Member Agencies
Governing Board Members
Tiburon Fire Protection District
Richard Pearce, President
City of Mill Valley
Todd Cusimano, Vice President
City of Belvedere
Robert Zadnik
Town of Corte Madera
Adam Wolff
Town of Fairfax
Rico Tabaranza
City of Larkspur
Shannon O’Hare
City of Novato
Susan Wernick
Town of Ross
Tom Gaffney
Town of San Anselmo
Steve Burdo
City of San Rafael
David Spiller
City of Sausalito
Stacie Gregory
Town of Tiburon
Michelle Jean
County of Marin
Dan Eilerman
Bolinas Fire Protection District
George Krakauer
Inverness Public Utility District
James Fox
Kentfield Fire Protection District
Mark Pomi
Marin Community College District
Greg Nelson
Marin Transit
Nancy Whelan
Marin Municipal Water District
Ben Horenstein
Marinwood Community Services District
Eric Dreikosen
Novato Fire Protection District
Lj Silverman
Ross Valley Fire Department
Tim Grasser
Southern Marin Fire Protection District
Cathryn Hilliard
Stinson Beach Fire Protection District
Jesse Peri
Central Marin Police Authority
Michael Norton
* Legend
CM City Manager
CA County Administrator
FC/BC Fire Chief/Battalion Chief
GM General Manager
PC Police Chief/Police Captain
PM Public Member
D Policy & Legal/Programs Director
CC/BM City Council/Board Member
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Governing Board Members
Contact Information
c/o Town of Corte Madera
240 Tamal Vista Boulevard, Suite 110
PO Box 159
Corte Madera, CA 94925
Phone: (415) 927-5050

Terms of Office:
The Appointing Body of the Member Agency determines the term of the appointment of each member of the Governing Board.

Compensation: None

Reimbursement: None

Biographies: See Member Agencies Websites
Due to the size of the Governing Board and number of turnovers, continuous maintenance of biographies would be overly burdensome and costly for MERA.

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Administrative Officials
MERA has no employees. MERA contracts for the following part-time positions:

Heather Tannehill-Plamondon, Executive Officer
Maura Griffin, Administrative Assistant, Next Gen System Project
Todd Williams, MERA Operations Officer
      Telecommunications Manager — Dept. of Public Works, County of Marin

Contact Information
PO Box 159
Corte Madera, CA 94976-0159
Phone: 650.269.9490

Contract hourly rate established annually by Governing Board

Benefits: None

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Executive Board
Effective June 20, 2012 the MERA Board of Directors adopted a new governance structure, which includes an Executive Board consisting of 9 members. For more information, please reference “ORGANIZATION”.

Todd Cuisimano, Chair
City of Mill Valley, City Manager
Representing Southern Marin Cities/Towns
Belvedere, Mill Valley, Sausalito and Tiburon

Jamie Scardina, Vice Chair
County of Marin, Sheriff

Dan Eilerman
County of Marin, Assistant County Administrator

Darin White
City of San Rafael, Fire Chief

Matt McCaffrey
City of Novato, Police Chief

Richard Pearce
Tiburon Fire Protection District, Fire Chief
Representing Fire Services

Michael Norton
Central Marin Police Authority, Police Chief
Representing Police Departments

Adam Wolfe
Town of Corte Madera, Town Manager
Representing Ross Valley Cities/Towns
Corte Madera, Fairfax, Larkspur, Ross and San Anselmo

Don Wick
Marin Municipal Water District
Chief Ranger – Watershed Protection
Representing Special Districts
Inverness Public Utilities District, Marin Community College District,
Marin Municipal Water District, Marin Transit, and
Marinwood Community Services District

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Finance Committee
Dan Eilerman, County, Chair (Executive Board Member)
County of Marin, Assistant County Administrator

Tom Gaffney, Vice Chair (Governing Board Member)
Town of Ross

Eric Dreikosen (Governing Board Member)
Marinwood Community Services District, District Manager

Jamie Scardina (Executive Board Member)
County of Marin, Sheriff

Todd Cusimano (Executive Board Member)
City of Mill Valley, City Manager

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Measure A Citizens Oversight Committee (COC)
COM Supervisorial District Member Term
District #1 Elizabeth Greenberg 5/13/19 -5/13/23
District #2 Vacant 5/13/19 -5/13/23
District #3 Mordechai Winter 5/13/21 -5/13/25
District #4 Larry Luckham 5/13/21 -5/13/25
District #5 Paul Herrerias 5/13/19 -5/13/23
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