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Schedule of AAPI Meetings:

Meetings are scheduled quarterly in the President’s Conference Room (C-233) from 9am-11am.

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Vision:  To create a truly global community college that prepares PCC Asian and Pacific Islander students for a society without boundaries.

Formed in September of 2008, the President's Asian and Pacific Islander Advisory Committee is a bridge between this educational institution and its diverse ethnic and geographical communities.

Mission: To support PCC’s commitment to the life-long learning goals of Asian and Pacific Islander students and community members.


To encourage diverse Asian and Pacific Islander students to achieve academic, and career/technical educational success
To increase completion of education goals of Asian and Pacific Islander groups
To recruit and retain Asian and Pacific Islander faculty and staff to reflect the diversity of PCC’s student population
To improve outreach and enhance the image of PCC in Asian and Pacific Islander communities
To better incorporate Asian American topics and concerns in PCC curriculum and campus programming

Community Members College Members
Senator Carol Liu 劉璿卿, Honorary Chair
Adam Carter
Vivian Chan
C. Joseph Chang 張志堅
Yusa Chang
Edwin Chau
Jenny Chen 陳青
Becky Cheng
Sally Chou, Scholarship/Internship Subcommittee Chair
Michelle Freridge, Chair
Dr. Chelsea Kang-Smith
Henry Lo
Joseph Loo
Dona Mitoma
Shelley Ryan, Vice President and Program Chair
Jeanne Shamim
Susanna Shamim, ByLaws Subcommittee Chair
Nora Sun 孫李艷晶
Bryan Takeda
Peter Wong
Jacqueline Wu
Allen Yee
Gay Yuen
Han Dao
Dr. Lisa Sugimoto (Retired)
Peter Torres, Student
Linda S. Wah 伍麗娥, Board of Trustees, Membership Subcommittee Chair
Dr. Cathy Wei 魏瑞琴
Jessica Yee 易佳蕙
Kelly Banh, Student Trustee