About us

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Vision
The vision of the Multi-Ethnic Collaborative of Community Agencies (MECCA) is to enhance and improve the quality of life for underserved multicultural communities by being a unified voice advocating to reduce ethnic disparities.
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Mission
The mission of the Multi-Ethnic Collaborative of Community Agencies (MECCA) is to ensure the delivery of culturally and linguistically responsive services to traditionally underserved multicultural communities. MECCA is committed to creating a sustainable system of integrated health care delivery and human development amongst its members through education, outreach and advocacy in order to increase access and resources to diverse multicultural communities.
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MEET OUR BOARD

Gloria Reyes
President Gloria Reyes
Dr. Reza Karkia, D.B.A., ACFEI., CHS-III
Vice President Dr. Reza Karkia, D.B.A., ACFEI., CHS-III
Vattana Peong, MPH
Board Secretary/Treasurer Vattana Peong, MPH
Hannah Nguyen, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Board Director Hannah Nguyen, M.S.W., Ph.D.
Don Barnes, Orange County Sheriff
Board Director Don Barnes, Orange County Sheriff
Maryam Sayyedi, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, PSY17273
Board Director Maryam Sayyedi, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, PSY17273
Dr. Ana Jimenez
Board Director Dr. Ana Jimenez

ADVISORY COUNCIL

Marcus Gonzalez

Walt Disney Company, Product Development Manager

Victoria Luong

Molina Healthcare, Director of Healthcare Services

MEET OUR STAFF

Iliana Soto Welty
Executive Director Iliana Soto Welty
Yesenia Ochoa, MA
Director of Operations and Programs Administration Yesenia Ochoa, MA
Shelly Ngo
Program Coordinator Shelly Ngo
Dr. Miguel Gallardo
Evaluation and Clinical Director Dr. Miguel Gallardo
Cindy Nguyen
Program Coordinator Cindy Nguyen
Rhiannon Doscher
Director of Communications and Development Rhiannon Doscher
Hugo Fuentes
Program Director, Early Intervention Services for Older Adults Hugo Fuentes
Hufsa Ahmad, MSW
Program & Development Manager Hufsa Ahmad, MSW
Iman Abdeh
Program Coordinator Iman Abdeh
Yara Ayache
Operations and Finance Manager Yara Ayache
Matt Haines
Communications Manager Matt Haines
Yvette Nuñez
Home Visiting Program Manager Yvette Nuñez
Mayra Roman
Director of Home Visiting Mayra Roman
Abdul Osman
Communications Technology Coordinator Abdul Osman
Donna Montoya
Operations & Administration Coordinator Donna Montoya
Tiffany McDaniel
Health Equity Director Tiffany McDaniel