Staff

The CPAH Team
Rachael Duke

Stable homes are the foundation of good lives, resilient families and strong communities – what better work is there to do?

Fun fact – I love to play music.

Rachael Duke
Executive Director
Jilian Saurage Felton

I believe housing is a human right. Affordable housing is the protection of this human right.

Fun fact – I started buying my own Lego sets when I started buying them for my kids because Legos are fun!

Jilian Saurage Felton
Housing Director
David Bunnell

Housing is a basic human right and a building block to improving other human rights.

Fun fact – I worked in the finance department of the Oakland A’s during the time depicted in Moneyball.

David Bunnell
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
Silvia Rivera

I am passionate about helping those in need.

Fun fact – I love to draw, and I admire all sorts of art.

Silvia Rivera
Fiscal Manager
Liz Hearn

Having a home is fundamental, something everyone has a right to. Keeping people housed, resourced and secure is why I do this work.

Fun fact – I did the Peace Corps in Uganda.

Liz Hearn
Resident Services Manager
Safia Elogbi

Community building and advocating for marginalized communities is what it’s all about!

Fun fact – I write poetry/prose and compose songs in my spare time.

Safia Elogbi
Resident Services Coordinator
Melissa Stark

Safe and secure housing is a human right that we all deserve. A safe place to live is the foundation to ensuring that all other needs are met.

Fun fact – I love being creative and making messes with arts and crafts!

Melissa Stark
Resident Services Coordinator
Mya Rollins

Accessible, secure, resourced housing is key to the stability and resiliency of families and youth.

Fun fact – I lived in North Africas when I was young and I would love to live overseas again someday!

Mya Rollins
Youth Services Coordinator
Roseanna Ruiz

I do this work to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic and complex needs of all people.

Fun fact – I spent one month backpacking through Spain.

Roseanna Ruiz
Housing Navigator and Case Manager
Helen Buckingham

Quality, affordable housing is a keystone toward building healthy, thriving communities. Everyone deserves a place to call home.

Fun fact – Writing and hiking are my passions!

Helen Buckingham
Housing Navigator and Case Manager
Hugo Cuellar

Housing is about establishing a sense of community and belonging through continued services and support for our most vulnerable residents.

Fun fact – I love weightlifting and my English Cocker Spaniel, Beau.

Hugo Cuellar
Fundraising Manager
Amanda Rain

Housing is a basic human need and everyone deserves a place to call home.

Fun fact – I once went skydiving to cure my fear of heights.

Amanda Rain
Communications Manager
Rachel Loftin

I love that our housing will help make someone’s life better, and maybe even a bit easier.

Fun fact – I rode a cow on a dare. Two surgeries later, that was the most expensive life lesson I’ve had.

Rachel Loftin
Housing Developer
Geoffrey Taylor

Housing is a human right and a matter of national security.  It is a privilege to advance community, security and peace.

Fun fact – I first studied music performance at Berklee College of Music.

Geoffrey Taylor
Associate Housing Developer
Natalie Thornton

Safe and healthy housing is a human right, and key to achieving economic and racial justice.

Fun fact – I love to spend time hiking, snowshoeing, and skiing in our state’s forests.

Natalie Thornton
Asset Manager