Staff at The Marin School

The Marin School Staff

The Marin School staff is equally as talented and diverse as The Marin School faculty.

They recognize the important effect they have on the students in their care, providing the support and infrastructure that makes The Marin School successful.

Please follow the links below to learn more about each person in more detail.


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Barbara J. Brown, Ed.D - Head of School

I bring to TMS more than 30 years experience in education. I was the Founding Head of School at The Oakwood School, a K-12, college-preparatory independent school in Greenville, North Carolina. We started with not so much as a paper clip! We had a dream and worked collaboratively to create an amazing school that grew exponentially. Creating a school was an experience of a lifetime!


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Ben Griggs, M.Ed - Assistant Head of School

I was originally drawn to working in education because of the many wonderful teachers who inspired me throughout my educational development—particularly in high school. I would not be the person that I am today without those great teachers, and I have deep gratitude for them. Though being an educator entails endless challenges, I have found no shortage of reward in it.


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Jennifer Bell, Director of Learning Services

I am excited to join the Marin School as a Learning Specialist. I began my work as an educator 25 years ago working in the Teacher Training/Child Development program at Stanford University. Following graduate school, I taught with the Marin County Office of Education’s Early Intervention program, supporting children with special needs in a family-centered program...

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Leina Bryson, Head Chef

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Emily Burns, Director of Admissions & Financial Aid

I love working in Admissions because I know how important it is to find the right school that will help you grow into your best self. I realized this when I discovered Scripps College in Claremont, CA, where I spent four years immersed in a collaborative and inspiring environment and I found my voice and my purpose. The mentorship I received and the friendships I built at Scripps stay with me to this day.


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Jennifer Lassalle, Bookkeeper & Assistant of Finance

Lynn Meza, Main Office Manager

Carolyn Sasser, Director of HR and Finance

In 1999 I became Director of Finance and Operations at San Francisco Day School, a school with 400 students in grades K-8. I worked for SFDS for 15 years. In June 2015, I retired and looked forward to no more commuting from Marin into the city.

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Alice Treves, LCSW

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