Raphael joined the Board of CJE in the Fall of 2006. He has been heavily active in community service and advocacy efforts in Marin County since 2001.
Raphael has been a member and current Chair of the Marin County Human Rights Commission since 2002 where he has used his position to promote equality, tolerance and justice in Marin County. In addition, Raphael has previously served on the Community Action Marin Board of Directors, and as a past member and Chair of the Mill Valley Parks and Recreation Commission and he currently serves on the Marin County Open Space Commission. Raphael is also served as Chair of the Bay Area Minority Citizen Advisory Committee to the Metropolitan Transit Commission, and has been a Board member of the Action Coalition for Equity (ACE) since 2005.
Raphael is now employed by Community Action Marin as the Community Liaison, and is the proud father of 10 children, ranging in age from 24 to 41.
Raphael brings a passion for equal justice and extensive governance experience to CJE’s Board of Directors, as a result of his tenure on numerous boards and commissions.