Founder & CEO
Im Ja Choi is the Founder and current CEO of Penn Asian Senior Service (PASSi) and its subsidiaries. Addionally, she serves as a council member for the Pennsylvania Department of Aging Cultural Diversity Advisory Council, and a commissioner of the Pennsylvania Commission on Women. Ms. Choi received her MS degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania, and her B.A. degree from Korea University in Seoul.
Mr. Yang is responsible for matters of regulatory compliance, working closely with governmental and organizational program partners to ensure PASSi’s conformity with all contractual and licensure requirements. He is also involved in areas of new business development, such as the renovation of the south building on PASSi’s campus. Mr. Yang holds a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a J.D. from Temple University Beasley School of Law.
PAJC Adult Daycare Director
Young Eun has been working with the Asian population, young and old, in Philadelphia for 10 years in various capacities. She has a desire to contribute to the well-being of the community and aid in the work of reconciliation. Young holds a Bachelor's in Social Work from Temple university as well as a Master of Arts in Counseling from Biblical Seminary.
Interim Director, Penn Asian Evergreen Center
Insook Seol is responsible for leading the daily operations of PASSi's new Evergreen Community Center. She is dedicated to improving the quality of life for the senior generation through programs that include educational events and networking. She believes that a key element in the senior culture center is upholding their interests and communication. She uses art and culture as a tool of communication for the members at the Penn Asian Evergreen Center. She is currently an artist, educator, and columnist. She has completed her Ph.D. in the history of architecture at the Yeongnam University in Korea and received an MFA from University of Pennsylvania.
Clayton Fitch has sixteen years of development, administrative, and program management experience with human service organizations across the Greater Philadelphia Region. His experience includes program planning and management; budget development and management; and collaboration with a diverse group of external partners. He has consistently worked with program staff to develop and implement innovative approaches to address the changing needs of the community. Mr. Fitch holds a Bachelor’s Degree from York College of Pennsylvania.