Mill Valley, California
In the past 2 1/2 decades Bob has dedicated his time to community service and charitable and philanthropic work. He is the founder and the current president of Community Venture Partners, Inc., the parent company of the Marin Post, and has been involved in architecture, planning and real estate development and finance most of his professional life.
Bob is currently the Editor in Chief of the Matin Post and has published Op-Ed pieces and commentary in local newspapers and online journals about sustainable planning, development and affordable housing. His writings include the recently published books, "Marin 2016: Dispatches from the front" and "The Best Laid Plans: Our Planning and Affordable Housing Challenges in Marin."
Prior to founding Community Venture Partners, in 2003, Bob founded Environmental Media Fund (EMF), a 501(c)(3), California nonprofit corporation that worked as a catalyst organization that helped to create, develop, produce, finance and distribute documentaries and television programming about social justice, human health and the environment. Projects included PBS television specials and award winning films and educational initiatives about the environment and sustainable living.
Mr. Silvestri is a licensed architect and holds a Bachelors of Architecture from the Cooper Union School of Architecture in New York City.
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