Board Members



Rothmony Laura Som
Biochemist (BS), holistic healer, survivor of the Khmer Rouge massacre

Biography >
"Amazing Woman Recognition" article about Laura >



Congressman Alan Lowenthal
Congress member for the 47th congressional district of the state of California

Dr. Song TAN, M.D.
President of CHPAA (, survivor of the Khmer Rouge massacre

Dr. Visal Nga, D.O.
Board member of CHPAA (, survivor of the Khmer Rouge massacre, doctor of Internal medicine

MAYE Center Director, Laura Som

MAYE Center Director, Laura Som



Cecilia Mauro
Creative Director

Charles Moore
Founder of Long Beach Organic and Algalita (researches the effects of plastic on our oceans -, Researcher, Author of  Plastic Ocean

Dr. Alex Norman, Ph. D.
Former Professor at UCLA for 20 years, community organizer

Jorge Rivera
Community Organizer

Ofelia Rivera
Healthy Cooking Coordinator, Community Organizer

Kea Carney
Community Organizer

Marc Coleman
Civil Rights Attorney and Community Organizer

Don Flaherty
Community Organizer

Erin Foley
Community Organizer

Michael Hollifield
Medical Director of the Program of Traumatic Stress at VA Long Beach Healthcare, M.D. psychologist and acupuncturist

Ms. Evelyn Knight
Community Organizer