Meet Our Staff & Board


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Marin CIL Staff

Aging & Disability Resource Connection

Julia Hales One Door/ADRC Administrator Armin Damani Transitions Navigator Mara Mkhitaryan ADRC Short-Term Service Navigator Maurice Pollard Information & Assistance Navigator Jared Stewart ADRC Short-Term Service Navigator

Caregiver Registry

Mary Botelle Registry Manager Debra Howell Registry Coordinator

Independent Living Advocacy

Henry LaRoche Independent Living Advocate M. Kelly Tyler Independent Living Advocate

Community Care Navigation

Anna Khachatryan Community Care Administrator Priscilla Jimenez Community Care Navigator Julio Rebollar Community Care Navigator

Assistive Technology

Tonique McNair Assistive Technology Advocate

Community Resiliency

Chris Saroch Community Resiliency Navigator

Administration & Operations

Eli Gelardin Chief Executive Officer Susan Malardino Deputy Director Christopher Kahl Director of Development & Marketing Maryam Zavieh Administrative Associate

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Susan Malardino


Deputy Director

His professional career began when he was appointed as a Deputy Legislative Counsel for the Legislative Counsel Bureau, the non-partisan bureau that functions as the attorneys for Members of the California State Assembly and California Senate and was responsible for drafting bills, amendments, and legal opinions. During his 10-year tenure, he specialized in Local Government, Education, Higher Education, Criminal Law, and Civil Procedure. In 1990, he joined the Office of Assemblywoman Lucille Roybal-Allard as her Principal Consultant and Chief of Staff and joined her in Washington D.C. for five years as her Chief of Staff following her election to the United States House of Representatives.

Upon his return to California, he joined the Office of Robert M. Hertzberg as his State Capitol Director during the period when he was the Chair of the Assembly Rules Committee and the Speaker of the Assembly.

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Susan Malardino


Deputy Director

His professional career began when he was appointed as a Deputy Legislative Counsel for the Legislative Counsel Bureau, the non-partisan bureau that functions as the attorneys for Members of the California State Assembly and California Senate and was responsible for drafting bills, amendments, and legal opinions. During his 10-year tenure, he specialized in Local Government, Education, Higher Education, Criminal Law, and Civil Procedure. In 1990, he joined the Office of Assemblywoman Lucille Roybal-Allard as her Principal Consultant and Chief of Staff and joined her in Washington D.C. for five years as her Chief of Staff following her election to the United States House of Representatives.

Upon his return to California, he joined the Office of Robert M. Hertzberg as his State Capitol Director during the period when he was the Chair of the Assembly Rules Committee and the Speaker of the Assembly.

Photo of staff placeholder.

Susan Malardino


Deputy Director

His professional career began when he was appointed as a Deputy Legislative Counsel for the Legislative Counsel Bureau, the non-partisan bureau that functions as the attorneys for Members of the California State Assembly and California Senate and was responsible for drafting bills, amendments, and legal opinions. During his 10-year tenure, he specialized in Local Government, Education, Higher Education, Criminal Law, and Civil Procedure. In 1990, he joined the Office of Assemblywoman Lucille Roybal-Allard as her Principal Consultant and Chief of Staff and joined her in Washington D.C. for five years as her Chief of Staff following her election to the United States House of Representatives.

Upon his return to California, he joined the Office of Robert M. Hertzberg as his State Capitol Director during the period when he was the Chair of the Assembly Rules Committee and the Speaker of the Assembly.

Board of Directors


Chairperson

Lee Uniacke

Vice Chairperson

Katheryn Horton

Secretary

Nikki Cavalier

Treasurer

Jack Schmitz

Members-At-Large

Laney Davidson
Debbie Levy
Marty Rubino
Dario Santiago
Bob Sonneburg
Ruth Vosmek