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Meet Our Team

Meet Our Staff

Our small, dedicated staff works tirelessly to support our members and volunteers.

John Power Barbara (BJ) Slater Danielle Farley Matthew Dawe

Meet Our Board

Each member of our board of directors brings his or her unique experiences and passion for our mission to the work of the board.


Cherie Sorokin, President Larry Meredith, Vice President Alan Sankin, Treasurer Gatian Cunningham Judy Denning  
Anthea Dyer
Stan Green Sparkie Steele Gina Tucker-Roghi


Meet Our Founder

Louie Sutro, Founder and President Emerita

Advisory Council
Members of our Advisory Council were instrumental in the founding of Marin Villages. They continue to share their commitment to our mission by serving as ambassadors for the organization and providing wise counsel to the leadership of the organization.

Members of the Advisory Council for 2020 include Dellie Woodring, Chair; Lisa Brinkmann; Lee Follett; Irv Gubman; Trish Hibben; Jane Matthewman; John Pearson; Suzie Pollak; Loulie H. Sutro.

Local Village Steering Committee Chairs
Understanding the unique needs and capabilities of their own communities, Local Villages help strengthen the bonds between members and volunteers in their geographic areas.

Mill Valley: Connie Dubin; Novato: Beth Livoti and Roberta Dixon; Ross Valley: Loulie H. Sutro; San Rafael: Sparkie Spaeth; Tiburon Peninsula: Gatian Cunningham; Twin Cities: Larry Meredith.

Members of the staff, board, advisory council, and the local village steering chairs may be reached by emailing

Biographies of the staff, board, and Founder are linked to their photos above.