
  • Rita Semel, Member
  • Pablo Stewart, M.D., Member
  • George Yamasaki, Jr., Member
The five Human Services Commission members formulate, evaluate and approve goals, objectives, plans and programs and set policies consistent with the overall objectives of the City.  The Mayor appoints Commission members for overlapping four-year terms. 


Disability Access

The Commission's meeting room, Ronald H. Born Auditorium, on the first floor at 170 Otis Street has accessible seating for persons with disabilities (including those using wheelchairs).  The closest accessible BART Station is at 16th and Mission Streets.  Accessible MUNI Lines are the 14-Mission, 49-Mission/VanNess, and 9-San Bruno.  All the MUNI Metro Lines are accessible.  Accessible curb-side parking has been designated at points on the 100 block of Otis Street. To obtain a disability-related modification or accommodation, including auxiliary aids, services or sign language interpreters to participate in the meeting, please contact the Commission Secretary at 557-6431 at least two business days before the meeting to help insure availability.  In order to assist the City's efforts to accommodate persons with severe allergies, environmental illnesses multiple chemical sensitivity or related disabilities, attendees at public meetings are reminded that other attendees may be sensitive to various chemical-based products.  Please help the City accommodate these individuals.

Translation Services
Interpreters for languages other than English are available on request.  Please contact the Commission office at 557-6431 at least two business days before a meeting.