Mee Moua, Charmaine Manansala Join APIA Health Forum

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum today named former Minnesota State Senator Mee Moua as vice president of strategic impact initiatives and Charmaine Manansala as vice president for strategic engagement initiatives.

Sen. Moua and Ms. Manansala will join vice president of operations Patricia Aguilera who began on October 1, 2010, in setting the strategies of APIAHF’s work. This includes all areas of substantive work across programs, in policy advocacy at the federal and state levels, and expanding APIAHF’s national profile and leadership role in Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) communities, as well as in public health and health policy.

“Charmaine Manansala and Senator Mee Moua join us with distinguished backgrounds in health advocacy, social activism and community engagement. We look forward to their leadership and guidance as we work to influence policy, mobilize communities, and strengthen programs and organizations,” said Kathy Lim Ko, president and CEO of APIAHF. “Together, they will lead our health justice agenda and our work to address health disparities and to advance policies and programs that improve the health of all vulnerable communities.”

The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.

Read the complete announcement here.

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