Our Staff

Staff Members

Jennifer Hoffman

Executive Director

Jennifer has led SEE through 15 years of organizational growth and development. Jennifer’s position working directly with programs from inception to more mature stages has provided her with a unique perspective on effective growth and impacts of non-profits. Jennifer has served on the board and advisory committees for efforts relating to human rights and environmental conservation. Most recently, she launched a social enterprise program within SEE titled Accountability which offers administrative and financial services to independent non-profit entities. Jennifer is the co-founder of the Southern California Fiscal Sponsors Network, a regional group that meets quarterly to discuss the unique aspects of fiscal sponsorship. Jennifer attended the Florida Institute of Technology and holds a Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Harvard University.

Heidi Kaminsky

Human Resource Manager

Heidi joins SEE with over 25 years of experience working in the area of human resources and 20 years of experience in the non-profit sector. Heidi is responsible for ensuring the organization is in compliance and up to date on regulations relating to employment law. She oversees the hiring of employees and contractors by projects and offers guidance on staff management to project directors in addition to managing all aspects of insurance at SEE. Heidi has served on the board of local non-profits and was honored by the Los Angeles City Council for recognition in volunteerism in 2012. Heidi earned a BA in Child Development from California State University Northridge and holds a Human Resource Management Certificate from Loyola Marymount University.

Jannerya Verduzco

Accounting Associate

Janneyra brings many years of accounting experience to her role at SEE. She processes accounting payables, online credit card activity, and prepares financial statements for projects. Janneyra manages the finance and accounting and answers any accounting related questions for our projects. At SEE she is a point of contact for SEE’s Spanish services. Janneyra graduated from the University of Phoenix with a degree in Bachelors of Science in Business. Janneyra continues to further her knowledge by preparing for the CPA exam.

Brandon Alvarado

Operations Associate

Brandon brings significant finance and accounting experience to his role at SEE in supporting functions of the operations staff. He has worked in financial management at banks and investment firms in addition to working in the non-profit sector. Brandon holds a B.S. in Global Studies from the University of California Santa Barbara and an Associate degree in Accounting from College of the Canyons in Santa Clarita.

Mona Kohan

Accounting Associate

Mona joins SEE with many years of accounting experience in different industries, some of which are human resources corporate accounting, entertainment corporate accounting and the auto industry. She is responsible for processing accounts receivable, bank reconciliations, payroll entries and working with an outside accounting firm to complete SEE’s annual tax filings and audit. Mona takes pride in being part of SEE by supporting projects that make a difference in so many lives. Mona graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in Computer Science with a concentration in Information Systems.

Diana Aguirre

Accounting Associate

Diana joins SEE with over 20 years working in the accounting and finance industry, most recently with the Liberty Hill Foundation to manage their portfolio of grantees, donor advised funds, giving circles and scholarships. At SEE she is responsible for processing accounts payable, payroll, budget to actuals comparisons, financials and answering any accounting related questions for our projects. She is the main contact for SEE’s Spanish services. Diana has an accounting degree from Glendale Community College. Diana enjoys working in the nonprofit sector and helping those on the frontlines of change make a greater impact.

Sara Ebrahimi

Office Coordinator

Sara has over ten years of experience working in the nonprofit and government fields, with a background in public relations, marketing and development. Most recently, she worked for the City of Los Angeles Department of Animal Services and Best Friend Animal Society where she helped create campaigns to promote pet adoption and spaying/neutering. Sara serves as the primary point of contact for all projects and supporters of SEE. Additionally, she is the lead source for administrative support to the Executive Director and the organization in general. Sara is excited to be part of SEE and provide customer service and support to the remarkable projects invested in making a difference in the world. She graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelors of Science in Communications.

Brandon Thalheimer

Administrative Coordinator

Brandon joins SEE with several years of administrative experience in law firms and accounting firms. He coordinates office administration duties through filing, inventory tracking, support functions of the operation staff and communicates directly with projects to ensure their requests are met in a timely manner. Brandon holds an Associate Degree from Pierce College. He is interested in supporting projects within the SEE community to help maximize their impact.

Karen Tiffany

Operations Associate

Karen has over 30 years of experience in management and office support. At SEE she drives operational efficiencies and provides support services to ensure project needs are fulfilled. Karen assists the Human Resources department in the day-to-day operations as well as health insurance registrations of SEE employees and projects. Karen has a BS from The University of Phoenix in Management. She is very proud to be at SEE and working with such inspiring leaders and activists.