Jim Monson has represented District 4 on the Commission since 2010, serving as Chair from 2013-2015. He is an electrical engineer and, after working at Bell Telephone Laboratories and Hewlett Packard Company, taught engineering for many years at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California. After retiring, he moved to Point Reyes Station, where he and his wife have lived for 17 years. Jim became interested in healthy aging issues through working on the boards of directors of Coastal Health Alliance and West Marin Senior Services. He is continually learning about challenges facing older adults in Marin County.