Amy Likover, President, Gerstle Park Neighborhood
Former President of the Gerstle Park Neighborhood Association (GPNA), Amy has served on the
Fed Steering Committee for 10 years, 6 years as President. She is the City Liaison for San Rafael Heritage, Lead for San Rafael Tree ordinance ad hoc committee and Coordinator of
READYgerstlepark emergency radio team, active in the GPNA, City activities and politics.
Originally Midwesterners, Amy and her husband Joe have lived in San Rafael for 11 years and
have four adult children. A career French/Spanish/ESL teacher, she now works at SRHS. The
purpose of the Gerstle Park Neighborhood Association is to draw a wide diversity of people
to work together and partner with our community and local government to enhance and
protect the character and livability of our neighborhood.
Richard Bernstein, Vice-President, California Park Neighborhood
Currently serving as Fed Vice-Chair, Richard is a retired technology executive, having worked in both academia and the financial services sector. He is a long-time neighborhood activist, and has worked with many local non-profits, primarily serving children. He is also currently serving as the Vice Chair of the Board of CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates - an organization working with and supporting foster children in Marin. He also served as a CASA volunteer for 12 years, working directly with 6 different kids in the Foster Care system. Richard has lived in the California Park neighborhood of San Rafael for 38 years and is a key member of a core group of neighbors who address local issues without the benefit of a formal neighborhood association.
Kevin Hagerty, Treasurer, Glenwood Neighborhood
Kevin Hagerty is a lifetime Bay Area resident, the last 30 years living in San Rafael. Kevin is currently president of the Glenwood Homeowners Association, serves as a Board Member and Chairman of the Roadway Committee for the Point San Pedro Road Coalition. He serves as a member of the City of San Rafael Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee and on the Transportation Authority of Marin's Citizen's Oversight Committee. He is the Treasurer and a member of the Steering Committee of the San Rafael Federation of Neighborhoods. He is Vice Chair of the Marin Coalition and serves as Chairman of its Program Committee.
Jim Draper, Web Editor, Bret Harte Neighborhood
Former president of the Bret Harte Community Association, Jim started the association's website in 2005. He has been a Steering Committee member of San Rafael Heritage since its inception in 2015. A freelance video director of live event productions - many for Silicon Valley technology companies - Jim's work frequently takes him cross country and abroad. He also produces, directs and edits corporate image films, concerts and documentaries. Jim views his neighborhood work as a way to support his beliefs and by sharing his skill in technology. Jim and his wife have lived in San Rafael since 1989.
Daniel Alm, Scribe, West End Neighborhood
A native of St. Louis, Daniel moved to San Francisco in 1999 to attend college. After his first outing from the city to Marin in 2002, Daniel was wow’ed by the beauty, climate and people of Marin. His goal to settle in Marin was achieved in 2004, settling in San Rafael's fantastic West End neighborhood. Since 2015 Daniel has served on the Board of the West End Neighborhood Association (WENA,) now serving as WENA President. Daniel works at MarinHealth in medical record analytics.
Joy Phoenix, Membership, Loch Lomond Neighborhood
Joy has lived in San Rafael, as a young child and then continuously since 1966.
She is fairly new to Loch Lomond (three years) and has lived in Gerstle Park and Glenwood.
She is a Program Manager for the Fenwick Foundation, is a photographer, and helps people
with the photos (cloud storage, digital albums, etc.) through FOREVER. She is involved with
several non-profits in Marin including Dominican University’s Women, Leadership & Philanthropy Council, Side by Side, and the Marin Cultural Association.
Kate Powers, Terra Linda Neighborhood
Kate and her family have lived in Terra Linda since 2004. She currently spends lots of time tracking and advocating on environmental issues. Kate served on San Rafael’s 2040 General Plan Steering Committee; has served many years on San Rafael’s Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC); is a board member of Marin Conservation League and a member of Transportation Authority of Marin Citizens’ Oversight Committee. She currently serves on the Terra Linda Homeowners Association board.
Nina Lilienthal-Murphy – Lincoln/San Rafael Hill Neighborhood
Raised in San Francisco, Nina has spent the last 40 years in San Rafael with her husband Patrick. Back in 1997-’98 they co-founded the Soundwall Noise Abatement Committee to stop the reflective noise from Hwy 101. While walking the neighborhood collecting signatures, they
were asked to start a neighborhood association, and thus the Lincoln-San Rafael Hill
Neighborhood Association came to be. Our mission is to build a sense of community and
offering a forum to address and resolve local issues affecting our neighborhood. A graduate of
the San Rafael Police Academy, she also worked in Fire Prevention, put on the first Safety
Awareness Day. Nina was a member of the Federation at its beginning and is the current
President of Lincoln-San Rafael Hill Neighborhood Association.
Greg Brockbank, Dominican Neighborhood
A Marin resident for over 50 years, Greg graduated from Redwood High, S.F. State University, and Hastings Law School. He has practiced law in San Rafael for 36 years, the last 20 as the owner/operator of Marin Law Center. Greg’s passion is performing on stage, especially in musicals. During the past 36 years, Greg has served on the boards of several dozen nonprofit civic and political organizations, including 22 years as an elected official on the College of Marin Board of Trustees and the San Rafael City Council. During his time on the City Council, and for several years thereafter, Greg was very active in the Federation. Greg is a board member of the Dominican/Black Canyon Neighborhood, whose focus is building community connections, improving safety and enhancing the neighborhood.