Hassan Moses Vakili
Hassan Moses Vakili has led and participated on worship teams for over twenty years. His passion for music ministry has allowed him to not only work with people at East Valley Church, but also with many churches throughout the Bay Area. He enjoys teaching and collaborating with musicians and singers, as well as leading people in songs to worship the Lord. He believes songs are an important vehicle used to express our love to God and exclaim the truths revealed in His Word.
Professionally, he has worked with children and their families for over twenty years. He began his careers as a social worker in Santa Clara County Department of Social Services and accepted a position as counselor for the Alum Rock Union Elementary School District, where he still works today. He enjoys working with children, youth, and adolescents during the pivotal stages of their developmental maturation.
Educationally, he has an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice Administration with a minor in Spanish which he received in 1992 from California State University of Hayward. He later continued his studies at San Jose State University and received a graduate degree in Social Work in 1995 with a dual focus on children, youth, families, and school social work.