Staff Members

Jennifer Hoffman

Executive Director

Jennifer has led SEE through for over ten 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 is currently working towards a certification in non-profit management from Harvard University.

Heidi Kaminsky

Human Resource & Program Management Associate

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.

Marvin Colón

Finance Associate

Having worked for several financial institutions and accounting firms, Marvin brings a breadth of knowledge to the organization in this field. Marvin provides sound financial guidance to the projects, processes accounts payable and receivable, and acts as the liaison to our accounting firm. He is committed to making a positive impact on people’s lives and is excited to be supporting the array of activists within the SEE community. Marvin presently holds degrees in Business, Political Science, and Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine along with the University of La Verne, and he is actively pursuing his MBA and CPA certification.

Mona Kohan

SEE 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.

Gracie Garcia

Office Coordinator

With 15 years of administrative experience, Gracie currently serves as SEE's Office Coordinator. She is responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of the office. In addition to serving as the primary point of contact for all projects and supporters of SEE, Gracie acts as the lead source for administrative support to the Executive Director and the organization in general. Gracie transitioned her career to the non-profit sector after being motivated to fulfill her lifetime passion of working to improve the common good of society. She is very proud to be at SEE and working with such inspiring leaders and activists.

Elena Marin

Administrative Assistant

Elena provides support to the SEE team with 14 years of Administrative experience behind her, 11 of those in the non-profit sector and 6 of those in fiscal capacity. She is excited to work on behalf of the projects at SEE by supporting the administrative needs. Helping to make the world a better, safer, kinder, and more just place for all, especially those with little or no voice, has been her life-long intention. Elena studied at UCLA and graduated with two Bachelor's degrees in English and World Arts & Cultures.