2018-2019
BOARD OF GOVERNORS

Diversity in Thought Leadership

President

Native Californian. Adrenaline junkie. Trained in wilderness & avalanche search & rescue.

Esq, LL.M, MBA.

"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."

- Aesop

Woman with Long Hair

President-Elect

Southern Californian born and bred. Civ Pro nerd. Avid athlete and sports enthusiast. Avid Eater. #Lakers.

"A lawyer is either a social engineer or … a parasite on society … A social engineer [is] a highly skilled, perceptive, sensitive lawyer who [understands] the Constitution of the United States and [knows] how to explore its uses in the solving of problems of local communities and in bettering conditions of the underprivileged citizens.”

 

Charles Hamilton Houston

Immediate Past President

Con Law nerd. Third culture kid. Marathoner. Avid traveler. Trekkie.

“Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Be one.”

 

- Marcus Aurelius

Professional obsessive: (Baseball, Trivia, Statutes, Regulations).

 

"Paglipas ng ulan ay magpapagniti ang araw."

- Eraserheads, "Maselang Bahaghari"

Treasurer

Asian pop culture enthusiast. Comic-Con attendee. Legal writer and editor. Grammar nerd. Former Cameron Crazy.

"We can't waste time worrying about the 'what-ifs.'"
 

- Kurosaki Ichigo, Bleach

Young Man Smiling in the Office

DC Representative

City lover.  Major sweet tooth.  Frequenter of museums.  Perpetual optimist.

"Curiouser and curiouser!"

 

- Alice, Alice in Wonderland

Woman with Long Hair

MD Representative

Texas raised, y'all. Civil rights by day. Husband and father of two all day and night. AAPI44.

"Ambition must be made to counteract ambition."

 

- James Madison

Woman with White Shirt

VA Representative

Black belt in Kung Fu.  Civil war buff.  Ukulele player.

"Make the most of yourself for that is all there is of you."  

 

- Emerson

Young Man Smiling in the Office

At-Large Representative

Yankees fan. Amateur theologian. Comedy improvisor. Connect Four grand-master.

" Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist."

 

- Pablo Picasso

Woman with Long Hair

At-Large Representative

B-more represent. Worker advocate. Baseball nerd. Full-time roadie for my toddler. 

"No work is insignificant.  All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance."  

- Martin Luther King Jr.

Young Man Smiling in the Office

At-Large Representative

SF born and raised. Die hard Niner fan. Gardener.  Lover of pitbulls.

"Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” 

 

- Imam Ali

Woman with Long Hair

General Counsel

Enjoy cooking, but adjusting to using my first induction cooktop.  Love film noir, jazz, and BBQ.  Always looking for a good deal on real estate.   

“80 percent of success is just showing up.”  

 

- Woody Allen

Young Man Smiling in the Office

Law Student Representative

Filipino American Lawyers Association of Washington, D.C.

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