West Coast MCC names new executive director

González-Piña González-Piña

Dina González-Piña of Hanford, Calif., is the new executive director of West Coast Mennonite Central Committee. She will move from her current work as MCC U.S. ethnicity and gender equity specialist on Jan. 4.


González-Piña replaces Nathan Yoder, who led the region for five years before departing in August to join Mennonite Brethren Foundation in Fresno, Calif.

González-Piña was a member of the West Coast MCC Board of Directors from 2003 to 2009 and the MCC U.S. board from 2006 to 2015.

Prior to MCC, González-Piña was assistant dean of multicultural ministries at Fresno Pacific University.

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