Executive Staff & Directors


Executive Director
Linda Lee is the Executive Director of Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, Inc. Prior to this position, Ms. Lee worked in operations and administration for the New York State Health Foundation and as a social work intern in the North Shore/Long Island Jewish Health System. She also serves as a Board Member for NAMI NYC-Metro and is passionate about health and mental health issues within the Asian community. She strives to volunteer and serve community members who are in need. Ms. Lee holds a B.A. from Barnard College and a M.S.W. from Columbia University.
Interim Deputy Director
Myoungmi Kim is the Interim Deputy Director of Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, Inc. Ms. Kim is also the Director of Adult Day Care Center where she manages a variety of programs and services to impaired adult seniors and their caregivers by developing implementation and quality assurance processes. She is dedicated to improving the quality of life for frail older adults.  Ms. Kim focuses on intervention programs for Korean elderly populations facing chronic diseases such as diabetes. She is responsible for educating the elderly on health, current events, and ways to live a happier life. She is currently studying MPH (Master of Public Health) based on community health.
Program Directors
Helen Ahn is the Director of Senior Centers at KCS. Ms. Ahn received a BS from Ewha Women’s University in South Korea and MPH from New York University. She is a founder of the HIV Prevention and Peer Education Programs at KCS. In 1993, she led the process that allowed KCS to receive its very first contract from the New York City Department of Health. She was instrumental in founding the New York State-funded Outpatient Clinic Project for Korean immigrants with St. Joseph’s Hospital in 1995 and the Managed Care Case Assistance Program (MCCAP) client database in 2000. These two programs remain at the center of KCS’ public health services. She also served as a Steering Committee Member of Korean American Alzheimer’s Coalition of New York City and is a board member of New Jersey Korean School. Today, Ms. Ahn oversees day to day operations at the senior center and Asian Home Bound Meal Delivery Program, including fiscal management, supervision, staff development, fundraising, establishing and maintaining public relations activities, and directing services to clients. She develops programs tailored to the individual needs of her clients.
Teresa Baik is the Director of Education at Korean Community Services. Prior to this position, Ms. Baik lived and taught in South Korea for the past three years as a Fulbright Scholar. As the current Director, her vision is to expand the program into broader areas of Education. Ms. Baik received her BA in Secondary Education & History from Gordon College in Wenham, MA.
Helen Jang has been the Program Director of the Senior Community Service Employment Program since 2009. She is responsible for planning, supervising, and evaluating the program that is run in conjunction with the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging. Before joining KCS, she occupied a similar role at the Jaisohn Center in Philadelphia. She has over 15 years of experience working with Korean, Pacific Islander, and African American populations, particularly the elderly.
Sara Soonsik Kim is the Director of the Public Health and Research Center.
Grace Eunhye Kim is the Assistant Director of the Public Health and Research Center.
Joanne Park is the Director of the Mental Health Clinic.
John Shin is the Assistant Director of the Korean American Senior Center of Corona.
Junghee Park is the Assistant Director of the Korean American Senior Center of Flushing.