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Our Staff

Tiffany Hong

Executive Director

Tiffany was born and raised in San Francisco. She grew up in a Christian family, accepted Christ at a young age, but had a transformational experience at 13 that led her to deeply commit her entire life to Jesus.

Josette Langevine

Director of Operations

Josie was born in New York, raised in Brooklyn. She accepted Christ at the age of 8 years old and it's been a fun adventure since! Josie moved to California to attend Stanford University and decided to stay after falling in love with its diversity and sunny weather.

Leslie Tuakalau

SOL Kids Program Manager

Leslie was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and raised in Maui. Her family is of Tongan decent. She comes from a family of 7 kids, with 3 brothers and 3 sisters. She moved to California in 1995 and has been here since.

Jonathan Wick

Teen Ministries Program Manger - Middle School

Jon was born in Hawaii but raised in the Bay Area and most recently worked at a Christian camp where he did, as he put it, literally everything. He is passionate about ministry, especially discipleship, and is pursuing a degree in Biblical studies.

Paige Burgess

Development Officer

Paige brings to her role as Development Officer at Bayshore Christian Ministries 15 years of experience in high-tech & biotech marketing & public relations plus 15 years working with students both as a homeschooling mom and in the non-profit sector.

Amy Joh

Director of Partner Engagement

Amy has served BCM in a variety of capacities since moving to East Palo Alto in June of 2000. She directed StreetWorkz, BCM’s teen ministry, for five years and then served as BCM’s Director of Ministries.

Waniya Bryant

Assistant Director of Academic Programs

Waniya grew up in East Palo Alto and attended School of Wisdom and Knowledge College Preparatory Academy, Costaño Elementary in Ravenswood City School District and Carlmont High School in Belmont, Calif.

Mona Tuitavake

KidSmart Program Manager

Mona was born and raised in East Palo Alto and still resides here with her family. Mona is the middle child between an older brother and sister and two younger brothers. She loves her family and friends and is blessed to have had an encouraging and loving community that supported her through school, church, and overall life.

Aaron Tom

Teen Ministries Program Manager - High School

Aaron was born and raised in San Francisco, spending most of his time growing up in SF's Chinatown area and Mission district. In the 6th grade, he had his first introduction to who Jesus was at a summer camp at First Chinese Baptist Church in San Francisco.

Natessa Martinez

Director of Ministries

Natessa, a native of the San Jose Bay Area, joins BCM with 20 years of experience working with youth
and families and a strong drive to
help others seek holistic restoration and healing.

Roberto Mendoza

Sr. Facilities Associate

Roberto Mendoza was born in Michoacán, Mexico, but was raised in East Palo Alto, where he has spent most of his life. At BCM, he serves by maintaining our facilities, translating, greeting everyone, and making sure the building is secure at the end of the day.

Rosie Valencia

CREATE Program Manager

Rosie has been involved with BCM since age 9, participating in SAIL, StreetWorkz, LEAD and the ChicaSquad, among others. She is currently completing her final semester at UC Merced in a degree in Computer Science and Engineering.

Kim Shimazaki

Volunteer Manager

Born and raised in the Bay Area, Kim earned a B.A. in English from UCLA. After working in Japan for three years, she forged a career in technology and nonprofit sectors. Married and pregnant with her first child, Kim’s path led her to accepting Christ.