2018 – 2019 Board Members

Michael Aguhar
Executive Director, Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment
Professional Memberships: Alliance of Filipinos for Immigrant Rights and Empowerment (AFIRE)

Heather Aguilar
UIC Alumnus
Education: BA English, MPA Information and Performance Management

Seth Kompha
Interim Director
Professional Memberships: National Cambodian Heritage Museum and Killing Fields Memorial

Theresa Mah
2nd District Illinois State Representative

Samip Mallick
Co-founder and Executive Director, South Asian American Digital Archive
Professional Memberships: South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA)

Joy Messinger
Educator and Consultant on Gender, Sexuality, and Reproductive Justice
Professional Memberships: Organizer with LGBTQ and Asian American Communities.

Brandon Mita
UIC Alumnus
Education: BA Political Science

Rick Morimoto
Bill and Gayle Cook Professor of Molecular Biosciences
Education: Northwestern University

Michael Takada
Chief Executive Officer, Japanese American Service Committee
Professional Memberships: Japanese American Service Committee (JASC)

Mo-Yin Tam
Emeritus Professor, Economics

Joyce Yin
UIC Alumnus
Education: BA Gender & Women’s Studies