About Us

The College of Marin Advancement Office is responsible for creating awareness and generating support for College of Marin’s educational mission and strategic goals. Advancement seeks to instill well-deserved pride in COM’s accomplishments, strengthen awareness and support among alumni and friends, and build a culture of philanthropy .Charitable gifts from alumni, friends, corporations and foundations enhance academic and career technical programs, create scholarships for students, and secure the means to allow COM to offer the best education possible.

Dr. Linda P. Frank

Executive Director of Development

Dr. Linda P. Frank has thoroughly enjoyed her 25 years of partnering with donors so they can fulfill their philanthropic goals to support the educational organizations important to them. She has experience with planned and major gifts and conducting capital campaigns.  A Certified Fund Raising Executive, and a Certified Specialist in Planned Giving, Dr. Frank has an extensive understanding of bequests, planned gifts, and trusts along with marketing expertise. A native New Yorker, Linda received a B.A. from City College of New York, and a M.A. and Ph.D. from Purdue University in Comparative Literature. She is a member of the AFP Golden Gate Chapter and co-chairs its Mentorship Program. As a volunteer for 10,000 Degrees, Dr. Frank mentors a student at Novato High School.