Our Team

Staff Members

Quyên Đinh

Executive Director

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

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Anna Hyunah Byon

Director of National Policy

Anna is SEARAC’s Director of National Policy. They manage SEARAC’s federal policy advocacy for immigration, health, and aging issues and engage with policymakers and community… Read more

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Mandy Diêc

California Deputy Director

Mandy is the California Deputy Director, overseeing SEARAC’s advocacy and building community at the state level. SEARAC’s work in California focuses on amplifying the voices… Read more

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Thuy Do

Senior California Program Manager

Thuy is SEARAC’s Senior California Program Manager and works to provide thought partnership and execute SEARAC’s state-level programming. She is responsible for managing coalitions, cultivating… Read more

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Phun H

Communications Associate

Phun is SEARAC’s Communications Associate and supports our communications strategies to increase the visibility and reach of SEARAC’s work. Prior to this role, she served… Read more

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Andrew C. Lee

Senior California Policy Manager

Andrew manages SEARAC’s state-level policy and legislative advocacy in California. He leads relationships with policymakers, cultivates statewide partnerships, and builds the advocacy capacity of community… Read more

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Katrina Dizon Mariategue

Chief Operating Officer

As SEARAC’s first ever Chief Operating Officer, Katrina provides strategic management and oversight of the organization’s infrastructure, which includes finance and grants administration, human resources, and… Read more

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Jenna McDavid

Director of Development

Jenna is SEARAC’s Director of Development, managing SEARAC’s fundraising strategies to ensure organizational sustainability and drive growth. She works with SEARAC’s Executive Director to set and… Read more

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Kham S. Moua

National Deputy Director

Kham S. Moua oversees SEARAC’s communications, field, and policy portfolios through landscape and strategic analysis, community engagement, and legislative and regulatory advocacy. Kham has spent… Read more

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Phoebe Tran

Operations and Finance Manager

Phoebe handles SEARAC’s operations and finances, working behind the scenes to make sure everything runs smoothly. Prior to joining the team, she honed her logistic… Read more

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Natalie Truong

Associate Director of Education Policy

Natalie is SEARAC’s Associate Director of Education Policy, where she works to prioritize evidence-based policies to advance student success for Southeast Asian American students. Prior… Read more

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Elaine Sanchez Wilson

Senior Director of Communications

Elaine leads SEARAC’s communications and resource development strategies. Her portfolio includes a wide variety of editorial and academic consulting work, with topics ranging from public… Read more

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