California Family Resource Association


CFRA's operations are managed by a highly qualified staff with experience working with issues affecting children, families and communities. They are committed to building strong families and communities through the family strengthening movement with community-based family strengthening organizations.

President & CEO, Child Abuse Prevention Center

Sheila Boxley
Since 1985, Sheila has dedicated her talents and career to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. In 1997, Sheila became the President & CEO of the Child Abuse Prevention Center (CAP Center). Today the CAP Center has over 30 staff in its central office, a 50 member highly prestigious board of directors, and operates programs statewide and internationally through four integrated corporations. CFRA joined forces with the Child Abuse Prevention Center in the Summer of 2012.

Sheila has been a strong proponent of collaboration in her work. She co-founded the Family Support Collaborative in Sacramento County which was granted governance for a $14 million prevention program by the Board of Supervisors. Sheila was recognized with a national award for her efforts at collaboration in 2002 by the Child Welfare League of America. She serves as a member of the State Child Death Council, on the board of Voices for National Service, and is Vice Chair of the California AmeriCorps Alliance.

CFRA Program Manager


CFRA Project Manager

Jamie Mauhay

Jamie primarily handles our advocacy-focused grant projects and supports our CFRA Policy Committee. She brings several years of experience working in the State Capitol, and her skills in public policy and legislative advocacy are a huge asset to CFRA and our members.

Phone: 916.244.1941



CFRA Information Systems Specialist

Rachael Harrington

Rachael has over 13 years experience working in nonprofits in Northern CA. She is responsible for ensuring consistent and effective communication between CFRA and our statewide partners. She also provides support to CFRA members by responding to member inquiries and requests for information and technical assistance regarding advocacy, communications strategies, research, etc. Rachael helps develop and coordinate conferences, trainings, and other learning opportunities for members.

Phone: 916.244.1946