Our Team

Staff Members

Quyen Dinh

Executive Director

Quyen is the Executive Director of the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC). Originally formed in 1979, SEARAC was founded by a group of American humanitarians… Read more

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Katrina Dizon Mariategue

Director of National Policy

Katrina leads SEARAC’s immigration policy and mass incarceration work. Previously, Katrina worked in the labor movement for six years at the American Federation of Labor and… Read more

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Gabriel Garcia

Boys & Men of Color Coordinator

Gabriel coordinates SEARAC’s work around building Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) inclusion in the larger na­rrative around boys and men of color…. Read more

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Lee Lo

California Policy Advocate

Lee leads SEARAC’s health and education advocacy to address health and education disparities within the Southeast Asian American community. Lee also expands the policy advocacy… Read more

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Monica Speight

Outreach and Field Director

Monica is SEARAC’S Field Director, working to promote and support community and stakeholder involvement. Before joining SEARAC she helped advance the policy agenda at the NAACP… Read more

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Alyssa Tulabut

Training Manager

Alyssa manages SEARAC’s annual Leadership & Advocacy Training (LAT), our flagship program, and our Leadership, Empowerment, & Advocacy Fellowship (LEAF). She also leads the planning of… Read more

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Elaine Sanchez Wilson

Director of Communications and Development

Elaine leads SEARAC’s communications and development. Her portfolio includes a wide variety of editorial and academic consulting work, including revising and authoring chapters in graduate-level… Read more

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Nkauj Iab Yang

Director of California Policy and Programs

Nkauj Iab is the Director of California Policy and Programs. She works closely with Southeast Asian American led and serving organizations throughout California to build… Read more

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Board Members

Trinh Nguyen

Phitsamay Uy

Sharon Stanley-Rea

Catherina Nou

Chair

Sophal Ear

Treasurer

Cynthia Brothers

Secretary