2020-21 Board of Directors

Albert Celoza, PhD, President
Professor, Phoenix College

Joyce M. Baker, Ph.D., Vice President
Information Security Management

Ilene Takiguchi, Treasurer
Independent Accountant

Geneva Baruelo, M.A.
Doctor in Training / Medical Student
Midwestern University

Jeff Jenq, Ph.D., President
Transportation System Management and Operations Program Manager
Maricopa Association of Governments

Doug Hirano, MPH
Independent Consultant

Ayesha Vohra, J.D.

Meryl Deles
Information Manager, Outreach and Enrollment Services
Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers

Ronae Matriano
Graduate Student, Asian Pacific Studies
Arizona State University


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 9 current 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.