Our Team

Behind the Scenes

Jacqueline Jaffee

Jacqueline Jaffee, JD

Executive Director

Jacqueline Jaffee is an attorney who has committed herself to community and service. She received her undergraduate degree from Emory University and her J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center. Jacqueline and her husband, Ian, enjoy all the activities that come with raising their three children.


Jasmine Martinez

Program Manager / Resource Counselor

Jasmine Martinez is a Bilingual Resource Counselor at Adopt A Family of Marin. She provides case management, advocacy, support, and referrals to low-income families living in Marin County. Jasmine has years of experience serving low-income and high-risk communities, working with individuals in crisis, at-risk youth, and in community health. She holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology and Women & Gender Studies from Dominican University of California. Her passion for social justice issues including women’s rights, poverty, child welfare and educational equity was sparked from a very young age. Born and raised in San Francisco, Jasmine is an avid Giants and Forty-Niners fan. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.

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Imelda Herrera

Resource Counselor / Workshop Coordinator

Imelda Herrera is a Bilingual Resource Counselor at Adopt A Family of Marin. She provides resources and case management to low-income families; along with advocacy, support, and homelessness prevention. Imelda Herrera is an East Bay Native that has worked for many years all around the Bay Area with at-risk youth, providing violence prevention, education recovery, and many other support services. She enjoys working with people and having a positive impact. Imelda received a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from San Francisco State University. When she is not working, she loves attending sporting events, hiking and enjoying sunny weather with her family.

Rachel Boyes

Rachel Boyes, LMFT

Resource Counselor

Rachel is a Resource Counselor at Adopt A Family of Marin. As a Resource Counselor Rachel provides emergency assistance, case management, advocacy and referrals to low-income families living in Marin County. Rachel has a background in mental health and is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California. Rachel has worked in the nonprofit field for over 10 years. She earned her masters degree in Integral Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. Before entering into the field of mental health and case management, Rachel gained a bachelor’s degree in Literature from the University of California, Santa Cruz and a master’s degree in Media Arts from the University of Arizona. Rachel grew up in Santa Cruz and after travelling extensively returned to the bay area. Since then she has dedicated herself to supporting the safety net in many different professional capacities. When she is not at work, Rachel loves going to the movies, exploring new places and visiting with friends and family.