Marin County Chapter, MOAA

Address PO Box 983
City, State, Zip Larkspur, CA 94977-0983
Meeting Time 2nd Wed Feb,Apr,Jun,Aug,Oct,Dec
Meeting Place McInnis Restaurant, San Rafael, CA
Council Website


Name Gary Mclean
Rank Maj
Service USMC
Component USMC
Retirement Status RET
Phone Number (415) 209-0513
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Retirement Status
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Membership Ch

Name Bruce A Stahley
Rank COL
Service USA
Component USA
Retirement Status RET
Phone Number (415) 892-2248
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The mission of the Marin County, California Chapter of MOAA: 1) To benefit the members of the uniformed services, their families and survivors and to advocate for a strong national defense, while providing needed support to the community and its members and to support the efforts of our national MOAA organization in its work to protect and provide to military officers the rights and benefits earned by them in the service of the United States of America. 2) Work locally in the San Francisco Bay Area, California to assist military related groups. 3) Provide opportunities for military officers to join in friendship and camaraderie reminiscent of the times when they were active in military service.

Information on Joining the Chapter

If you have been commissioned as an officer in any of our nation's uniformed services, we invite you to seek membership in our chapter. Please contact our Chapter VP-Membership, COL Bruce Stahley, USA Ret. at 415-328-9278 or

Chapter Activities

The MOAA Chapter holds 12 meetings per year, (6 member lunch/chapter business meetings and 6 Board of Directors meetings). Guest speaker share entertaining, thought provoking presentations at the luncheons with a Q&A period.

Legislative Issues

The MOAA Chapter supports the MOAA national and State of California legislative agendas. The Chapter is also active in supporting the State Veterans Council and County of Marin, California veterans' issues.

General Information

If you are or if you know of an excellent speaker who may be available to address our Chapter, please contact the Chapter President, LCDR Gene Plocki at (415) 717-6568 or For our current Chapter newsletter, Gleanings. contact its editor/publisher, LCDR Gene Plocki at (415) 717-6568 or

About Our Chapter

Founded in 1964/65, the Marin County, California Chapter of MOAA, celebrated its 50th year anniversary, it continues to serve active, retired, former military officers and their spouses in the North Bay Area of San Francisco. Current active membership is 92 unique, friendly, engaging individuals. The chapter conducts regular member luncheon meetings six times per year including a summer picnic and formal December Christmas luncheon. We also assist and support local organizations related to the military, the Junior ROTC program, Fisher Houses Travis AFB, Marin Blue Star Moms and the Marin Veterans Service Office. We enjoy the camaraderie of fellow officers, spouses and friends at our scheduled events. For more information, contact Bruce Stahley, VP-Membership at or (415) 328-9278.