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Meet Our Staff & Board


Everybody on our staff is ready to assist you with your needs and concerns. We're open from 9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. Visit our Contact Us page to send us an email or call us for more assistance

Marin CIL Staff

Aging & Disability Resource Connection

Julia Hales ADRC Service Coordinator Ellie Agustin ADRC Navigator Maurice Pollard Information & Assistance Navigator

Assistive Technology

Tonique McNair Assistive Technology Advocate

Caregiver Registry

Mary Botelle Registry Manager Debra Howell Registry Coordinator

Independent Living Advocacy

Renee Pollard Independent Living Advocate Kelly Tyler Independent Living Advocate

Community Care Navigation

Anna Khachatryan Community Care Navigator

Systems Change Advocacy

Peter Mendoza Director of Advocacy and Special Projects

Fund Development

Kathleen Woodcock Director of Community Resources

Administration & Operations

Maryam Zavieh Administrative Associate Susan Malardino Deputy Director Eli Gelardin Executive Director

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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.

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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.

Board of Directors & Auxiliary Board


Chairperson

Cory Modersohn

Vice Chairperson

Dawn Weathersby

Secretary

Rich Cairns

Treasurer

Linda Lippstreu

Members-At-Large

Katheryn Horton
Marty Rubino
Jack Schmitz
Lee Uniacke

Auxiliary Board

Isobel Wiener
Deborah McDaniels
Linda Lippstreu
Shannon Norby
Janice Schneider
Wendy Tonkin
Maya Cresalia
Judy Georgiou
Kimmie Tyning
Rosie Feeney

Dawn Weathersby
Tracey Raymond
Ann Roggenbuck
Niki Perotti
Saskia Russell
Kristi Heikkinen
Patti Hickle
Janet Bosnich
Amanda LaRocca
Lisa Lechner