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President's Asian and Pacific Islander Advisory Committee


Schedule of PAAPI Meetings:

  • March 9, 2013
  • June 8, 2013
  • September 14, 2013
  • December 14, 2013

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


Creating a Smart Pathway from High School to College to Career

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
• Vivian Chan
• C. Joseph Chang 張志堅
• Yusa Chang
• Jenny Chen 陳青
• Becky Cheng
• Sun Choe 최선미
• Giovani Dacumos
• Michelle Freridge
• Lorraine Greaves
• Julianne Sumiko Hines
• Dr. Chelsea Kang-Smith
• Carol Ojeda-Kimbrough
• Joseph Loo, Chair
• Dona Mitoma
• Shelley Ryan
• Jeanne Shamim
• Susanna Shamim
• Nora Sun 孫李艷晶
• Bryan Takeda, Vice-Chair
• Jacqueline Wu
• Dr. Ping Yao
• Allen Yee
• Dr. Mark Rocha, Co-Chair
• Han Dao
• Dustin Hanvey
• Harry Kawahara (Retired)
• Daniel Meier
• Dr. Tooktook Thongthiraj
• Peter Torres, Student
• Linda S. Wah 伍麗娥, Board of Trustees
• Dr. Cathy Wei 魏瑞琴
• Jessica Yee 易佳蕙
• Dr. Lisa Sugimoto (Retired)