Meet the staff

APARC Coordinator
Hathiya Chea (she/her/hers)

Coordinator, Asian Pacific American Resource Center


Hathiya Chea is the Coordinator of Asian Pacific American Resource Center (APARC). Before CSUF, she worked as the Program Coordinator at the Asian Pacific Student Programs at the University of California, Riverside. Hathiya holds a Master of Arts in College Student Development and Administration from Shepherd University in West Virginia, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. Hathiya has presented at ACPA, NASPA, CACCCHE, and Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education (APAHE). She is passionate and excited to work with First Generation, LGBTQIA+, Dreamers, APISAA, SWANA, and all the Students of Color on campus. In her free time, she takes her dog to dog-friendly beaches, hiking, and camping around California state parks.


aparc graduate student assistant
Anjali (she/her/hers)

Graduate Student Assistant, Asian Pacific American Resource Center

Anjali is a second-year student in the Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling program and currently serves as the Graduate Student Assistant at the Asian Pacific American Resource Center. She is a second-generation Indian-American and hopes to use her intersectional experiences to support and uplift the community. She aims to ensure diversity and representation for all APISAA communities on campus. Anjali is most looking forward to connecting with students and contributing to their well-being. She additionally holds an MS in Clinical Psychology and a BA in Communication and Media, English, and Psychology. In her free time, Anjali enjoys trying out new recipes, traveling, and watching YouTube videos on fashion history.

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Janelle (he/they/she) 

Programming & Activities Lead, Asian Pacific American Resource Center

As a fourth year at CSUF, Janelle is Women and Gender Studies Major with a minor in Computer Science and serves as the Programming & Activities Lead at the Asian Pacific American Resource Center. Janelle has been serving as the Programming Activities Lead for three semesters and is excited to return for the fourth semester. Before the pandemic, Janelle frequented APARC and DIRC to look for communities that shared Janelle's identities. During the pandemic, a spot on APARC's team opened and Janelle wanted to give back to the community that had given so much to Janelle. As APARC's PAL, Janelle hopes to continue to connect with students individually and learn their stories.

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Neha (she/her/hers)

Programming & Activities Lead, Asian Pacific American Resource Center

Neha is a fourth year Political Science major with a minor in International Politics at CSUF. She currently serves as the Programming & Activities Lead at the Asian Pacific American Resource Center. Neha is excited to participate in a hands-on role to develop events and programs that will allow her to engage in her passion for supporting student interests and promoting inclusivity. In the past, Neha has worked for the student body as an ASI Lobby Corps Coordinator, which provided her with greater interest in connecting with Titans. In addition, on campus, she serves as UNACSUF’s President, which allows her to engage students in service and advocacy programming that advance the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nation Association.

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Keesha (she/her/hers)

Communication & Graphic Design Lead, Asian Pacific American Resource Center

Keesha is a fourth-year majoring in Communications with a focus on Advertising. With a love for creating and graphic design, she hopes to further pursue her passion as the new Communications and Graphic Lead for APARC as well as engage closely with students through social media awareness and educating students on identity and community. Additionally, she is excited to work alongside the staff of APARC and DIRC to carry out events, provide resources, and overall create a safe, comfortable space for marginalized students. As a first-generation Filipinx immigrant, Keesha loves connecting with her culture and history as well as delving into those of other APISAA identities. Her favorite pastimes are watching sitcoms, thrifting and altering clothes, and chilling with her dogs, Biko and Kuma.