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123 E. 96th St.
Tacoma, WA 98445
253.535.4202
888.508.2780
Our Leadership

As a nonprofit organization, KWA holds in high regard the stewardship entrusted to the agency to manage funds and our team.  Our funders and community partners trust us to create safe and accessible programs that best serve our communities. KWA is committed to the best practice in governance, accountability, and transparency.


OPERATIONS

Jay Kang
Deputy Director
Operations & Development

MiYeoung Lee
Director

Social Services

Suzanne Pak
Director

Community & Behavioral Health

Larry Burgher
Director
In-Home Care

Position Open
Director
In-Home Care

ADMIN

Hwaja Lee
Director
Finance

Donald Tilley, Jr.
Director
Human Resources

Jay Kang,
Deputy Director, Operations & Development

Jay is KWA’s Deputy Director of both Operations and Development – responsible for daily operations and overseeing the Development and Communications Department. Most of Jay’s career has been spent in both faith-based and community-based organizations in the non-profit sector in the leadership positions. Jay has a bachelor’s degree from Nyack College and MA in Counseling and M Divinity in Pastoral Counseling from Biblical Theological Seminary. Jay is an ordained minister from a Presbyterian denomination and worked with many faith-based entities across the country. He has been with community-based organizations for many years – predominately working with immigrant and refugee communities in youth services and social services.

He makes his home with his wife of nearly 30 years, Angela. Together, they have raised two children, Andrea and Andrew. He values family and believes spending time with his family is one of the most important things in his life.