Staff

Kirin Macapugay

Khydeeja Alam, Executive Director

In December 2023, Khydeeja Alam was appointed as the Executive Director of California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs (CAPIAA). Khydeeja was officially sworn in by the Speaker of the California State Assembly Robert Rivas. Read more about Executive Director Alam.

Kirin Macapugay

Yee Xiong, Manager of Communications and External Affairs

Yee Xiong serves as the Manager of Communications & External Affairs on the California Commission on Asian & Pacific Islander American Affairs (CAPIAA). Read more about Yee Xiong.

Kirin Macapugay

Emma Anderson, Executive Assistant

Emma Anderson serves as the Executive Assistant to Executive Director Khydeeja Alam and brings over 10 years of experience in event management and customer service. Read more about Emma Anderson.

Kirin Macapugay

Aiko Dabu, Intern

Aiko Dabu serves as an intern researcher at the California Commission on Asian & Pacific Islander American Affairs (CAPIAA). Read more about Aiko Dabu.