ASM_group_photo_web_400Program Director:  Ann Coffey, Ph.D. is a retired Clinical Psychologist who co-founded AgeSong Marin with Elizabeth Bugental, Ph. D.  After Elizabeth passed away, Ann became director of the program.

Intake Coordinator:  Roberta Duncan, MFT is a facilitator of AgeSong Marin and handles all of the incoming calls.

Consultant:  Karen Weinberger, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with private practices in San Rafael and San Francisco. She provides ongoing consultation with the facilitators once a month.

Program Coordinator: Melanie Lopes, MFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a private practice in San Rafael. She provides administrative support and assists with organizing and scheduling AgeSong Marin groups.


Below are descriptions of a few of our volunteer facilitators.

  • A retired nurse, marriage and family counselor, and past staff member of Family Service Agency who recently helped her mother celebrate her 102nd birthday.
  • A retired clinical psychologist, active community volunteer, and abstract sculptor who shows his work in local galleries and art shows.
  • An early childhood education specialist who helps with our curriculum.
  • A Woodrow Wilson scholar and past teacher and administrator in Marin schools who also helps with AgeSong development and outreach.
  • A psychiatrist who continues to practice after fifty years and is also a classical pianist, writer, and international teacher.
  • A retired program director and operations manager for various community agencies and educational programs throughout Marin who chairs our marketing committee.