The Fresno Center Staff

A Message From Our Executive Director

Pao Yang

My name is Pao Yang and I am the new Executive Director 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.

Main Office Staff

Pao Yang

Exeutive Director

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Dr. Ghia Xiong, Psy.D.

Program Director of the Living Well Porgram


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Christina Alejo

Program Director of The Holistic Cultural and Education Wellness Center
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Sheng Lee

Office Manager


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Samantha An

Bookkeeper


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Sandie Vang

Administrative Assistant


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New Americans Programs

Porchoua Her

Program Coordinator


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Cyndee Loryang

Project Coordinator


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Pamee Yang

Project Coordinator


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Xee Xiong

Community Outreach Coordinator


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Rose Vang

Community Outreach Advocate


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Melanie Vang

Program Manager


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Sokserey Choup

Community Outreach Activist


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Kou Her

Gardner & Maintenance

Kalia Lor

Education Coach


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Veronica Bautista

Community Outreach Specialist 


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Living Well Program

Dr. Valerie Forward, PHD

Licensed Psychologist

Arick Xiong, MS

Rehab Counselor


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Lang Fang, MSW, ASW

Unlicensed Clinician I


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Pa Houa Yang

Peer Specialist


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Rose Vang

Case Manager & Biller


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Maynong Lee, MS, PCCI

Rehab Counselor


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Lynn C. Vonn, MSW, ASW

Unlicensed Clicnician I

Pang Vue, MS

Rehab Counselor


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Susan Chue

Peer Specialist


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Tejal Petel, MS, LMFT

Clinical Supervisor

Anthony Yamamoto, ASW, LCSW

Licensed Clinician

Mary Vang, MS, MFT

Unlicensed Clinician I


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Holistic Cultural and Education Wellness Center

Devoya Mayo

Cultural Broker II & Curriculum Trainer


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Dia Yang

Cultural Broker II


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Samnang Heng

Cultural Broker I


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Lysing Prathammavong

Cultural Broker II


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Navjot Khela

Cultural Broker I


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Ana Marie Cuellar

Cultural Broker II


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Rachel Ochoa, MS

Cultural Broker I & Health Information Data Associate 


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Jennifer Saldivar

Cultural Broker II


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Ninfa Gordoa

Cultural Broker I & Spanish Curriculum Coordinator


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Latino & Southeast Asian Navigators

Ka Lee

Southeast Asian Navigator


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Bao Moua

Southeast Asian Navigator


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Lysing Prathammavong

Southeast Asian Navigator


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Samnang Heng

Southeast Asian Navigator


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Rachel Ochoa, MS

Latino Navigator


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Emily Ecabrera

Latino Navigator


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