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…

Gabriel Cenizal

Program Assistant

Gabriel is the Program Assistant for APIAHF’s COVID-19 projects. In his role, he will help develop partnerships with national and local organizations to collaborate toward a National AA NHPI COVID-19 Health Response Partnership. He will also support the Intervention, Prevention, and Control (IPC) training initiative for a National Healthcare Workforce. He brings his project management,…

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…

Ephraim Colbert

Digital Media Production Manager

Ephraim is the digital media production manager for APIAHF’s Capacity for Health project. In his role, he leads the development for Ending of the HIV Epidemic video, podcast, and social media series. Ephraim uses communications and productions skills to share and amplify the voices of the voiceless. Before APIAHF Ephraim was a freelance producer working…

April Hall

Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer

April is the Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer. 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 the role providing administrative…

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…

Emeline Kong

Community Engagement & Advocacy Fellow

Emeline is the APIAHF Fellow for Community Engagement & Advocacy. In her role, she works with APIAHF’s network of local community based organizations to provide health and human services to low income, immigrant AA NHPI communities. An aspiring coalition builder, Emeline is committed to multi-lingual services, access to health information and services, and advocacy addressing…

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…

Emerson Shiang

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

Emerson is the monitoring and evaluation specialist for APIAHF’s Capacity for Health project and COVID-19 projects. In his role, Emerson coordinates monitoring and evaluation activities, collects and analyzes quantitative and qualitative data on key impact metrics and indicators. His goal to bridge theory and practice for health and racial equity, drives his work to be…

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…

Jamila Shipp

C4H Managing Director

Jamila Shipp is the managing director for Capacity for Health, a program of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. An Oakland native and nationally respected leader in public health, community advocacy and capacity-building, Shipp brings a heart for social justice, nearly two decades of experience, and a track-record of innovation in an always…

Jesswa Sinaca

Production Coordinator

Jesswa is the Production Coordinator at Capacity for Health, a program of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum. In her role, she provides technical assistance and support on the creation and implementation of multimedia content, supports content creation for social media campaigns, and contributes to the development of multimedia assets across various channels.…

Jasmine Tran

Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

Jasmine is the monitoring and evaluation specialist supporting APIAHF’s COVID-19 projects. In her role, she tracks implementation and outputs, and measures the effectiveness of programs. Jasmine utilizes analytical and systems thinking and community building to understand the needs of people. Before joining APIAHF, Jasmine attended Touro University California, completing her Master’s of Public Health degree.…