2020-21 Board of Directors


Jeff Jenq, Ph.D., President

Transportation System Management and Operations Program Manager

Maricopa Association of Governments


Ilene Takiguchi, Treasurer

Accountant Consultant

CFO, Rosie on the House


Kathy Nakagawa, PhD, Secretary

Associate Professor, Asian Pacific American Studies

Arizona State University


Kelly Hsu, M.D., Founder


Meridian Pain Management


Nina Agbayani, R.N.

Clinical Customer Manager

McKesson Corporation


Joyce M. Baker, Ph.D.

Information Security Management


Geneva Baruelo, M.A.

Doctor in Training / Medical Student

Midwestern University


Kinal Bhatt, M.D.

Clinical Research Associate



Diana Chen, J.D.


United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


Mark Hong, M.D.


Arizona State Urology


Tara McCollum Plese, MPA

Chief External Affairs Officer

Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers



Our Commitment to Transparency


Asian Pacific Community in Action (APCA) is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization serving Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) and emerging communities in Arizona. APCA is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ. It is governed by a board of directors with 12 members.


APCA is a Silver Level Participant in the GuideStar Exchange. Current IRS form 990s as well as latest financial statements are available to review on the GuideStar Exchange. APCA is subject to an annual fiscal audit or review by a Certified Public Accountant.