CARR would like to extend our warmest congratulations to our Board of Director's member, Dr. Joaquin Anguera, for his recent appointment by Governor Brown to the California Commission on Aging. CARR has had the privilege of collaborating with Dr. Anguera for the past 7 years and knows firsthand how beneficial Dr. Anguera's experience and perspective will be to California's senior community.
Dr. Anguera, 72, of San Diego, has been a professor at San Diego State University since 1999. He has served in several positions at the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency's Aging and Independence Services from 1974 to 2005, including the position of deputy director.
Anguera serves on a number of boards in his local community, including Elder Law and Advocacy, Independent Transportation Network of Greater San Diego, and CARR. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in human behavior from Alliant International University and a Master of Theology degree from the Catholic University of America. In his role as a commissioner, he will serve alongside 24 other commissioners as a principal advocate in the state for older individuals on issues, legislation, services and programs. More information about the California Commission on Aging may be found here.
Governor's Press Release available here.