Director of U.S. Response
Phuong started with All Hands and Hearts in 2016 as a partnering AmeriCorps member during the flood response in Bogalusa, Louisiana. After finishing her term with AmeriCorps, she immediately stepped into working with the U.S. Response Operation as a Logistics Coordinator for the Tennessee Wildfire Program. She continued on in various roles in both recovery and response as a Program Manager in St. Thomas, Program Director in Puerto Rico, and the Manager for U.S. Disaster Response Operations.
She currently oversees the department of U.S. Disaster Response and aims to strategically develop programs and support the teams on the ground to best support the needs those affected by natural disasters.
When she is not on a response or visiting program, she resides in Minneapolis and northern California. Prior to All Hands and Hearts, Phuong pursued a career in coaching women’s lacrosse. She can often be found traveling from coast to coast, hiking and exploring the many National and State Parks in between, and always indulging in the finest bowl of pho.