Paulette Foster, CSEA Appointee

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Paulette Foster, CSEA Appointee

Ms. Foster retired from the Marin Community College District after working 45 years in the Admissions and Records department at both the Kentfield and Indian Valley Campuses. Of those years, she was a Specialist as a Designated School Official with US Immigration, issuing Student Visa's for the English as a Second Language Department and also worked with the Department of Veteran Affairs as the Certifying Official for veterans and dependents receiving GI Bill benefits. Paulette is an active member of CSEA and served as Chapter President, and several state appointed positions including Regional Representative and currently as District B Director on the Retiree Unit Executive Board.

 Catherine McKown, CSEA/Superintendent Joint Appointee

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Catherine McKown, CSEA/Superintendent Joint Appointee

Ms. McKown is retired after working 25 years in Marin schools at all grade levels. Of those years, 15 were spent as a special education Paraeducator with MCOE at two Marin high schools. Catherine served two terms on the Marin County Grand Jury, one year as foreperson. She has been involved in training grand juries throughout the state. For many years, Catherine served on CSEA’s panel for reviewing harassment and retaliation cases.

 Arline Zerkel, Ed.D., Superintendent Appointee

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Arline Zerkel, Ed.D., Superintendent Appointee

Dr. Zerkel retired from the Marin County Office of Education after 28 years of service. Prior to retirement, she was the Director of the Marin Special Education Local Plan, an Assistant Superintendent of Special Education and an Assistant Superintendent of Business. She also served as a teacher in the Novato Unified School District for 12 years. Dr. Zerkel was an active member of the California Special Education Administrators and the California Special Education Local Plan Administrators Association.