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Staff

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 Maniquis

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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Kimmy is newly appointed to this leadership role. She oversees the administration, programs and strategic plan of SIPA. 

Hannah-Kalea Enriquez

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

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Hannah manages the day-to-day affairs of the SIPA team. She has an extensive background in non-profit work spanning years.

Maria Valendez

YOUTH PROGRAM MANAGER

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Maria Carmel Valendez oversees the After School & Youth Program at SIPA, including the Filipino Youth Summer Program.

Eddy M. Gana Jr.

IN HOME OUTREACH COUNSELOR

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Eddy M. Gana Jr., MSW, ACSW runs the Mental Health Outreach Program and provides direct services to youth and families.

Dave Andrew Icarangal

BUSINESS COUNSELOR

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As the Business Counselor, Dave gives assistance to business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in Los Angeles.

Madeline Dimayuga

MARKETING COORDINATOR

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Madeline manages the online presence of SIPA while also connecting the community to upcoming events hosted by our organization.