Comings & Goings

Kamren Hernandez

Kamren Hernandez recently joined the mail services team along with Ronald Skinner. He previously worked for the Berkeley Unified School District, as a grounds and maintenance worker. He’s from the bay area born and raised and likes to chill and have a good time. He’s all for positive vibes and having fun with life.


The following people moved on to other opportunities in October: Anhara Alexander (HR) and Claire Trias (BCLT)

Jennifer Emiko Boyden

Jennifer Emiko Boyden recently joined Berkeley Law as an event planner, after spending 14 years with the Grassroots Institute for Fundraising Training (GIFT). At GIFT, Jenny was on the organizing team for Money for Our Movements: A Social Justice Fundraising Conference, served as editor and publisher of the Grassroots Fundraising Journal, and managed organizational communications and marketing. She has a B.A. in Psychology and Women’s Studies from Pomona College and an M.S.W. from San Francisco State University. Jenny lives in Oakland with her partner, two kids, and a cat named Stella.

Arianna Wolff

Arianna recently joined Berkeley Law as the Program Administrator for CLEE. This past spring, she graduated from UCLA with a B.S. in Environmental Science; she developed a student volunteer program for drought-resistant landscaping, worked in the City of Beverly Hills’ Water Conservation Office, and studied Los Angeles pollinators for her senior thesis. When she’s not at work she enjoys hiking, reading fantasy novels, and exploring San Francisco.

Rachel Johnson-Farias

Rachel Johnson-Farias is the Executive Director of the Center on Reproductive Rights & Justice (CRRJ). She returns to Berkeley Law (class of ’12) from Esq. Apprentice, a non-profit she founded which helps low-income people of color become lawyers without debt via legal apprenticeship. Rachel is from Gary, IN by way of Stone Mountain, GA. But, after living in Oakland for 10 years and having two homebirths here, she now calls Oakland home.

Anthony Chin

Anthony Chin recently joined Berkeley Law as a Financial Analyst. He has previously worked at Haas and CSS in various roles, but most recently as a Research Administrator. Before working on campus, he worked at various biotech companies around the Bay Area like Roche and BioMarin. He has a BS in Pharmacological Chemistry from UC San Diego, and loves watching and playing basketball.

Emma Lindley

Emma Lindley recently joined Berkeley Law as the Academic HR Analyst for instructional titles. Previously she worked as an Academic HR Analyst in the Department of Mathematics. She likes walks on the beach, office plants, and Nixle alerts about mountain lions. She works hard so her dog can have a better life.

Marissa Ha

Marissa Ha is a recent Berkeley graduate who has joined Berkeley Law as a new Academic HR Analyst. She previously worked as a program management assistant for the Haas School of Business, a research assistant in a molecular toxicology laboratory, a contributing author of an neuroscience blog, and a writing tutor for college students. She is literate in four languages and is currently training for her first long distance race.

Amanda Prasuhn – New LRAP Advisor

Amanda Prasuhn recently joined the Financial Aid Office as the Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) Advisor. Amanda is originally from St. Louis, Missouri. She holds a B.S. in Biology from the University of Missouri and a J.D. from Stanford Law School. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, she was a senior associate attorney at a private public interest environmental law firm working on protecting California’s water, consumers, public lands, and threatened and endangered species. Before that, she was a legal fellow at the Center for Biological Diversity focused on oceans and environmental health. She currently lives in Berkeley and spends her free time running, hiking, camping, and volunteering with local youth organizations.

Yongbin Chang

Yongbin Chang is excited to join Berkeley Law as the Student Services Coordinator. Yongbin is a recent graduate from UC Berkeley and previously he worked at Residential Student Services working with the residential community in various capacities. He currently lives in Berkeley and loves to cook, hike, and draw maps in his free time.