Cheryl Jennings

Outstanding TV journalism is synonymous with the name Cheryl Jennings. Behind the success is her heart, evident in her extensive service to the community of Marin and beyond. Jennings began her career at KNBR radio in 1974. Moving to K101, she became the station’s first-ever female news director and the second female news director in […]

Paula Freschi Kamena

The first woman elected District Attorney in the history of Marin County, Paula Freschi Kamena demonstrated her desire to make a difference for others in so many ways. As a successful prosecutor, Paula made sure that those who needed treatment in lieu of prosecution received it. She stressed prevention and protection, not just prosecution as […]

Joan Capurro

Born in Iowa, the third oldest of ten sisters and brothers, Joan Capurro says she comes from a typical Midwestern family: spiritually wealthy and financially poor, but she is anything but “typical.” Her banking career began as a page at Wells Fargo’s head office in San Francisco at age nineteen. She moved to Marin County […]

The Hon. Verna Adams

Judge Verna Adams has served as a Marin county Superior Court Judge since 1999. When asked to give the Marin Women’s Hall of Fame a brief autobiography, here is what she said: I was blessed to be born in a country where a little girl from a small town in Indiana can grow up to […]