Jim Jacobs has been a TCSD Director since October 2003 and has participated in the TVIC. He and his wife Olivia Jacobs have two boys, Ross and Elliott. They have lived in Tam Valley since 1989. Jim is a hydrogeologist and has co-authored four technical books and he has written over 100 articles on environmental issues. He is a four-time Fulbright Award Winner in Environmental Science. He served as President of TCSD in 2005 and 2006.
Since 2003, he has been TCSD's representative on the Sewerage Agency of Southern Marin (SASM) where he has served as president or vice president over the past few years. He is focused on environmental stewardship, improving recycling activities and upgrading all TCSD facilities to meet the intent of inclusion with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Jim was re-elected in 2018 for a four year term.
He is on the TCSD Board to improve the TCSD services and parks and create a sense of community in Tam Valley.