Our Team

Laura Jimenez

Laura Jiménez

Executive Director
The women in my life initially brought me to RJ
Nancy Sanchez

Nancy Sanchez

Associate Director
The need to motivate young womyn to become activists of our community, brought me to RJ
Marisol Franco

Marisol Franco

Associate Director of Programs
I came to reproductive justice because it allows me to express my intersectionality, claiming ALL of me
Ena S Valladares

Ena Suseth Valladares

Director of Research
A firm believer that quality health care and community-based health services are a right that all individuals deserve
Susy Chavez Herrera

Susy Chávez Herrera

Communications Director
I am a firm believer in FeminismS as fundamental to achieving a more egalitarian society for all...
Rochelle Martin

Rochelle Martin

Grants Manager
About Rochelle Rochelle Martin has 7 years of experience in development, ...
Christina Lares

Christina Lares

Community Engagement Manager
About Christina Christina Lares was born and raised in the central coast city ...
Lorena Garcia Zermeño

Lorena Garcia Zermeño

Program Coordinator
My own experience growing up as a Latina immigrant is what has brought me to RJ
Jazmine Marquez

Jazmyn Marquez

Data Coordinator
Jazmyn is a moonchild of Mexican descent who loves all things pastel goth

Board of Directors

Melinda Cordero-Bárzaga

Virginia Espino, Ph.D

Laura Jiménez
Executive Director

Mily Treviño-Sauceda

Alba Mercado
Board Secretary

Claudia E. Soria-Delgado
Board Chair

Robyn Flores

Guadalupe Rodriguez
Board Treasurer

Mary V. Rosas

Jeannette Zanipatin
Board Vice-Chair


CLRJ Founding Advisory Board

  • Ann Marie Benitez
  • Monica Benitez Andrade
  • Elmy Bermejo
  • Melinda Cordero
  • Rocio L. Córdoba
  • Raquel Donoso
  • Selina Espinoza
  • Marisol Franco
  • Carmen Garcia
  • Bethany Leal
  • Destiny Lopez
  • Araceli Perez
  • Nora E. Vargas
  • Silissa Uriarte-Smith