APIAHF

Elaine Andres

C4H Community Engagement Coordinator

Elaine leads community engagement at Capacity for Health, a program of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. Her experiences in higher education, non-profits, startups and community advocacy organizations have honed her ability to communicate across different registers and spark challenging conversations among diverse audiences with clarity, sensitivity, and sometimes fun. A firm believer…

Lianne Araki

Senior Executive Administrator

Lianne Araki is the Senior Executive Administrator at the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. In this role, she provides administrative support for the executive office, the board of directors, and manages the operations in the Oakland headquarters. Prior to joining APIAHF, Lianne was the Executive Assistant to the CEO at Silicon Valley Community…

Holly Avey

Director of Monitoring and Evaluation

Holly is the APIAHF Director of Monitoring and Evaluation. In her role she collects and analyzes data to support progress toward goals for APIAHF and its divisions. She enjoys getting to know each part of the organization and encouraging cross-learning. She also supports overall strategy for APIAHF and participates in a few key partnerships with…

Erica Maria Cheung

Community Engagement Coordinator

Erica is the Community Engagement Coordinator at Capacity for Health, a program of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. In her role, she coordinates marketing, communications, and content curation while also implementing recruitment strategies for C4H’s National Learning Community for HIV/CBO Leadership. A feminist writer and educator, she has always emphasized social justice…

Ben D’Avanzo

Senior Policy Analyst

Ben is the Senior Policy Analyst in APIAHF’s Policy and Network Innovations team. In this role, he develops policy positions, leads advocacy projects and provides strategic advice around issues that include health access, public health, and data equity. Ben works with policymakers and organizational partners to ensure the voices of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and…

Christian Flores

Summer Intern

Christian is an MPH Graduate Student from the George Washington University and a Summer Intern in APIAHF’s Policy and Network Innovations team. In this role, he works closely with the Senior Policy Analyst to support health forum’s multiple policy initiatives and advocacy around issues including language access, health access and data equity. Additionally, he is…

Nicole Freeman

Senior Program Manager

A microbiologist and public health scientist by training, she has broad public health skills including: the conduct of evaluation and seroprevalence studies; the implementation of PEPFAR Health Initiatives on HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria prevention, care and treatment programs; developing laboratory surveillance systems; and serving complex humanitarian emergencies (Haiti post-earthquake, cholera outbreak, and West African Ebola…

April Hall

Executive Assistant

April is the Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff. In her day-to-day role, she uses her organizational and multi-tasking skills to manage her executive’s calendar, facilitate weekly meetings, as well as manage the DC office operations. She has a passion for public service and brings a wealth of knowledge to…

Iyanrick John

Senior Policy Strategist

Iyanrick John, is the policy director 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. Prior to working at APIAHF, Iyanrick worked as a policy analyst for…

Maya Kageyama

Training and Development Manager

Maya is the Practice Manager for APIAHF’s Capacity for Health project. In her role, Maya manages project planning and implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and delivers training and one-on-one consulting engagements. As a natural connector and optimizer, Maya is methodical and compassionate. She creates collaborative learning opportunities, in which she facilitates partnerships and connects clients to…

Lenaya Kimball

C4H Experienced Assistant

Lenaya is the Experience Assistant for Capacity for Health (C4H), the national capacity building program of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. She provides administrative support, technical skills and insights as the C4H team designs and implements a distance learning program for non-profit managers. She brings a unique lens to her team, with…

Krystian Palmero

Content Strategist

Krystian is the Content Strategist at Capacity for Health, a program of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. With experiences in K-12 education and non-profit organizations, Krystian is a lifelong educator and responsible for developing a unified and continuous learning experience for those engaging in the National Learning Community for HIV CBO Leadership.…

Donovan Ramos

C4H Instructional Designer

Donovan is the Learning Management System Manager for APIAHF’s Capacity for Health project. In his role, he manages and develops the courses for online learning. A skilled visual teacher, Donovan designs trainings to strengthen the skills of leaders across the US to End the HIV Epidemic. Before APIAHF, Donovan worked at SF State where he…

Arronoel Rosellon

Digital Communications Specialist

Arronoel Rosellon is the Digital Communications Specialist at the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum 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. In his role, he implements strategies and engages current and new audiences…

Lily Shen

Program Manager

Lily is the Program Manager for APIAHF’s COVID-19 projects. In her role, she will forge partnerships with national and local organizations to convene a National AANHPI COVID-19 Health Response Partnership. She will also support the IPC training initiative for a National Healthcare Workforce. Lily will utilize her organizational, project management, and relationship-building skills to support…