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…

Holly Avey

Director of Monitoring and Evaluation

Holly is the Director of Monitoring and Evaluation in APIAHF’s Chief Strategy Office. In her role she collects and analyzes data to assess client satisfaction, organization and division progress toward goals, and overall lessons learned. Holly uses her skills as a listener, observer, and big-picture thinker to pose the questions that can prompt greater reflection…

Ben Cabangun, MA

C4H Managing Director

Ben is the director of strategy & design at APIAHF’s Capacity for Health project. In his role, he experiments with fun ideas in the marathon-like world of programmatic strategy. Ben leans into his activator strength to cultivate solutions for complex challenges. Ben is a “leadership pipeline baby.” He is among countless emerging non-profit leaders–who like…

Marianne Chung

Senior Director of Network Innovation

Marianne Chung, MPH, is Senior Director of Network Innovation 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. Marianne is responsible for directing the organization’s work to…

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…

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

Practice 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…

Bonnie Kwon

Director of Network Innovations

Bonnie is Director of Network Innovation on APIAHF’s Policy & Network Innovation team. In her role, she deepens advocacy capacity for community-based organizations and individuals to fight for health equity. As an organizer and strategist, Bonnie utilizes storytelling, cultivates leaders and builds relationships to move hearts and minds. Before APIAHF, Bonnie fought for immigrant and…

Lauren Pongan

Network Innovations Manager

Lauren is the Network Innovations Manager on APIAHF’s Policy and Network Innovations Team. She works to build and strengthen partnerships with community-based organizations on policy, advocacy, and mobilization for health equity. Using creative problem solving, Lauren helps to design strategies to strengthen communities and AA & NHPI leaders across the country. Before joining APIAHF, Lauren…

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…

Nikola Sobot

Director of Fund Development

Prior to joining APIAHF, Nikola worked on developing partnerships with investors, asset owners and service providers to create Sustainable Financial Systems. Nikola held executive roles within several International NGO’s. He was an advisor at the United Nations in New York and worked in European Parliament, European Commission and Council of Europe where he created a…

AJ Titong

AJ Titong

Senior Communications Manager

AJ Titong is a senior communications manager 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. AJ Titong has an expertise in visual storytelling, social media, brand…