2017 APAHE CONFERENCE DRAFT PROGRAM

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CONFIRMED SPEAKERS/PRESENTERS/GUESTS INCLUDE:

  • Mona Pasquil, Appointments Secretary for California Governor Jerry Brown
  • Jannett Jackson, Ph.D., Chancellor, Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
  • Mark Mitsui, Ph.D., President, Portland Community College
  • Thuy Thi Nguyen, President, Foothill College
  • Kenyon S. Chan, Ph.D., Former Chancellor/President, University of Washington (Bothell, Tacoma) / Occidental University
  • Robert Teranishi, Ph.D., Professor, UCLA
  • Teresa Dreyfuss, Superintendent/President, Rio Hondo College
  • Rowena Tomaneng, President, Berkeley City College
  • Rajen Vurdien, Ph.D., Superintendent-President of Pasadena City College
  • Henry Gee, Vice President, Student Services, Rio Hondo College & Co-Director of the Leadership Development in Higher Education Program
  • Audrey Yamagati-Noji, Ph.D., Vice President, Student Services, Mt. SAC & Co-Director of the Leadership Development in Higher Education Program
  • Akil Vohra, J.D., Director of Strategic Initiatives, White House Initiative on AAPIs (former)
  • Aarti Kohli, Executive Director of Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus
  • Elihu M. Harris, Former Mayor of Oakland and Assemblyperson
  • Dianna Gonzales, J.D., Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, City College of San Francisco
  • Julie Wong, Ph.D., VP of Student Affairs, California State University, East Bay
  • Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., President, Seton Hall University
  • Frank Chong, Ed.D., Superintendent/President, Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Kurt Takamine, Ed.D., Former Chief Academic Officer & VP of Academic Affairs, Azusa Pacific University, University College
  • Nancy Wada-McKee, Ed.D., Vice President for Student Life, California State University Los Angeles
  • Jacob Fitisemanu Jr., President’s Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islanders (former)
  • Kyle A. Reyes, Ph.D., Special Assistant to the President for Inclusion, Utah Valley University
  • Eddy Zheng, Co-Director of Asian Prisoner Support Committee
  • Samuel H. Bersola, Ph.D., Asst. Vice Provost for Graduate Education, UCLA
  • Susan Sperling, Ph.D., President, Chabot College
  • Abe Ali, Vice President, Human Resources, Mt. SAC
  • Patricia Akemi Neilson, Director of the Asian American Student Success Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston
  • Diann Kitamura, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools, Santa Rosa City Schools
  • Geisce Ly, Ph.D., Dean of the Downtown Center and Civic Center, City College of San Francisco
  • Wyman Fong, Vice Chancellor, Human Resources, Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
  • Fong Tran, Higher Education Professional and Spoken Word Poet
  • Melissa-Ann Nievera-Lozano, Ph.D., scholar-activist
  • Jazz Kiang, UCLA alumnus & Quality Control Officer, UCLA Community Programs Office