ABOUT OUR COMMITTEE MEMBERS

BELVEDERE
 
Afsaneh Zolfaghari grew up in Marin and now lives in Belvedere with her husband and three young children. Before becoming a mother, Afsaneh worked in the field of global public health and development. She enjoys being active in her community and volunteering at her children's schools and other local organizations.
 
Peyton Stein is a Belvedere resident who has lived on the Tiburon Peninsula and been involved in community service for over 40 years. She served on the Joint Recreation Committee for a few years in the 1980s and has had a lifelong interest in community resources and events. Peyton is a corporate recruiter, specializing in technology start-up companies. She is also involved in her family business, PeytonDigital, a lead generation service.
 
Bob McCaskill has served on the board of the recreation district since 1993. He is currently a member of the Belvedere City Council and is a former mayor of Belvedere. Bob is a retired CPA and serves on the board of the Episcopal Diocese of California, Marin Clean Energy, and various other non-profit organizations.
 
TIBURON
 
Jerry Riessen is the President of OLS Energy which developed various energy efficient power plants for State of California facilities, including UC Berkeley. He is also the President of Tabletop Energy, a developer of algae derived bio-fuels. Jerry received his BS from Northwestern University and his MS Astrophysics from the University of Michigan.
 
Jane Jacobs has lived in Tiburon for over 25 years and her interest with The Ranch began with her participation in several classes and events. She has been on the committee since 2008, supporting the growth and health of the "joint recreation" program and the building of the new facility at Dairy Knoll. Jane is a Montessori teaching consultant and a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, she also volunteers in several community non-profits.
 
Jim Fraser has been Tiburon’s council representative on The Ranch’s board since 2010. He currently serves as Tiburon’s Vice Mayor, and was Mayor of Tiburon in 2012. Jim also serves on several county and local community agencies and non-profit organizations. A former President of Levi Strauss & Co.’s Asia Pacific Division, Jim is a now a Realtor® with Pacific Union International, Tiburon.