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 maintain offices in Sebastopol and Oakland, California, as well as have staff based in the San Francisco Bay Area and Washington, D.C.

Daranee Petsod


Caleb Beaudoin

Membership and Knowledge Management Coordinator

Kevin Douglas

Director of National Programs

Harmony Karp Hayes

Director of Operations

Michael Kavate

Information and California Programs Manager

Stephanie Martinez

California Programs Associate

Huong Nguyen-Yap

Director of California Programs

Melissa Nop

National Programs Assistant

Aryah Somers Landsberger

Vice President of Programs

Dianna Truong

Director of Communications and Development