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…

Rina Kitazawa, MPH, MSW

Vice President and Chief of Staff

Rina Kitazawa is the Vice President and Chief of Staff for 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 responsible for the strategic administration of the…

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…