Gerard Manuel

Gerard Manuel
Gerard Manuel, Director of Wellness Services
Phone: 408.975.2730 ext. 103
Asian Americans for Community Involvement
749 Story Road, Suite 50, San Jose, CA 95122
After 25 years in the municipal sector, Gerard joined AACI in 2018 as the Director of Wellness Services responsible for leading agency-wide integration efforts, wellness strategies and initiatives to drive positive change among AACI clients, patients and served communities. Gerard provides strategic leadership and oversight of wellness and community services that promote healthy independence, healthy lifestyles, and safety and security. Wellness Services programs includes Youth (focused on alcohol and other drug education); HIV Outreach, Prevention and Education; Domestic Violence; Senior Wellness; and DUI Workshops. He has worked for the Cities of San Jose, San Carlos and Sunnyvale and implemented strategies and developed programs that helped create community. He received his bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation from San Jose State University.