Community Action Advisory Board (CAAB)

Board Description
Board Composition:The CAAB is a federally mandated tripartite board comprised of 15 members as follows: Five (5) Representatives of the Low Income Individuals and Families; five (5) Representatives from private groups and organizations with an interest in serving individuals and families living in poverty; five (5) Elected Officials, to include 4 City Councilmembers appointed by the Mayor, and (one) 1 County Commissioner appointed by the County Judge.
Appointed by:Mayor and City Council; County Judge
District; At-Large; Mayoral Appointment:Other
Categories:The CAAB is a federally mandated tripartite board comprised of 15 members as follows: • (5) Representatives of the Low Income Individuals and Families • (5) Representatives of Organizations • (5) Elected Officials to include 4 City Council Members appointed by the Mayor, and 1 County Commissioner appointed by the County Judge.
Mission/Purpose:The Community Action Advisory Board (CAAB) serve in an advisory capacity to assist the City Council in its role as the governing body for the Bexar County Community Action Agency (CAA). The CAAB advises the Department of Human Services (DHS) and City Council on the needs, concerns, and goals of low-income persons; recommends policies; and advises on the allocation of federal Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) funds. CAAB provides advisory to DHS Head Start, Training for Job Success Program, Financial Empowerment Centers, Emergency Assistance & Ameri-Corps Vista. The CAAB acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council on the operation of the Community Action Program (CAP), and oversees the extent and quality of services for low income individuals and families. DHS has operated the Community Action Program (CAP) since 1979 and is the designated Community Action Agency and CSBG eligible entity for Bexar County.
Meeting Schedule & Location:CAAB meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of every month from 3:30-5:30 pm at The Head Start Building located at 1227 Brady Blvd., San Antonio, Texas 78207
Website Information:SanAntonio.gov/humanservices/adult/boardcommission
Ordinance/Articles of Incorporation/By Laws:96746
97500


Liaison: Minerva Hernandez - (210) 207-5917

NameDistrictAppointed DateDate Expires
Mr. Demetric Byrd Other01/01/202012/31/2023
Councilmember Jalen McKee-Rodriguez Mayoral08/10/202305/31/2025
Councilmember Phyllis Viagran Mayoral01/01/202305/31/2025
Councilmember Teri Castillo Mayoral08/05/202105/31/2025
Councilmember Sukh Kaur Mayoral08/10/202305/31/2025
Commissioner Rebeca Clay-Flores Other01/01/202112/31/2024
Mr. Abdon Garza Other01/01/202012/31/2023
Rev. Victor Roberto Martinez Other02/13/202012/31/2023
Mr. Antonio Martinez Jr.Other01/01/202312/31/2023
Ms. Monique Shaton Robinson Other01/01/202312/31/2023
Emma Santa Maria, PhD Other01/01/202012/31/2023
Ms. Kelly Trevino Other01/01/202312/31/2023
Vacancy Other  12/21/2022
Vacancy Other  12/31/2022
Vacancy Other  12/31/2019

Total Members for Community Action Advisory Board (CAAB): 15 City of San Antonio - Agenda Details Printable Version