A Message From Our Chief Executive Officer

Pao Yang


My name is Pao Yang and I am the  Chief Executive Officer at

The Fresno Center – formerly Fresno Center for New Americans.

I am honored to be in a position to serve and provide a voice.

The Fresno Center belongs to the community and is here to

serve you. I look forward to engaging with you and cordially 

invite you to visit me at our office.

Executive Team

Pao Yang

 Chief Executive Officer 

Dr. Ghia Xiong, Psy.D.

Program Director of the Living Well Center

Christina Alejo

Program Director of The Holistic Cultural Education and Wellness Center

Jensen Vang

 Development and Finance Director 

Cheng Vang, Ph.D.

Program Director of Welfare to Work

Amee Moua

Human Resource Manager

The Fresno Center Staff

Administration & Finance

Sheng V Lee, Office Manager

Be Her, Accountant Supervisor

Cederila Vang, Administrative Assistant / Finance Assistant*

Samantha An, Bookkeeper

Tia Vang, Bookkeeper

Panda Vang, Receptionist

Daisy Arambula, Receptionist

Tou G. Yang, Program Network and Support Specialist

Katherine C. Lee, Planning Department

AmeriCorps  Listos California

Cheri L. Cruz, Program Supervisor

California Reducing Disparity Project

Melanie Vang, Program Manager

May Vang, Research Associate

CVRC Latino and Southeast Asian Navigator

Lysing Prathammavong, SEA Navigator*

Rosa E. Cabrera, Latino Navigator

Rose Vang, SEA Navigator*

Samnang Hang, SEA Navigator*

Grid Solar and Job Development

Pao Houa Lee, Job Developer

Holistic Cultural Education and Wellness  Center

Brianna M Alston, Cultural Broker

Veronica Bautista, Childcare Provider*

Ana Maria Cuellar Ferradas, Cultural Broker

Ninfa E. Gordoa, Cultural Broker

Devoya Mayo, Cultural Broker

Jasmin Ochoa-Valdez, Childcare Provider

DIa Yang, Cultural Broker

Samnang Heng, Cultural Broker

Kou Y. Her, Gardner / Maintenance*

Lysing Prathammavong, Cultural Broker*

Raquel Anaya De Tapetillo, Childcare Provider


Porchoua Her, Program Manager

Pamee Yang, Project Coordinator*

Esmeralda Chavez,  Community Outreach Coordinator 

Sokserey Choup, Community Outreach Activist

Tinna Phomphiphak, Community Outreach Activist

Living Well Center

Ze Vang, LMFT, Clinical Supervisor

Jeff H. Xiong, MS, Rehabilitation Services Supervisor

Susan Chue, Medical Biller / Case Manager

Daisy Vang, MSW, Unlicensed Clinician

Sai Vang, MSW, Unlicensed Clinician

Ka Yeng Lee, Unlicensed Clinician

Franklin Yang, Peer Specialist

Sandy Ounmano, Peer Specialist

Bao Moua, Case Manager /  Peer Support Specialist 

Chee Vang, Case Manager /  Peer Support Specialist 

MaiGe Xiong, Case Manager /  Peer Support Specialist 

Pahoua Yang, Case Manager /  Peer Support Specialist 

Michael Thao, M.D., Psychiatrist

Mary Vang, LMFT, Licensed Clinician

Maynong Lee, APCC,  Rehab Counselor

Pang Vue, MS, Rehab Counselor

Arick Xiong, AMFT, Unlicensed Clinician 

Lynn C. Giusti, ASW, Unlicensed Clinician 

Neighborhood Resource Center

Cyndee Loryang, Senior Program Coordinator*

Parent University

Xee Xiong, Community Outreach Coordinator  


Pamee Yang, Project Coordinator * 

Veronica Bautista, Community Outreach Activities*

Xee Xiong, Community Outreach Coordinator*

Cyndee Loryang, Senior Program Coordinator*