This collection of high level representatives from key organizations have come together and committed themselves, and their organizations, to the principles that drive the partnership and to its vision of education excellence for all of Marin’s children by 2028.

Executive Committee

David Wain Coon, President, College of Marin

Kim Mazzuca, President, 10,000 Degrees

Jim Hogeboom, Superintendent, Novato Unified School District

Michael Watenpaugh, Superintendent, San Rafael City Schools District 

Valerie Pitts, Superintendent, Southern Marin K-8 Districts

Omar Carrera, Executive Director, Canal Alliance

Jon Marker, Executive Director, Youth Leadership Institute

Alec Lee, Executive Director, Aim High

Laura Cox, Executive Director, Bridge the Gap

Bob Lenz, Executive Director, Buck Institute for Education

Omar Carrera, Executive Director, Canal Alliance

Kristen Brock, Community Action Marin

Elizabeth Rood, Director, Center for Childhood Creativity, Bay Area Discovery Museum

Hanna Rodriguez-Farrar, Senior Assistant to the President, Dominican University of California

JuanCarlos Arauz, Executive Director, Education, Excellence, Equity (E3)

Bettie Hodges, Executive Director, The Hannah Project

Lorenzo Cordova, Aide for Supervisor Dennis Rodoni

Aideen Gaidmore, Executive Director, Marin Child Care Council

Marin Community Foundation (MCF)

Sara Jones, Director, Marin County Free Library

Heather Ravani, Director, Marin County Health & Human Services

Ken Lippi, Assistant Superintendent, Marin County Office of Education

Josh Barrow, Project Manager, Marin City Community Services District

Debbie Butler & Maika Llorens Gulati, Trustees, Marin County School Boards Association (MCSBA)

Bob Rosenberg, Board Chair, Marin County School Volunteers

Lewis Jordan, Executive Director, Marin Housing Authority

Rabbi Susan Leider, Executive Director, Marin Interfaith Council

Anna Eng, Lead Organizer, Marin Organizing Committee

Cheryl Paddack, Executive Director, Novato Youth Center

Mildred Gains, Executive Director, Parent Institute for Quality Education

Balandra Fregoso, Program Director, Parent Services Project

Dave Cort, Executive Director, San Geronimo Valley Community Center

William McCoy, Superintendent, Sausalito/Marin City School District

Susan Mathews, SchoolsRule

Bob Raines, Superintendent, Shoreline Unified School District

David Yoshihara, Superintendent, Tamalpais Union HS District

Jon Marker, Executive Director, Youth Leadership Institute


October 19, 2016 Partnership Council Meeting at Hall Middle School in Larkspur

July 20, 2016 Partnership Council Meeting & End of Year Reception at the College of Marin