Grace Pugal

Grace joined Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy in 2012 as Administrative Assistant and was recently promoted to Accounting Clerk/Operations Associate. She is responsible for operational tasks for programs and membership.  Grace also helps oversee day to day office management. Grace is currently one of the founding members of San Diego’s first AAPIP affiliated giving circle, “Root 54”. 

Prior to joining AAPIP Grace has served as an AmeriCorps member, working with at-risk youth in San Diego County. She was also involved in various non-profits in San Diego through volunteerism, from delivering meals to homebound people to teaching children how to read.

She holds a BA in Ethnic Studies and Social Work from the University of California, San Diego.

Grace, in her own words: What do you like doing that you don’t get paid for? I like to sing my heart out like I’m auditioning for American Idol (which I actually did many moons ago).