Board Members

Board of Directors

2017

Armen Zohrabian, Chair
Armen Zohrabian is an attorney in the San Francisco office of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP. His practice focuses on complex securities litigation.  Prior to joining the firm, he was an associate in the San Francisco office of a large international law firm, where his practice focused on complex commercial litigation.  Armen received his J.D. with a Certificate in Law and Technology in 2003 from Boalt Hall School of Law at U.C. Berkeley.

Anne Hawkins, Vice Chair
Anne Hawkins is a staff attorney at the Habeas Corpus Resource Center in San Francisco where she represents indigent death row inmates in habeas corpus proceedings before the California Supreme Court.  Prior to joining HCRC in 2007, Anne worked as a litigation associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.  She graduated with a J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law at U.C. Berkeley in 2000.

John George, Secretary
John George is an attorney at Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP, where his practice focuses on complex securities class actions.  Prior to joining Robbins Geller, John served as a law clerk to the Honorable Marilyn L. Huff of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.  He earned his J.D. in 2013 from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he was valedictorian of his law school class.

Nikka Rapkin, Treasurer
Nikka Rapkin is a staff attorney at HomeBase, Center for Common Concerns, where she facilitates capacity building and inter-agency collaboration to strengthen community systems that end homelessness.  Prior to her work at HomeBase, Nikka was a Program Director at Bay Area Community Resources, Co-Founder of the International Cardiovascular Health Alliance (ICHA), and a Senior Associate at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.  She graduated with a J.D. from UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law in 2005.

Niki Aggarwal
Niki Aggarwal is the Product Marketing Manager for Shape Security. Previously, she worked at TechSoup Global as a New Sector Alliance RISE Fellow. Niki earned a B.A. in International Studies from the University of Michigan. Her areas of interest include field marketing, digital campaigns and community fundraising.

Naira Der Kiureghian
Naira Der Kiureghian is an attorney with the Solano County Alternate Public Defender.  She previously worked as an attorney with the Placer County Public Defender, as an associate attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C. and as a law clerk to the Honorable Mary H. Murguia of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Naira graduated with a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2011.

Ken Fisher
Ken Fisher is an experienced filmmaker focused on social justice, nonprofit and documentary storytelling.  As the founder and creative director of Truth Be Told, his passion is to help good causes tell powerful and cinematic stories through documentary film.  His work builds on ten years of creative and strategic experience at top advertising agencies.  Ken’s award-winning films have been shown on the international festival circuit and on PBS.  He is a graduate of Georgetown University and the University of Oxford.

Jack Jackson
Jack Jackson teaches political theory and constitutional law at Whitman College.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley and earned his J.D. from the Cornell Law School with a Certificate in Public Law. He was an Ella Baker Fellow at the Center for Constitutional Rights in 2000.  Jack spent his 1L summer as an Equal Justice America Fellow at the Berkeley office of the Homeless Action Center.

Tushar Karkhanis
Tushar Karkhanis is a commercial strategy professional in the biopharma sector.  Currently, he is a Senior Manager of Market Planning at Genentech, focusing on revenue forecasting and marketing strategy.  Previously, he worked as a strategy consultant at IMS Consulting Group in New York.  He holds degrees in Bioengineering and Engineering Management from the University of Pittsburgh and Duke University, respectively.  Tushar is passionate about applying his strategic planning skills to support programs that work to end homelessness.

Roger Lin
Roger Lin is a Senior Attorney at the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment and an Adjunct Professor in environmental justice at UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law.  Prior to joining the Center, he was a staff attorney at Communities for a Better Environment.  Roger graduated from Golden Gate University School of Law and served as a staff attorney at HAC for five years.

Clara Morain Nabity
Clara Morain Nabity is an attorney at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP.  The focus of her practice is white collar defense.  Previously, she worked as an investigator for the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, the bipartisan commission established by Congress to investigate and report on the causes of the 2008 financial crisis.  She received her undergraduate degree from UC Santa Barbara and her law degree from UC Hastings College of the Law.

Tina Yuen
Tina Yuen is a public health and urban planning professional with over eight years of experience supporting policy, systems and environmental change for healthier, safer and more equitable communities.  She has a strong commitment to environmental justice and health equity.  Tina earned Masters of Public Health and of City Planning from the University of California, Berkeley.  She is a Senior Planner/Designer at ChangeLab Solutions in Oakland.