About Us

Novato’s Birthday Party is produced annually by Paint the Town Red, Inc. (PTTR), a 501c7 tax-exempt organization, EIN #30-0449219. PTTR is administered by a volunteer Board of Directors to fulfill its civic mission of planning and executing Novato’s Birthday Party and selecting the Citizen of The Year.

Mission Statement

Novato Paint the Town Red Inc. (PTTR) is a community partnership between the Citizen of the Year Committee, City of Novato, and Novato Chamber of Commerce. PTTR coordinates Novato’s Birthday Party each year, commemorating the date when Novato became a City. The event is a celebration of our community, our people and the dynamic spirit of Novato, acknowledging the Businesses of the Year, Employees of the Year, and Citizen of the Year. This annual event envelops the past, present and future with Novato businesses, residents, community leaders and organizations. The support and contributions of Novato businesses and residents make possible PTTR activities and facilitate its commitment to building Community Partnerships.

Board of Directors

  • Jeanne MacLeamy, President
  • Molly Foley, Treasurer
  • Jennifer Goldfinger, Secretary
  • Dale Kline
  • Erin Lacey
  • Coy Smith


  • Molly Foley
  • Jennifer Goldfinger
  • Dale Kline
  • Erin Lacey
  • Jeanne MacLeamy
  • Amy O’Connor
  • Kris Wiley

Novato Paint the Town Red Inc. is a 501(c)(7) social corporation with all proceeds used for the annual event and other community activities.