Staff & Board


Blaine Bookey

Legal Director / Adjunct Professor of Law

Julie Wands Bourdoiseau

Staff Attorney | Abascal Fellow

Neela Chakravartula

Managing Attorney

Mari Chandy

Administrative Assistant

Melissa Crow

Director of Litigation

Annie Daher

Senior Staff Attorney

Anne Dutton

Staff Attorney

Moira Duvernay

Deputy Director

Nina Harris

Legal Program Associate

Kristen Henderson

Legal Program Coordinator

Kate Jastram

Director of Policy & Advocacy | Christopher Edley, Jr. Lecturer, UC Berkeley School of Law

Tereza Kidane

Manager of Institutional Giving

Brianna Krong

Communications and Advocacy Manager

Christine Lin

Director of Training and Technical Assistance

Stuart L. Lustig, M.D., M.P.H.

Legal-Medical Advisor

Sayoni Maitra

Senior Staff Attorney

Karen Musalo


Christine Natoli

Clinical Teaching Fellow / Adjunct Professor of Law

Felipe Navarro Lux

Manager of Regional Initiatives

Anne Peterson

Senior Staff Attorney

Vivane Yee

Finance and Operations Coordinator

Advisory Board

Denise Abrams

Partner, Kazan, McClain, Lyons, Greenwood & Harley PLC

After graduating Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley, Denise Abrams spent the next 18 years working at Kazan Law as a law clerk, associate, and then a principal and attorney mentor. In 2009, she decided to devote the majority of her time to pro bono practice, and... Read more

Simona Agnolucci

Partner, Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

Simona is a litigator specializing in complex litigation, including intellectual property matters, securities cases, and commercial disputes. She is an alumna of UC Hastings and has successfully litigated several gender asylum cases.

Richard Boswell

Professor, UC Hastings College of the Law

Richard Boswell joined UC Hastings as a faculty member in 1990. Previously, he worked in private practice, as a faculty member at the Law School of Notre Dame, and in the George Washington National Law Center, where he founded its first immigration clinic and directed the Trial Practice... Read more

Tanya Broder

Senior Staff Attorney, National Immigration Law Center

Ms. Broder specializes in the laws and policies affecting access to health care, public benefits and education for low-income immigrants across the United States. She holds a juris doctor from Yale Law School and works for the National Immigration Law Center where she writes articles and... Read more

Sara Campos

Program Officer, Grove Foundation

Sara Campos is a writer, lawyer, and consultant specializing in immigration and refugee issues. A graduate of UCLA Law, she worked at the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area where she directed the Asylum Program. She also worked as a Staff Attorney for the National... Read more

Minette Kwok

Partner, Minami Tamaki LLP

Minette Kwok is currently a Partner with Minami Tamaki LLP where she concentrates on business immigration and representing start- ups, emerging high tech companies, and global Fortune 500 companies in the IT, engineering, clean energy, and manufacturing industries. She currently serves on the... Read more

Joey Natoli

Managing Director, Goldman, Sachs & Co. LLC

Joey is a managing director with Goldman Sachs. He has been at Goldman Sachs for over 15 years, specializing in financings for municipalities and not-for-profits. Joey current serves as the co-head of the Public Sector & Infrastructure Group’s West Coast and Energy subsectors. He graduated... Read more

Nadya Ramsaroop

Consulting Psychologist

Nadya Ramsaroop lives in San Francisco with her husband and two dynamic daughters who add immeasurable meaning to her life and push her to walk her talk on a daily basis. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of California and her corporate consulting practice focuses on leadership... Read more

George Rehm

Attorney and Investor

George Rehm is a founding partner of aeris CAPITAL AG. He joined aeris in 2004 and has over thirty years of experience as a lawyer and executive in international licensing, technology transfer and investment and privatization transactions in the US, Europe and Asia. He has held board or observer... Read more

Lilli Rey

Co-Founder, Bay Area Border Relief

Lilli is a human rights community activist with years of volunteer experience with a focus on protecting and restoring the rights of women. A political fundraiser for the past 15 years, Lilli has worked for Congresswoman Jackie Speier and other Democratic candidates and causes. She was a Hillary... Read more

Sandra Thompson


Sandra Thompson is currently an immigration attorney, practicing at Catholic Charities pro bono. After an 18-year career at IBM, where she held a variety of positions in sales, marketing, and strategy development, both domestically and internationally, she graduated from UC Hastings... Read more