About Us

Our Mission: Environmental Forum of Marin Promotes a Sustainable World through Environmental Education

Environmental Forum of Marin is dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the environment by educating its Members and the Bay Area residents about environmental issues. The goal of the Environmental Forum is to conduct programs on environmental issues and  provide continuing education for its Members and the public.

Current Leadership:

Board of Directors 2019 – 2020

Environmental Forum of Marin is governed by a member-elected Board of Directors. Each member on the Board serves in a specific capacity. The Board of Directors is elected at the Annual Meeting of the Environmental Forum, which is held in late Spring of each year. The current Board was elected on May 5, 2019, and will serve until the Annual Meeting in 2020. Our Executive Director was hired in June 2016.

(*The year graduated from our Master Class series.)

Executive Director
Kim Rago (*Master Class 38)


Susan Rusche (*Master Class 24)

Vice President of Education
Karen Mendelow Nelson
 (*Master Class 38)
Barbara Ball (*Master Class 45)

Carolyn Losee


Sarah Loughran (*Master Class 43)
Master Class Director
Norma Fragoso (*Master Class 42)
Vice President of Community Programs
Helene Marsh (*Master Class 43)

Off Board Positions

Assistant Communications Director
Kirsten Nolan (*Master Class 45)
Director of Ecology
Terri Thomas (*Master Class 43)
Social Media Coordinator
Tamela Fish (*Master Class 39)
Graphic Design & Website
Gayle Marsh
 (*Master Class 39)

Environmental Forum of Marin is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and a United Way of the Bay Area Certified Agency.

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