Phil Timoteo (he/him) is the Administrative Assistant for the Food Roots and DPH CalFresh program. Born and raised in the Inland Empire, Phil was driven by the impact advocacy has on the AAPI community. He is currently studying Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology at UCLA, and resides as the President of UCLA’s Pacific Islands’ Student Association where he oversees and addresses Pacific Islander issues on UCLA’s campus. His dreams are to become a doctor to provide healthcare to the AAPI community. He loves hiking, camping, and doing just anything with people that give good vibes.