West Marin Commons was a project of On the Commons, a non-profit organization, (formerly the Tomales Bay Institute) from its inception in 2006. In 2014 the organization was incorporated as Commons Connect Inc., a non-profit, California Public Benefit Corporation. Application for tax exemption status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code was made and granted effective January 1, 2014.
Founding members of the Steering Committee: Elizabeth Barnet, Steve Costa, John Gouldthorpe, Ann Sheree Greenbaum, Madeline Hope, Gary Ireland, Jonathan Rowe.
Board of Directors: Mark Switzer (Chair), Elizabeth Barnet (Secretary), John Gouldthorpe (Treasurer)
Volunteer website Moderators: Susan Brayton, Murray Suid, David Clarkson