Board Members

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Board Members

There is a publicly elected Board of Directors consisting of five members serving four-year terms. The Board of Directors serve without compensation. While the directors could receive pay for the work they do, over the years they have rejected that idea. In order to broaden the base of local government, the Board has appointed a Fire Commission and a Parks and Recreation Commission. Members of the Commissions are appointed for two-year terms by the CSD Board.

Leah Green, President

I have been a resident of Marinwood since 2005. I served on the Park and Rec Commission from 2006-2009 and my first term on the CSD board from 2009-2013. I am a business owner and proud mother of 2 amazing young leaders, one in 4th grade at Mary Silveira and the other in pre-school.

I earned a Bachelor's degree from UCLA in poetry and an MBA from the University of San Francisco in management. Service work has always been a passion, starting with student council in high school, the Peace Corps after college, and now here, in this community we are all blessed to share and call home. 

Where business and service intersect: what are ways of improving the long-term fiscal health of the district without cutting services? I am well versed on the current issues facing our community and have an excellent working relationship with all parties involved. My goal is to share my business experience and insights with the community and at the same time learn ways to improve how I run my business. 

Phone: 415-492-1200

Board Term: Dec. 2015-Nov. 2020

Jeff Naylor

Before my family made Marinwood our home in 1985 I had a history of participation in athletics and student government both in high school and college.  Like many others who have served the community I began volunteering for my children’s sports activities and then was drawn to community service as a fire commissioner.  I stood for election to the District Board in 2015 with the idea of leveraging the lessons of teamwork gained from sports and the knowledge from serving the District since 1996 to apply to the challenges our community faces.  

Phone: 415-479-6317

Board Term: Dec. 2015-Nov. 2020

Izabela Perry

I have been the Chair of Marinwood Community Services District Park and Recreation Commission since January 2013.  I am an involved parent in Dixie Elementary and served three years on the Advisory Board at Oakview Nursery School.  I am a mother of two children and moved with my husband to California in 2007, having previously lived in Germany and New York City. Born in Poland, I became a US citizen in 2001. 

I earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from City University of New York, and a Master of Public Administration degree from New York University. I worked at Lehman Brothers as Operations Analyst, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital as Administrative Resident, New York University as Lecturer, NYU School of Medicine as Division Administrator and Century 21 Marin Alliance as Associate Broker.

I am dedicated to my community and would like to contribute to successful operations of the Marinwood CSD as a Board Member.

Phone: 415-637-7896

Board Term: Dec. 2015-Nov. 2020

Irving Schwartz

I have been a resident of  Marinwood since 1966 and got involved in community activities almost immediately.  I became a Marinwood Volunteer Firefighter in 1966 and retired a little over twenty six years later as Assistant Chief. I was appointed to the Marinwood Parks and Recreation Commission in the late 1960s serving over ten years, including a number of years as Chairman.  I was formerly appointed to the CSD Board of Directors from 1993 to 1995. I was appointed to the Marinwood Fire Commission in January, 2016, serving as Vice Chair.

I have served as Cubmaster and Scoutmaster of Marinwood’s Pack 64 and Troop 64 respectively.  I have been active in the Marin Council Boy Scouts of America and am currently a member of their Executive Board and a Past President.  I am also a member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Terra Linda.  I have been a Rotarian for over thirty-five years.

I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from San Jose State University and am President of ILS Associates, Inc., a Civil Engineering and Land Surveying firm located in Ignacio (Novato) which I founded in 1981.

I live with my wife Idajean Kaplan in Lucas Valley Estates.

Phone:  415-491-1972

Board Term: Dec. 2016-Nov. 2018 (appointed to vacated term)

William Shea

I was born and raised in the Sunset District of San Francisco.  As a youth, my family would drive north to Marin to escape the hustle and bustle of the “city” life. When I came into my own, I decided to buy property in Marin for these same reasons. In 1996, my wife, Gabriela and I bought a home in Marinwood. We chose this neighborhood because of its beautiful open spaces and the excellent public schools. Our children are now 15 and 18 years old and have both graduated from the Dixie School District. As their parents, we have enjoyed contributing many hours volunteering to ensure the quality of their education and we have had the pleasure of working alongside many other dedicated parents. We have also had the opportunity to meet so many of the wonderful people in our neighborhood through our children’s sports and a number of community events sponsored by our fire fighters, the CSD and Kelly’s Wishes Foundation. I began my service to the CSD as a volunteer for a special finance committee; I am now honored to continue my service as an elected director for my beloved community.

Phone: 415-472-4880

Board Term: Dec. 2013-Nov. 2018

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