Board of Directors


We are fortunate to have a very talented board of directors to help guide and accomplish our mission. They bring experience and expertise in a variety of areas to ensure that Marin Child Care Council is providing the high-quality services that families need and desire.


Marin Child Care Council plays an integral role in quality child care in Marin County. As a non-profit agency, our mission is to improve the availability, accessibility and affordability of quality childcare.





J. Timothy Nardell is the managing attorney for Nardell Chitsaz & Associates LLP, a law firm located in San Rafael.  Tim’s practice focuses on civil litigation and providing counsel to small and medium sized businesses.

J. Timothy Nardell

Jaimee is a litigation associate with Abbey, Weitzenberg, Warren & Emery. Jaimee’s practice focuses on business & commercial litigation, real estate litigation and product liability defense.

Jaimee Modica

Board President

Laurie O’Hara is the founder and CEO of Olita Inc, an eco-friendly skincare company for the outdoors. Prior to going full time at her own business, she was the Director of Business Development and Marketing for Working Solutions for nearly seven years. She has over 20 years experience in marketing and acquisitions of credit products, having worked as a Director for JPMorgan Chase and Citibank in New York City. She holds an MBA from the American Graduate School of International Management and a BA from the University of Colorado. Laurie also serves on the boards of the Multicultural Center of Marin, the Marin County Childcare Council and Downtown Streets Team of Marin. Laurie lives in Marin County with her husband and four children.

Laurie O’Hara

Lisa Handley
Governance Chair

Lisa Handley is Development Director at the St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco, a large-scale social service agency that operates the largest shelter in Northern California, as well as operating confidential domestic violence shelters. She has extensive non-profit and for-profit experience driving social impact, including managing a global Corporate Social Responsibility program and corporate foundation.




Andrea Henderson is First Vice President, Director of Marketing for Bank of Marin.  In this role, she oversees the Bank’s marketing and community relations strategies. Prior to joining Bank of Marin, Andrea has spent more than 10 years in financial services developing and executing upon key marketing and strategic growth initiatives for Small Business, Middle Market and Corporate Banking business lines. Additionally, she has focused on business development and portfolio management within the sustainable technology sector.


Andrea is passionate about sustainability and promoting development of young people and entrepreneurs. Andrea grew up in Southeast Asia, has lived in Thailand, Hong Kong, and the Philippines, and is conversational in Mandarin. She currently lives in Novato with her husband and two children.




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Andrea Henderson