Board of Directors

President

Stacia Kato-Takayesu

President

Stacia Kato-Takayesu

Stacia is a graduate of the Riordan Leadership Institute and joined the board of AWBW in 2017. Proud mother to a transgender daughter, she advocates for LGBTQ rights, particularly at the intersect with Asian American Pacific Islander populations. As a trained facilitator with AWBW, she has witnessed first-hand how much creating art can heal. Professionally, she serves Toyota Financial Services as a consultant on Robotic Process Automation projects.

Treasurer

Adam Miller

Treasurer

Adam Miller

Adam works at The Capital Group Companies, home of the American Funds family of mutual funds, as an Emerging Technology Analyst and formerly founded internet company Abroad101. He graduated from the Riordan Leadership Institute in 2017, currently serves on the board of trustees of the MIT Club of Southern California, and previously served on the board of trustees of The Rashi School in Dedham, MA. Adam is chair of our Finance Committee.

Secretary

Tiffany Nicole Bright

Secretary

Tiffany Nicole Bright

Tiffany works as the Brand Partnerships Lead for Entertainment at HYPEBEAST in Downtown Los Angeles. Through her work, she brings years of experience in marketing, digital media, and sales leadership to AWBW’s board in addition to a background in and passion for art and creative expression. Tiffany is a member of the Fund Development committee and Art in the Afternoon event planning committee.

Board Member

Lina Paredes

Board Member

Lina Paredes

Lina brings over 25 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, with a particular emphasis in grantmaking. Lina is a philanthropic consultant for the Guillermo J. Valenzuela Foundation and is responsible for strategically distributing resources towards the improvement of women's health in the Inland Empire. From 2010 to 2014, Lina was the Vice President of Program at the Connecticut Health Foundation, and prior to that she was at the Liberty Hill Foundation where she served as Director of Grantmaking for nine years. She has extensive experience in program development and implementation, governance, and strategic planning. She has served on various boards including Asia Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy and Funders for LGBTQ Issues. Lina has been on the board of AWBW since 2014, including a two year term (2017-19) as President.

Board Member

Nicole Kelsey

Board Member

Nicole Kelsey

Advisory Board

    • Susan Alexander
    • Elisa Della Ripa
    • Heidi Gray
    • Jacquie Israel
    • Mishka Michon
    • Kathy Peterson
    • Jerry Soto
    • Eden Alpert
    • Pam Douglas
    • Caryn Greenhut
    • Larry Layne
    • Mike Mooslin
    • Robin Rea Scarborough
    • Liz Arch
    • Wendy Edlen
    • Gretchen Hays
    • Lynne Leventen
    • Lin Morel
    • Bill Resnick
    • Ben Atherton-Zeman
    • Jamie Escoto
    • Lindsey Horvath
    • Genevieve McDowell
    • Sandra Mueller
    • Toni Rogers
    • Terry Ball
    • Michele Fitzgerald-Winick
    • Yvonne Hsieh
    • Bobbie McMorrow
    • Nellie Newman
    • Dorothea Scattaglia
    • NInkey Dalton
    • Steven Glikbarg
    • Kay Hudnall
    • Cindy McQuade
    • Paul Newman
    • TuLynn Smylie
    • Susan Alexander
    • Ben Atherton-Zeman
    • Elisa Della Ripa
    • Jamie Escoto
    • Heidi Gray
    • Lindsey Horvath
    • Jacquie Israel
    • Genevieve McDowell
    • Mishka Michon
    • Sandra Mueller
    • Kathy Peterson
    • Toni Rogers
    • Jerry Soto
    • Eden Alpert
    • Terry Ball
    • Pam Douglas
    • Michele Fitzgerald-Winick
    • Caryn Greenhut
    • Yvonne Hsieh
    • Larry Layne
    • Bobbie McMorrow
    • Mike Mooslin
    • Nellie Newman
    • Robin Rea Scarborough
    • Dorothea Scattaglia
    • Liz Arch
    • NInkey Dalton
    • Wendy Edlen
    • Steven Glikbarg
    • Gretchen Hays
    • Kay Hudnall
    • Lynne Leventen
    • Cindy McQuade
    • Lin Morel
    • Paul Newman
    • Bill Resnick
    • TuLynn Smylie
    • Susan Alexander
    • Liz Arch
    • Terry Ball
    • Elisa Della Ripa
    • Wendy Edlen
    • Michele Fitzgerald-Winick
    • Heidi Gray
    • Gretchen Hays
    • Yvonne Hsieh
    • Jacquie Israel
    • Lynne Leventen
    • Bobbie McMorrow
    • Mishka Michon
    • Lin Morel
    • Nellie Newman
    • Kathy Peterson
    • Bill Resnick
    • Dorothea Scattaglia
    • Jerry Soto
    • Eden Alpert
    • Ben Atherton-Zeman
    • NInkey Dalton
    • Pam Douglas
    • Jamie Escoto
    • Steven Glikbarg
    • Caryn Greenhut
    • Lindsey Horvath
    • Kay Hudnall
    • Larry Layne
    • Genevieve McDowell
    • Cindy McQuade
    • Mike Mooslin
    • Sandra Mueller
    • Paul Newman
    • Robin Rea Scarborough
    • Toni Rogers
    • TuLynn Smylie
    • Susan Alexander
    • Eden Alpert
    • Liz Arch
    • Ben Atherton-Zeman
    • Terry Ball
    • NInkey Dalton
    • Elisa Della Ripa
    • Pam Douglas
    • Wendy Edlen
    • Jamie Escoto
    • Michele Fitzgerald-Winick
    • Steven Glikbarg
    • Heidi Gray
    • Caryn Greenhut
    • Gretchen Hays
    • Lindsey Horvath
    • Yvonne Hsieh
    • Kay Hudnall
    • Jacquie Israel
    • Larry Layne
    • Lynne Leventen
    • Genevieve McDowell
    • Bobbie McMorrow
    • Cindy McQuade
    • Mishka Michon
    • Mike Mooslin
    • Lin Morel
    • Sandra Mueller
    • Nellie Newman
    • Paul Newman
    • Kathy Peterson
    • Robin Rea Scarborough
    • Bill Resnick
    • Toni Rogers
    • Dorothea Scattaglia
    • TuLynn Smylie
    • Jerry Soto