Speaker Date Topic
Keith Frazier, owner of Loch Lomond Bait Shop Feb 06, 2023
50 years of Fish Tales
50 years of Fish Tales

Keith Fraser, the author of his self-proclaimed, ‘Best-ever’ sturgeon book,

Oak Dowling Feb 13, 2023
Federal Grand Jury System and Procedure
Federal Grand Jury System and Procedure

Oak Dowling, JD, is a retired attorney with 43 years of practice, including 31 years in San Rafael. He's a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison Law School and a native of Chicago. He has lived in Marin County for over 47 years and for over 25 years he was a part-time Instructor of Law at College of Marin.

NO MEETING - President's Day Feb 20, 2023
Eddy Cumins, General Manager of SMART Feb 27, 2023
Update on SMART Train & new transit center
Update on SMART Train & new transit center

Since 2021, Mr Cumins, General Manager, oversees all aspects of SMART’s Administration & Operations

Dr. Matt Willis, Marin County Public Health Office Mar 20, 2023
The Opioid Epidemic
The Opioid Epidemic

A Marin native, Dr. Matt Willis has been the County’s Public Health Officer since 2013 and lives in San Anselmo with his wife and three children. Dr Willis calls on experience as a physician, an epidemiologist, and a member of this community to guide public health strategy for Marin. 

Maribeth Bushey, San Rafael Councilmember #3 Apr 03, 2023
Update on the City of San Rafael
Update on the City of San Rafael

Since 2013, Maribeth has served on the San Rafael City Council. Professionally, Maribeth practiced public utility law for 7 years before accepting a California Public Utilities Commission Administrative Law Judge appointment, where she has developed expertise in mediation.

Andy Naja-Riese, CEO of the Agricultural Institute Apr 10, 2023
Overview of Agricultural Institute of Marin (AIM)
Overview of Agricultural Institute of Marin (AIM)

Andy is CEO of the Agricultural Institute of Marin (AIM), a local non-profit that works to educate, inspire, and connect communities, responsible farmers, and producers as part of a healthy, earth-friendly, equitable local and regional food system. AIM serves 400+ farmers, food purveyors, and artisans from 40+ California counties who participate in AIM’s nine Certified Farmers Markets across the Bay Area, including our flagship markets at the Marin Civic Center. Andy shares his vision for building a new food landmark: the Center for Food and Agriculture, a world-class, zero-waste gathering space that takes us on a journey from healthy soils to healthy foods to healthy communities. Andy has worked in federal, state, and local anti-hunger, public health, and food systems work for over 15 years. Andy is currently the Co-Chair of the Marin Healthy Eating Active Living Collaborative and serves on the Steering Committees of the Marin Carbon Project and Marin Community Healthy Improvement Project. He lives in San Rafael’s Sun Valley neighborhood and previously served on the Citizens Advisory Committee for Economic Development and Affordable Housing.