Our staff members are passionate about making Los Angeles a better place through the empowerment of the Pilipino community. Read more about them here.
Kimmy is newly appointed to this leadership role. She oversees the administration, programs and strategic plan of SIPA.
DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS
Hannah manages the day-to-day affairs of the SIPA team. She has an extensive background in non-profit work spanning years.
YOUTH PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Maria Carmel Valendez oversees the After School & Youth Program at SIPA, including the Filipino Youth Summer Program.
IN HOME OUTREACH COUNSELOR
Eddy M. Gana Jr., MSW, ACSW runs the Mental Health Outreach Program and provides direct services to youth and families.
As the Business Counselor, Dave gives assistance to business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in Los Angeles.
MARKETING & EVENTS COORDINATOR
Madeline manages the online presence of SIPA while also connecting the community to upcoming events hosted by our organization.