Jeanette started her career in the field of television and communications at KQED TV in San Francisco and later in Washington, D.C. as a consultant on television programs for HUD and the Ford Foundation. After returning to the Bay Area Ms. Roach spent 25 years as a residential real estate broker.
A lifelong animal lover, she does not remember a time in her life without a beloved pet and currently has two dogs. Ms. Roach is married to Edward Roach, an attorney and real estate developer, and has one daughter and two grandchildren. Ms. Roach joined the Board of Directors in 2007.