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Obama Appoints Chair Of Asian Commission

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama announced the appointment of Daphne Kwok to serve as Chair of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.  

Daphne Kwok, Appointee for Chair, President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Daphne Kwok is currently the Executive Director of Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California.  She was also the Executive Director of the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation from 2005 to 2007, the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies from 2001 to 2005, and at the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) from 1990 to 2001.  During her term at OCA, Ms. Kwok was elected the first Chair of the National Council of Asian Pacific Americans.  Ms. Kwok’s work with federal agencies has included being appointed to the Secretary of Energy’s Advisory Board (2000-2005); testifying before the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights; and being a grant reviewer for the Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration.  She also currently serves on the board of trustees at Wesleyan University, where she earned her B.A.




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