GCIR's staff members represent diverse backgrounds, are experts on a range of issues affecting immigrants and refugees, and have extensive experience working in the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors. We have an office in the San Francisco Bay Area and remote staff in Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, Washington DC, and Washington State.

Marissa Tirona


Caleb Beaudoin

Membership and Knowledge Management Manager

Stephanie Cerda-Ocampo

Programs Associate

Kevin Douglas

Senior Director of National Programs

Anduriña Espinoza-Wasil

Programs Learning Manager

Sara Feldman

Director of Strategic Communications, Research, and Development

Harmony Karp Hayes

Vice President of Operations

Angelica Laguna

Chief of Staff

Ashley Leung

Executive Associate

Cairo Mendes

Senior Director of State and Local Programs

Melisa Montoya

Operations Coordinator

Paul Phan

Senior Finance Manager

Francine Rios

Development and Communications Coordinator

Ivy O. Suriyopas

Vice President of Programs