The 49-year-old began serving on the Board of Supervisors in 2005, representing the 3rd district which includes Mill Valley, Marin City, Belvedere, Strawberry, Sausalito, Tam Valley and Tiburon. He is best remembered for his environmental leadership on the board.
Fellow SMART board member Deborah Fudge posted on Facebook, "I am shocked and so sad for all of us. He and I traveled to Japan together for SMART. He was SO proud of Marin Clean Energy. I will miss my best buddy. We love you Charles."
McGlashan was born in Hillsborough and received an MBA from Stanford in 1991.