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OUR TEAM

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Justine Vo 

Justine graduated with a Bachelor of Sciences in Biological Sciences with a concentration in Cellular and Developmental from California State University, Fullerton. She began to work in community health during her undergraduate. She is bilingual and has four years of experience working with the Vietnamese community in Orange County.

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Kim Pham , MS

Kim has over 30 years of experience working in social services and the aging field. Since joining VACF in 2019, she has been guiding cancer patients and their families to appropriate resources, providing emotional support, and promoting community health wellness with her team.

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Kim Van Der Ham 

Kim graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts degree in Psychology and Social Behavior and has worked in the non-profit sector for the last decade. She is passionate about serving the community and addressing key focus areas such as access to care and mental health. Kim strives to continuing making an impact through advocacy and quality of services to better serve community members and their families.

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Quy Le 

Quy holds a B.S. degree in Public Health from California State University, Fullerton. She is interested in working with people from different backgrounds as she can share and learn about other people's cultures. She is also bilingual in English and Vietnamese. She enjoys crocheting during her free time.

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Quynh Do 

Quynh graduated from UCSB with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology. She is bilingual and enjoys working along side her church for 9 years to help the community. She plans to continue with schooling toward a Doctorate in Sociology.

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Tu Do 

Tu graduated with a degree in Marketing in Vietnam. She likes working in a dynamic and challenging environment. She had always participated in non-profit associations to help the community within her ability. Her life motto is "Giving will last forever."

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Veronica  Valenzuela 

Veronica was born and raised in El Salvador and immigrated to the United States in the 90s. Mrs. Valenzuela is bilingual and is passionate about helping and empowering others. She enjoys spending time with her family, trying new food spots, and watching sports.  

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Vi Doan 

Vi obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science - Community Health from California State University, Long Beach. Her career goal is to improve the overall health quality of the community and make the community a better place. In her free time, she enjoys working out and being active. 

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Duong Nguyen

Ms. Duong has been working with the Vietnamese community in Orange County since 2021. She enjoys directly working with cancer patients and providing emotional support for those in need. 

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Giang Pham 

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Hailey Do, MPH 

Hailey holds an MPH with a focus on gerontology and has a strong background in community education. She's passionate about health equity, in which everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health. In her free time, Hailey enjoys spending time with her family, her pet dogs and fishes.

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Hennie Nguyen 

Hennie graduated with a Bachelor or Arts degree in Public Health Policy at University of California, Irvine. She strives to promote community wellness by focusing on increasing one's health literacy through acts of education and high quality care. She is bilingual and in her free time, likes to spend time with family and try new foods. 

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Nail the Therapist
(Everyone's Favorite Co-worker)

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Becky Nguyen
MPA, MPH

 

Becky has a passion for working with the communities and has dedicated herself to serving the needy populations in Orange County for several decades. She is currently the Executive Director at the VACF. Under her leadership, VACF has been developing numerous collaborations with multi-ethnic community agencies, increasing community visibility in academia through community-based participatory research, advancing community health efforts to be more inclusive, and addressing health disparities by involving multi-disciplinary entities and sectors.

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Christina Khodavandi
BSN, RN, PHN

Christina holds a Bachelor Science in Nursing. She chose public health as a career to contribute to the overall health of her community through her efforts and to also be on the front lines in the battle against diseases.  She loves educating, preventive care and community health which leads to advocacy for patients and communities she hopes to empower individuals with the knowledge and resources necessary to better manage their own health and that of their families. 

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Dung Hua
MHA 

Dung is passionate to fight for healthcare access in the community, which stems from her experience working with the underserved community since her college years, where she experienced first-hand the importance of health literacy and the impact of social determinants of health. Currently, she oversees all VACF’s program activities with her strong foundation in health sciences, health systems, monitoring, and evaluation. With over 15 years in community work and health programs, she is dedicated to supporting underserved individuals and families.

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Dung Nguyen 

Ms. Dung has been a dedicated volunteer at VACF since 2019. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, riding bike, gardening, and watching TV shows. 

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