Languages-SpokenCAPI is an immigrant-led organization.

We employ a diverse staff and volunteer board of directors in order to make our services linguistically and culturally accessible to multiple immigrant/refugee communities.

CAPI Board of Directors


Vinothini Ambrose, Chair
The Marcus Buckingham Company, Deployment Consultant

Michael Thorsteinson, Vice Chair Econ Task Force-Co-Chair
Three Rivers Community Action, Inc., Executive Director

Nkechi Anyamele, Secretary/Treasurer Econ Task Force
WellsFargo Corporate – Strategy and Operations Group (SAOG), Senior Lead Auditor


Theresa Haynes 
Tennant, Customer Service Training

Mariam Mohamed
Strategic Consultant

Lauren Rimestad
Women’s Advocate, Development Director

Dr. Brian Kanter
Internal Medicine, Retired Physician

Milton Liu 
Flying Food Group, Former President & COO


CAPI Staff

Executive Director

Ekta Prakash

Executive Director

Workforce / Development Director

Dawn Wambeke

Workforce/Development Director


Lori Moua

Operations Coordinator

Workforce Development

Rebecca Golden

MFIP Program Manager

Health & Human Services

Kristina Doan

Human Services/Civic Engagement Manager