Our Team

Team JOYA is made up of individuals from diverse professional backgrounds and experiences who have shaped and embraced JOYA’s mission of empowering students from low-income communities in Fullerton through education, mentoring, and partnership.

FOUNDERS

Kevin Doi, DMin
Co-Founder

Chaplain, Fuller Seminary

carey jeu

Carey Jeu
Co-Founder

Business Manager, The Boeing Company

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Linda Vasquez

Linda Vasquez
Board Chair

Director, Regional Affairs, The Campaign for College Opportunity

David Shimei, M.D., F.A.A.P.
Chief Financial Officer

Kaiser Permanente Anaheim Medical Office

Stephanie Cuellar
Secretary

Program Coordinator, UCLA

David Wang, Th.M., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola Univeristy

Meg Choe

Banquet Coordinator

Karl Shimamura

Manager, Tax Operations & Compliance, American Honda Motor Co.

Carol Phillips

Valencia Park Elementary School Teacher

Larry Bennett

Bennett Financial & Insurance Services (Owner)

Tina Miraj

Residential Realtor with RE/MAX North Orange County

ADVISORY TEAM

Brice Hunt
Mathematics Teacher, Buena Park High School, Buena Park