Asian American & Pacific Islander Advisory Committee meetings can be viewed in BoardDocs.


Schedule of PAAPI Meetings:

Meetings are scheduled quarterly via Zoom from 9:30am-11am.

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 American 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.

Advisory Council Board Members

Dr. Peter Wong, Chair
Elaine Reodica Shyu, Secretary
Dr. Minh-Hoa Ta, Nominating Chair
Roger Huang, Fundraising/Scholarship/Resource Grant Chair
Dr. Tooktook Thongthiraj, Program Co-Chair
Ryan Liu, Program Co-Chair
Dr. Sally Chou, Membership Co-Chair
Nicole Wong Williams, Membership Co-Chair

Community Members

Vivian Chan
Hon. C. Joseph Chang 張志堅
Jenny Chen 陳青
Dr. Sally Chou
Roger Huang
Frank Kwan
Kelly Li
Cynthia Liu
Ryan Liu
Elaine Reodica Shyu
Hon. Shelley Ryan
Dr. Reiko Sakata
Jeanne Shamim
Susanna Shamim
Dr. Minh-Hoa Ta
Bryan Takeda
Jimmy Tran
Linda S. Wah 伍麗娥
Nicole Wong Williams
Dr. Peter Wong
Allen Yee
Edward Yen

College Members

Carrie M. Afuso
Sandra Chen Lau, Board of Trustees
Han Dao
Dr. José A. Gómez
Dr. Ketmani Kouanchao
Dona Mitoma (Retiree, Faculty)
Dr. Tooktook Thongthiraj
Dr. Cathy Wei 魏瑞琴