APIAHF

Juliet K. Choi, JD

President and Chief Executive Officer

Juliet K. Choi is the president and Chief Executive Officer of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), a national health justice organization which influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.  She is an accomplished cross-sector leader and coalition…

Curtis Leong, MBA

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Curtis Leong is the chief financial and administrative officer of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), a national health justice organization which influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. His career spans more than 20 years of varied…

Mary L. Smith, JD

Vice President and Managing Director of Programs

Mary Smith, an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation, is Program Executive and Managing Director of Programs at the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF), a national health justice organization which influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.  Mary Smith is a former CEO-equivalent…

Kamanaʻopono M. Crabbe, Ph.D.

Counselor

Dr. Kamanaʻopono M. Crabbe advises APIAHF on its Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander strategy. He is a seasoned spokesperson and representative for the Native Hawaiian community on Native Hawaiian rights, social inequities, community health and resilience, and current social, cultural, educational, economic and political issues affecting Native Hawaiians, Hawai’i and the Pacific. Dr. Crabbe has focused…

Max Niedzwiecki, Ph.D.

Director of Evaluation and Strategy Development

Max Niedzwiecki, Ph.D. serves as the Director of Evaluation and Strategy Development. In the 1980s he began working with organizations that are primarily managed by and for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islanders. Much of his work focuses on holistic approaches that unite analysis with action, advocacy with service, and that bring together diverse partners…