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ESCOM: Emeritus Students College of Marin

ESCOM is the self-governing older adult student organization of the College of Marin.


Membership in ESCOM gives you your choice of many special - interest clubs, the Newsletter, the Forum and other special events, and a voice and vote in ESCOM and other college affairs. Sign up at Emeritus Center on campus or mail your check for $15 to: ESCOM-Student Services (Bldg 148, Emeritus Center, Room 146, College of Marin, Kentfield CA 94904). Support and join ESCOM!

Board Members

  • Co-President: Marian Mermel
  • Co-President: Karen Hemmeter
  • Vice President: Paul Tandler
  • Treasurer: Arthur Ravicz
  • Secretary: Karen Hemmeter
  • Senators: Len Pullen, Gloria Jones

Council Members

  • Gloria Jones
  • Majorie Park
  • Richard Park
  • Len Pullen
  • William Raffanti
  • Paul Tandler
  • Gigi Welch
  • Larry Witter
  • Georgann Pardee, Ex, Off.


  • Dr. Arnulfo Cedillo, Director of Student Affairs and Health Center
  • Past President: Barbara Tarasoff


Call (415) 485-9652 for information about clubs. Participation in all clubs requires an ESCOM Student Activities Card.

  • Adventurers Club 
  • Architectural Models
  • Bocce
  • Bridge 
  • Classic Cinema 
  • Current Events & Issues Club
  • French Club
  • Great Books Discussion Group
  • Great Ideas in Philosophy Club
  • Humanties Club
  • Italian Club
  • IVC Book Forum
  • Jazz Club
  • Music Listening
  • Opera and Beyond
  • Scrabble Club
  • Spanish Club
  • Travel Club
  • Writers' Workshop

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Emeritus Students (ESCOM) Webpage
Technical Contact: Vicki Lamke, Administrative Assistant, 415-485-9376
Content Responsible: Arnulfo Cedillo, Director of Student Affairs and Health Center, 415-485-9375