The Moab Valley Multicultural Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to our mission of building bridges across language and culture through family support, community collaboration and education.

Haley Austin

Americorps VISTA- Education, Outreach, and Programs Assistant

Haley comes to MVMC as an Americorps VISTA and the center’s Education Outreach and Programs Assistant.  She graduated from The College of Wooster with a B.A. in Archaeology and a Minor in Spanish.  Haley learned Spanish from a young age and solidified her interpersonal communication skills in High School and College and her professional skills […]

Rhiana Medina

Executive Director

Executive Director Rhiana Medina started at the MVMC in 2010 as a volunteer mentor for at-risk teens and joined the staff as executive director in 2012. A former certified property manager, she shares her business and personnel management expertise with the Center. Rhiana holds a B.S. degree in Family Life Studies with a minor in Sociology from Utah State University. She […]

Leticia Bentley

Outreach Director

Outreach Director Leticia Bentley has held her position at the MVMC since the Center was founded. Leticia is a native of México and has lived in Moab since 1985. A former teacher, Leticia taught both Spanish and English as a Second Language for the Grand County School District. For more than 20 years, she has been increasingly called upon for […]

Zaida Agreda

Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator Zaida Agreda, a native of Bolivia, obtained a degree in Social Communications from the Bolivian Catholic University in La Paz. Zaida worked as a reporter for 10 years at Bolivia’s largest television network, gathering the news and keeping the public informed about important political, social, and justice events. Zaida is the 2005 recipient of a national Bolivian […]

Katlyn Keane

Volunteer Coordinator

Volunteer Coordinator Katlyn Keane came to the Center as the 2013-2014 AmeriCorps VISTA. She is originally from Bethel, Maine and because of that she loves to ski, hike and do other outdoor activities. She went to school at St. Michael’s College and has a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Environmental Studies. Her love of Spanish comes from her high school Spanish […]

Joanna Onorato

Outreach Coordinator

Joanna first came to the MVMC as an Americorps VISTA in 2014 and has recently transitioned to staff as the Outreach Coordinator! She is originality from Anchorage, AK and while more familiar with the mountainous environment, she has enjoyed exploring the beautiful desert. Joanna learned to speak Spanish while studying abroad in Ecuador and Argentina […]

James Tendick

President

Jim Tendick is a co-founder of the MVMC and retired priest for the Hispanic congregation of St. Francis Episcopal Church, Moab, Utah. The Reverend has served on a number of community and church-related boards and committees, including the Anti-racism Committee of the Episcopal Diocese of Utah and the diocesan Committee for Preventing Sexual Misconduct and […]

Gordon Beh

Treasurer

Gordon Beh is a partner in the certified public accounting firm of Larson and Rosenberger. He provides consulting and compliance services to corporate, partnership, individual and multi-state entities. Mr. Beh is also a trusted advisor to many local and family-owned businesses in Southeastern Utah. Mr. Beh brings deep financial understanding to our team. Mr. Beh […]

Mike McCue

Board Member

Mike McCue has lived in Moab, Utah for a little over 7 years, having moved here with his wife, Beth McCue, who works at Zions Bank. Mike joined the board of Seekhaven in 2006 and served on the board for 6 years, 2 years as Secretary and also 2 years as President of the Seekhaven […]

Katherine Sullivan

Board Member

Katherine is a new board member for the MVMC and works as the Director of Human Resources at Moab Regional Hospital. We are so happy to have Katherine as part of our team!

Tara Smelt

Board Member

Tara has recently relocated to Moab and is one of the newest board members. Her professional specialization is web security and communication. We are so excited to have her expertise and  positive energy on the MVMC’s board!

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