John Gamblin was appointed to the San Rafael City Council in December 2014. He has been a resident of Marin County for a total of 23 years. John and his wife, Lisa, and two children, Sarah and Ryan, have called Terra Linda their home since 2007.
Prior to his appointment, John’s community involvement included service as a Commissioner on the San Rafael Parks and Recreation Commission (2013-2014). He has also served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Family and Children’s Law Center in San Rafael, a non-profit organization that provides low-cost legal services to families and children dealing with child abuse, domestic violence and custody issues (2007-2014). John volunteered as a coach with the Dixie Youth Soccer Organization (2013-2014).
Professionally, John is a Senior Vice-President/Wealth Advisor and a Certified Financial Planning Professional, ©CFP with Wells Fargo Bank.
John has a MA in Organization Management from the University of Phoenix and a BA in Political Science from the University of California at Irvine. He holds the FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representative designation, the NASAA Series 66 designation and is a California licensed life insurance agent.
John’s vision for San Rafael is for it to be a city that is embraced by its citizens and visitors as a welcoming and thriving destination for all those seeking the opportunity to live, work, or start a business in a community that cares for its members.