Eric was first elected to the Marin County Board of Supervisors in 2022. He is a Novato native, a graduate of Novato schools, and a life-long resident of Novato.
He started volunteering and giving back to his hometown by working with and mentoring young people as a church youth director, volunteer soccer coach, and volleyball coach. After earning his MBA, Eric returned to Novato and served as a volunteer chaplain with the Novato Police Department and as a Parks and Recreation Commissioner from 2007 to 2011. He was first elected to the Novato City Council in 2011 and served as Mayor in 2014, 2019 and 2022.
Professionally, Eric is an accomplished marketing executive with 20 years of experience. Prior to being elected to the Board of Supervisors, Eric served as the Chief Marketing Officer for Mike's Bikes for eight years.
Eric and his wife Kiley are proud parents of their son, the ever-curious Noah, and daughter, the always smiling Selah.
- Born May 9, 1981 and raised in Novato in the neighborhood of Black Point
- Graduate of Novato High School - Go Hornets!
- Married since 2009 to Kiley Lucan
- Father to son, Noah, and daughter, Selah
Employment & Education
- Currently working as Marin County Supervisor, District 5
- Chief Marketing Officer for Mike's Bikes (2014-2022)
- Marketing Director for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants (2010-2014)
- Master of Business Administration (MBA), Georgia State University (2005)
- Bachelor's Degree in Ministerial Studies, Christian Life International (2002)
- Enhanced and expanded community recreation opportunities for residents of all ages in Novato: completed 12-acre Hill Recreation Area; opened the Hamilton Community Gymnasium; renovated Dogbone Meadow Park; and earned Novato a Playful City designation, recognizing cities that ensure kids in their communities, particularly from low-income families, are getting the balanced and active play they need to thrive.
- Implemented several environmental protection and enhancement initiatives: the City of Novato was one of the first in Marin County to ban plastic bags and polystyrene (Styrofoam), eliminated the City of Novato’s use of glyphosate, and converted all City of Novato streetlights to energy-efficient LEDs.
- Improved transit opportunities: secured a third SMART station in Downtown Novato, benefiting both transit riders and the continued revitalization of the Downtown; and opened a new transit facility at Redwood and Grant in Novato, enhancing both safety and visual appeal.
- Promoted and celebrated inclusion in our community: hosted inaugural Pride celebration at Novato City Hall and displayed the Pride flag on city flag poles during Pride Month; and earned recognition for the City of Novato as an Age-Friendly Community by adapting city services and structures to be more inclusive and receptive to the needs of our aging population to improve their quality of life.
Prior Community Service & Awards
- Mayor/Councilmember, City of Novato (2011-2022)
- Director/Board Member, Sonoma Marin Area Rapid Transit (2011-present)
- Commissioner, Transportation Authority of Marin (2011-present)
- Board Member, MarinKids (2017-2021)
- Commissioner, City of Novato Recreation, Cultural, and Community Services
- 2018 Inaugural 40 Under 40 – Georgia State Alumni Association
- 2012 Top 40 Under 40 – North Bay Business Journal
- 2007 Leadership Novato Graduate and Ed Stark Award Winner
- EV Driver since 2013
- Lived and worked in Kinshasa, Congo for six months in his early 20s
- Eric and his wife, Kiley, were once participants (Pilgrims!) in the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
- Eric is an ordained minister
- Diehard 49ers fan!