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.
Yun Kim, Ed.D, Vice-Chair
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.