Board of Directors
Sunny Kang, D.D., Chair
Rev. Kang has been in pastoral ministries since 1981 and is currently the Head Pastor at United University 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 as a Grant Program Manager for the McKnight Foundation, and as a national staff of the Presbyterian Committee on Self-Development of People of the PCUSA General Assembly. Rev. Kang has been married to his wife Maryan Presler, and they have 3 children: Taylor, Mia, and Wes.
Nancy Pak, Vice Chair
Ms. Nancy Pak is a commercial and residential real estate developer, overseeing a portfolio of properties throughout Koreatown and Downtown LA. She serves on the board of directors for SIA Projects (Save Iconic Architecture), a foundation dedicated to preserving architecturally notable properties from demolition through historical landmark designation. She also serves on the board of The Chung and Soon Pak Family Foundation, established in 2017 with the mission of serving the Korean American community through educational endowments. She graduated from UCLA with a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature.
Yun Kim, Ed.D., Secretary
Ms. 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.
Charles Yoo, Treasurer
Mr. Charles Yoo is the Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst at Capital Group Companies, Inc. He was born in Singapore and grew up in Vancouver, Canada. Mr. Yoo attended the University of Texas-Pan American on a golf scholarship and graduated with an International Business degree. He 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, M.S.H.A., Member
Mr. Jae Chung is the Vice President, Strategy and Business Development. He has previously held leadership positions at City of Hope National Medical Center and Dignity Health. Mr. Chung holds a Master’s 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.
Samantha Han, M.D., Member
Dr. Samantha Han is a Board-Certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist and is the lead esthetician at SH Aesthetics Laser Center. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Los Angeles and received her medical degree from New York Medical College in 1995 and has been in practice for over 20 years. While working towards her degree, Dr. Han completed her residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York. She is an active Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
Anthony Kim, Member
Anthony Kim has more than 24 years of experience within the field of Commercial and Retail Banking and his expertise is a well-recognized among the executives of Korean American banking industry. Currently, Anthony is the Executive Vice President and Banking Officer at Hanmi Bank. Prior to this position, he served as Senior Vice President and District Manager, District I/CLC I at BBCN Bank. Anthony received his Master’s degree at the Pacific Coast Banking School (PCBS) and his bachelor’s degree at California State University.
Eugene Kim, M.D., Member
Dr. Eugene Kim is a double board-certified plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills. He currently serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor in Plastic Surgery at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Kim obtained his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College and his medical degree at New Jersey Medical School. He completed his surgical residency and fellowship at New Jersey Medical School and his plastic surgery fellowship at University of California, Irvine.
Eugene Kimn, M.D., Member
Dr. Eugene Kimn is board-certified in Child and Adolescent, Addiction, and General Psychiatry, practicing in Los Angeles since 2008. He currently works at Paradigm Malibu, where he works with adults and adolescents through mental health and addiction services. He remains a strong advocate for mental health for all ages, genders, races, and cultures. Dr. Kimn obtained his undergraduate degree at Duke University, medical degree at the Medical University of South Carolina, and completed his general residency at the University of Southern California. He also completed a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at USC and his Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at UCLA-San Fernando Valley.
Christine Oh, Member
Ms. Christine Oh 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. Ms. Oh received her BS from California State University, Northridge.
Jina Park, Member
Ms. Jina Park 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. She 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. Ms. Park attended FIDM and received her Bachelor’s degree from UCLA.
Julie Whang, D.D.S., Member
Dr. Julie Whang is an orthodontist at Arcadia Dentaldontics. She was active in the USC Korean Dental Students Association. Dr. Whang received her Doctor of Dental Surgery from USC and Bachelor’s degree from Occidental College. She also received her Certificate in Orthodontics and Master’s in Oral Biology at UCLA. While studying orthodontics, she worked at the UCLA Venice Clinic and served as Head Graduate TA.
Lisa Yang, Member
Ms. Lisa Yang is a Partner at Lim Nexus, where she practices business litigation. Ms. Yang has served as the President of the Korean American Bar Association of Southern California, former board member of the Center for the Pacific American Family, and past president and chair of the International Association of Korean Lawyers, Overseas Chapter. She received her undergraduate degree from Occidental College and her law degree from University of San Diego School of Law.
Angela Yoon, J.D., Member
Ms. Angela F. Yoon is a Civil Service Advocate for the Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources, where she represents various County departments in administrative hearings involving employee disciplinary matters. Prior to this assignment, she worked for (now former) Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich of LA County Board of Supervisors as Board Deputy for health and homelessness issues of the 5th District. Ms. Yoon has been a public servant throughout her career, serving active duty as an officer in the US Army Military Intelligence Corps immediately upon graduating UCLA with a Political Science degree. She continues to stay involved with Asian-American issues, particularly as they affect constituents in the County, and is an active member of the Los Angeles County Asian American Employee Association.