Rev. Sunny Kang, Chair
Rev. Kang has been in pastoral ministries since 1981 and is currently the Senior Pastor at St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church. He received his Master of Divinity at Bethel Theological Seminary and completed his Doctor of Divinity at the United Theological Seminary. In addition to pastoral ministries, Rev. Kang has been an active member in serving the community. Rev. Kang has been married to his wife Maryan Presler, and they have 3 children: Taylor, Mia, and Elliot.
Teri is an attorney at Law Offices of M. Teri Lim & Associates, where she specializes in Family Law and Bankruptcy Law. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Teri was a Social Worker with the LA County Department of Mental Health and Department of Children and Family Services. As a 1.5 generation Korean American who immigrated to the US in 6th grade, she is perfectly bilingual and bicultural in English and Korean. Teri received her BA from UCLA, MSW from Bryn Mawr College, and JD from Southwestern University. Teri was a recipient of the prestigious Coro Foundation Public Affairs Fellowship and the Jesse Unruh California State Assembly Fellowship.
Yun Kim, Ed.D, Treasurer
Yun Kim is CEO of Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine. Founded in 1983, it is one of the oldest and most distinguished schools of acupuncture in the United States. She received her Doctorate Of Education in Educational Leadership at USC.
Julie Yu, Secretary
Julie is a Law Clerk at Lim, Ruger & Kim, LLP, one of the largest Korean-owned firms in the nation. Prior to that, she was a senior analyst at First Interstate Bancorp. Julie received her JD from Abraham Lincoln University, College of Law and her BA in Education from Cal State Long Beach. Julie enjoys golfing, skiing, tennis and photography. She volunteers in the community through the LA Giant Lions Club, the BLOOM Charity, and by mentoring high school youth at her church.
Alvin D. Kang, Member
Alvin was the former President & CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of BBCN Bancorp, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, BBCN Bank. He began his professional career as a CPA, and served as an audit partner at KPMG LLP. Prior to KPMG, he served in the U.S. Army as an Infantry Lieutenant and Finance Officer. Alvin serves on the board of Commonwealth Business Bank. He graduated from the California State University at Los Angeles with a BS in Accounting.
Young Min Kim, Member
Young is the founder and CEO of Pancom International, an advertising firm specializing in Asian American markets. Born and raised in Seoul, Korea, Young graduated from Seoul National University and has published his own book, “Lord, Have You Really Died Even For Me?” which elaborates on his personal Christian journey. He is an elder for the ANC Onnuri Church and travels frequently around the country and world for his work with Korean family ministries. Young is a talented musician who used to play guitar in the college band “Sand Pebbles” and now he plays keyboard during the worship service at the church.
Bonita is the Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Hanmi Bank. She has 27 years of experience working at numerous banks, including, BBCN Bank, Nara Bank, and Shinhan Bank as an Executive Vice President and other various roles. Bonita received a BS from University of Illinois, Chicago, and has been a part of the Executive Program in Corporate Strategy at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
John is an account manager at the Southern California Edison. He previously worked at Korea Times as a political beat reporter. John studied Music-Guitar Performance at the Musician’s Institute, Hollywood and uses his musical talents as a worship leader at his church.
Christine Y. Oh, Member
Christine is the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Open Bank. She has 21 years of experience in banking and volunteers at her church regularly. She received her BS from California State University, Northridge.
Jina Park, Member
Jina is the founder and CEO of PLUSH (Posh Little Urbanites Show), a luxury baby and toddler trade show in Los Angeles, and PlushLittleBaby.com, a website and blog for luxury baby and toddler goods. Jina and her husband are active in their church and Generosity Water, a non-profit through which they have built multiple drinking water wells in Africa. Jina attended FIDM and received her BA from UCLA.
Alice is an ophthalmologis and oculofacial, orbital specialist at the Center of Oculofacial & Orbital Surgery. She received her BS at MIT and attended Duke Medical School. After completing her residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Alice did a 2-year fellowship in oculoplastic, orbital, reconstructive, and lacrimal surgery at the University of Iowa. Alice has also been involved in medical missions work, volunteered at shelters, and volunteer to help those who need eyecare.
Julia Song, MD, Member
Julia is an ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist at Dr. Song Vision Ophthalmology. After receiving her BS at MIT, she attended Northwestern Medical School, completed her residency in ophthalmology at the University of Texas Southwestern, and did a 2-year glaucoma fellowship at Duke University. Julia has also participated in medical missions work locally and internationally, volunteered at shelters, and volunteered to help others who are in need of eyecare.
Julie is an orthodontist Arcadia Dentaldontics. She was active in the USC Korean Dental Students Association. Julie received her DDS from USC and BA from Occidental College. She received her Certificate in Orthodontics and MS in Oral Biology at UCLA. While studying orthodontics, she worked at the UCLA Venice Clinic and served as Head Graduate TA.
Charles Yoo, Member
Charles Yoo is the Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst at Capital Group Companies, Inc. He was born in Singapore and grew up in Vancouver, Canada. Charles attended the University of Texas-Pan American on a golf scholarship and graduated with an International Business degree. Charles and his wife, Mi Kyong, are licensed foster parents, and have recently adopted. He is a graduate of The Riordan Leadership Institute Program and has served as a Board Intern at Orangewood Children’s Foundation. His long term goal is to help adoption and foster nonprofit organizations, to help develop a strategic plan and direction.
Jae Chung, Member
Jae is the Vice President, Strategy and Business Development and a member of the Executive Team at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. He has previously held leadership positions at City of Hope National Medical Center and Dignity Health. Jae holds a masters degree in Health Administration from California State University Northridge and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of La Verne. He volunteers as a member of the Practitioner Advisory Council for the Health Sciences department at California State University Northridge.