Our Staff 

 

We are here to serve you...

Staff and students work together at APSP to plan and implement activities, events, and programs for you. We also provide a strong community of support, a safe and welcoming environment, and a positive, culturally rich college experience.

Come in and meet our staff so we can welcome you to the APSP family in person.

William “Billy” Caganap - Director

Email: william.caganap@ucr.edu
(951) 827-2470

Billy grew up in Long Beach. He earned dual B.A. degrees in Asian American Studies and Social Sciences from the University of California, Irvine, and a M.A. in Higher Education Administration from New York University. Billy started at UCR in the Asian Pacific Student Programs office in November of 2003, and is a member of NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education).

Esther Kim - Program Coordinator

Email: esther.kim@ucr.edu
(951) 827-7268

Esther earned her B.S. in Business Management from the University of Redlands, and has been with APSP since December of 2005. She is also a member NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education).

Brenda Batt - Budget, Personnel and Program Assistant

Email: brenda.batt@ucr.edu
(951) 827-7274

Brenda started with the UCR Libraries in January of 1999, and has been with APSP since November of 2008.

Kevin Nguyen Chastain - Program Coordinator

Email: kevin.chastain@ucr.edu
(951) 827-2833

Kevin earned his B.S. in Biochemistry from California State University, Fullerton and a M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration with an emphasis on Student Affairs from Merrimack College in North Andover, MA. Kevin started at UCR in the Asian Pacific Student Programs office in March of 2015 and is a member of NASPA (Student Affairs in Higher Education).

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