Rose C. Apel

Rose C. Apel

Administrative & Finance Associate

Rose joined PSR-LA in 2021 as an Administrative and Finance Assistant. She supports the finance department by maintaining the records, producing reports, and tracking contributions. In addition, she is responsible for the administrative functions of the organization and assists with implementing new procedures and protocols within PSR-LA. Rose has 14 years of experience in operations and finance, mostly within the hospitality industry, and continued to volunteer for various nonprofit organizations. Rose’s mother instilled the idea of community and justice from a very young age and Rose has followed those ideas into her adulthood. She actively sought organizations that she could lend her skills and is passionate about environmental justice.

Prior to PSR-LA, Rose was a long-standing volunteer at Lula Washington Contemporary Dance Foundation and worked with the Executive Director who was her mentor. 

Rose grew up in Los Angeles and loved the diversity and food that Los Angeles had to offer. You can often find her running up to Griffith observatory close to sunset or in Ascot Park. She studied Philosophy and Applied mathematics at the California State University of Long Beach where she met like-minded individuals and eventually started a volunteer club. The group consisted of 14 friends who would decide where their efforts would make an impact and they traveled and worked together offering various skills.