- Town Council
- Brian Colbert, Councilmember
Town of San Anselmo
525 San Anselmo Ave
San Anselmo, CA 94960
Phone: (415) 258-4600
Email: Brian Colbert
2023 Committee Appointments
|Chamber of Commerce
||Ross Valley Fire Board
|Economic Development Committee
||Ross Valley School District
|Reimagine Creek Park CAC
||Safe Routes to School
|Racial Equity Committee - alternate
||Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM)
|Central Marin Police Authority (alternate)
|Ross Valley Yellow School Bus JEPA (alternate)
Brian Colbert was sworn in as a San Anselmo Councilmember in 2017 and reelected in 2020. He served as Mayor from 2020 to 2021.
He is credited with leading a successful project that created a new community park from a flood mitigation project and enhanced downtown business foot traffic. He focuses on creating a compelling vision for San Anselmo’s historic downtown and its economic vibrancy. Brian works hard to preserve and enhance our parks and open spaces, increasing pedestrian and bike safety, sustainability, and fire prevention.
Prior to serving on the San Anselmo Town Council, Brian served the residents of San Anselmo as the Chair of the San Anselmo Economic Development Committee and a member of the Memorial Park Master Plan - Community Advisory Board.
Through his five-year tenure on the Council, Brian has worked tirelessly to sustain the economy of San Anselmo and all the local economies of Marin County, especially after the pandemic shutdown. He is currently the President of the Marin County Council of Mayors and Councilmembers (MCCMC). He was previously Co-Chair of the MCCMC Ad-hoc Economic Recovery Task Force, and a member of the steering committee for the Marin County Economic Vitality Strategic Plan.
He is Vice Chair of the Transportation Authority of Marin, and he serves on the Board of Directors of Marin Transit.
Brian has worked on Wall Street and several tech start-ups. He currently directs an innovative concierge medical practice in San Francisco
Raised in Connecticut, Brian attended Oberlin College, the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, and the Law school at the University of Chicago. He has lived in San Anselmo for the past 10 years with his wife, Nihal, and their daughter.