Community Bridges Adds Marketing Executive to Leadership Team

Santa Cruz County, CA — Community Bridges is pleased to announce the appointment of a veteran Marketing and Communications Executive with over 20 years of public sector experience to its Executive Leadership Team.

Jayme Ackemann joins the team in the role of Marketing and Communications Manager. She will oversee fundraising and donor outreach, programmatic marketing and communications, events planning, and digital content strategy for Community Bridges.

“Everything we do starts with good communication and community engagement and Jayme brings decades of outreach and local government experience to this role,” said Ray Cancino, CEO of Community Bridges. “Community Bridges has done a great job of raising its profile by sharing our mission and vision in the last several years. With Jayme’s addition to the team, we look forward to further elevating and amplifying our agency vision which is to serve and support every member of our community from their earliest days through their golden years.”

Jayme began her career with KSBW before transitioning into Public Affairs. She spent a decade with the San Mateo County Transit District eventually coming to oversee marketing, public relations, crisis communications, outreach, government relations, digital content strategy, and event planning for SamTrans, Caltrain, VTA, San Jose Water, and Santa Cruz Metro.

She, her husband, their two daughters, and their dog Riley have lived in Ben Lomond for more than 15 years. Jayme also serves on the Board of Directors for the San Lorenzo Valley Water District. In her free time, she writes columns on local transportation and infrastructure issues for the San Lorenzo Valley Post and San José Spotlight.


Community Bridges envisions a thriving community where every person has the opportunity to unleash their full potential. Together, our family of programs delivers essential services, provides equitable access to resources, and advocates for health and dignity across every stage of life. To learn more, please visit

The Community Bridges family of programs includes the Child & Adult Care Food Program, Child Development Division, Women, Infants and Children (WIC), La Manzana Community Resources, Live Oak Community Resources, Mountain Community Resources, Nueva Vista Community Resources, Elderday Adult Day Health Care, Lift Line and Meals on Wheels for Santa Cruz County.

Contact: Jayme Ackemann
(831) 688-8840 ext 285

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