North Marin Community Services Board of Directors’ Diversity Statement

North Marin Community Services (NMCS) embraces diversity in fulfilling all aspects of its mission at all levels. The Board of Directors (the “Board”) aims to be reflective of, and sensitive to, the youth and families NMCS serves. Diversity fosters empathy, builds trust, and bridges differences helping the Board to understand and best support the local community.

Achieving that diversity requires attention to Board culture and composition. [read more in English and Spanish]

Board of Directors

Karen Dillon Gifford – President (Biography)
Marketing and Client Relations Professional

Rick van Adelsberg – Vice President
Retired Principal/Educator

Uday Wagle – Secretary
Retired, Chemical Engineer

Seth Shorett  Treasurer (Biography)
VP, Relationship Credit Manager, Presidio Bank


Nikki Collins, Human Resources Generalist, Marin Community Foundation

Jim Correa, Captain, Novato Police Department  

Jim Duckworth, Real Estate Investor and Asset Manager

Cathy Janigian, Finanical Marketing Communications Professional

Sandra Lara Trejo, Executive Assistant, People & Culture Partner

Alberto Lopez, Purchasing Supervisor, W. Bradley Electric

Rafelina Maglio, VP, Market Manager, Bank of Marin

Issac Munene, Realtor, Coldwell Banker

Karen Robertson Strain, Realtor and Partner, Front Porch Realty

Kate Shilvock, Nonprofit professional