Our Board of Directors

More than 30 prominent corporate and small business leaders serve on our Board of Directors which gives counsel on statewide business policy positions and provides guidance on how the CalAsian Chamber can support diverse small businesses across California.

2022 Slate of Officers

Kathy McKim
Board Chair
Senior Vice-President
Hawksbill Group
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathymckim/
John Guitterez
Incoming Chair
Senior Director, Government Affairs
Comcast Cable Corporation
https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-gutierrez-973727/
George Tanaka
Immediate Past Chair
Managing Director - Retail Specialized Markets
MUFG Union Bank
https://www.linkedin.com/in/george-tanaka-8651b5b/
Andy Wong
Treasurer
CFO
Big Table Media
https://www.linkedin.com/in/andy--wong
Tim Yamauchi
​Board Liasion
Principal
Inside the Mountain, LLC
https://www.linkedin.com/in/tim-yamauchi-83037169/
Leonor Dicdican
Legal Counsel
Attorney at Law
Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard
https://www.linkedin.com/in/leonor-dicdican-a14b673/
John Yung
Secretary
Partner
Lewis Brisbois
https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-p-yung-b051624/
Heidi Barsuglia
Director-at-Large
Vice President, Public Policy & Legal Affairs
Verizon
https://www.linkedin.com/in/heidi-barsuglia-535395234/
Lupe De La Cruz
Director-at-Large
Senior Director, Government Affairs
PepsiCo
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lupe-delacruz-iii-301b956/
Lambert Hsu
Director at Large
President & CEO
Benefit Pro Insurance Services
https://www.linkedin.com/in/lamberthsu/

2022 Board of Directors

Kara Bush
Senior Director of Government Affairs in the West Region for California and Nevada
Charter Communications
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kara-bush-584bb818/
Putu Blanco
Director of Operations / CFO
Paul Blanco's Good Car Company
https://www.linkedin.com/in/putu-blanco/
Jason Chan
Director, External Affairs
AT&T
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jayson326/
Yoyo Chan
Vice President, Government and Public Affairs
Golden State Warriors and Chase Center
https://www.linkedin.com/in/yoyochan/
Larry Chung
Vice President, Local PUblic Affairs
Southern California Edison
https://www.linkedin.com/in/larryjchung/
Rena Davis
Government Relations and Public Policy
Google
https://www.linkedin.com/in/renaadavis/
Melinda Yee Franklin
West Region Executive, Community Engagement Corporate Responsibility
JPMorgan Chase
https://www.linkedin.com/in/melinda-yee-franklin-27179845/
Floreine Kahn
Deputy Vice President of State Advocacy, Western Region
PhRMA
https://www.linkedin.com/in/floreine-kahn-507b932b/
Kent Kauss
Vice President, External Relations
Southern California Gas Company
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kent-kauss-a3b72543/
Peter Kenny
Senior Vice President Vegetation Management and Electric System Inspections
Pacific Gas & Electric Company (PG&E)
https://www.linkedin.com/in/peter-kenny-1684b763/
Henry Li
General Manager / CEO
Sacramento Regional Transit
https://www.linkedin.com/in/henry-li-59894384/
Kevin Loscotoff
Director, Public Affairs & Government Relations
Walmart
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-loscotoff
Ed Manning
Partner
KP Public Affairs
https://www.linkedin.com/in/ed-manning-67686821/
Bill Mueller
Partner
Integrated Communications Strategies, LLC
https://www.linkedin.com/in/bill-mueller-37935ab/
Kathryn Austin Scott
Senior Vice President, State Relations and Advocacy
California Hospital Association (CHA)
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathryn-austin-scott-5aa4024/
Edward A. Simon
Director, Business Performance and Supplier Diversity and Inclusion and Diversity Officer
California American Water
https://www.linkedin.com/in/edwardasimonii/
Jeff Stiger
Executive Director, Service & Delivery
Kaiser Permanente
https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeff-stiger/
Adria Stoliar
Senior Manager, Public Engagement—West
DoorDash
https://www.linkedin.com/in/adria-stoliar-7a06a313/
Vince Wetzel
Senior Government Affairs
State Farm Insurance
https://www.linkedin.com/in/vince-wetzel-13531814/
Anthony Williams
Director of Public Policy, California
Amazon
https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthony-c-williams-98b2392/
Kären Woodruff
Vice President of Community Relations
Wells Fargo
https://www.linkedin.com/in/k%C3%A4ren-woodruff-a80bb38/
C.C. Yin
Founder & Chair
APAPA, Yin’s McDonalds