Executive Officers

Duties of the Executive Officers are given in AAUC Bylaws Article III

President – SK Lo 

Dr. Lo is a theoretical Physicist with an MBA in Strategic Management. She worked at Honeywell Inc. in classified defense research and established two successful Kumon franchise outlets in Minneapolis. She was the founding president of the Kumon franchisee association and won variable pricing for the franchisees. She was a board member of 80-20 Educational Foundation. She  sits on the board of 80-20 PAC. She is elected as the first president of AAUC.

V.P. External – Piyush Agrawal

Dr. Agrawal represents a rare combination of a professional expert in education, a successful business entrepreneur, a well-respected community service activist and a philanthropist. He is a former United Nations Expert in Education and a Retired Superintendent of Schools, He was appointed to the U.S. 2000 Census Advisory Committee on the Asian and Pacific Islander Populations. Piyush is very active in civic and social non-profit organizations. He had served as the past president and chairman of many Asian American Organizations in the past 40 years. He established a Degree College for Girls in rural India. 

V.P. Internal – Jesse Vizcocho

Born in the Philippines, Jesse immigrated to Kodiak in 1991, and later moved to Anchorage in 2003. For 28 years, he has served as a volunteer and leader of many civic, social, and religious organizations, including as a Community Volunteer Leader for the American Red Cross of Alaska.  In 1997, Jesse became the first Filipino American to be appointed as a council member for the City of Kodiak, where he served 2 terms and was elected Deputy Mayor of Kodiak in 2000.  That same year, Jesse was chosen for the National Leadership Academy of the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies in Washington DC.  While serving on the Kodiak City Council, Jesse served on the National League of Cities, Alaska Municipal League, Southwest Alaska Municipal Conference, and the Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials.  Currently, he is serving as President of the Asian American Pacific Islander Coalition of Alaska and Government Relations Director and FilAm Vote Director for the National Federation of Filipino American Associations (NaFFAA).  

Treasurer – Aiwa Zelinsky

Dr. Aiwa (Aihua) Zelinsky was born in China and immigrated to the US while in college. She received her Doctorate in Public Administration in 2006. She is currently teaching at Golden Gate University. Aiwa (Aihua) is very active in community volunteering. She has been a board member for several non-profit organizations. She was past president and is currently serving as a Board Member and program chair for the League of Women Voters Eden Area (LWVEA). She is currently is on the Board of Director of the Greater Oakland Chapter of Asian Pacific American Public Affairs (APAPA) and other board positions. She was one of the founding members of Alameda County Civil Grand Jury Association in 2015 and served as a grand juror on the Alameda County Civil Grand Jury from 2015-2016 

Secretary– Jan Xie

Jan Xie is a consultant working part-time at Texas A&M University. She is the Founder and President of Asian Culture and Education Society USA,Vice President of OCA-DFW, Board Director of UCA and ACP as well as Board Director of Gendercide Awareness Project. She is also the Destination Imagination Dallas Region RS Challenge Master. Jan is certified as the Texas Community Health Worker. She holds the Executive certification in Nonprofit Governance from The University of Texas at Dallas. 

Auditor – vacant

Administrative Intern– Hui-Ching Wu

Planning, managing, and promoting events of varying sizes and purposes within customers’ budgets event manager in the media industry with one and a half years. An Executive Assistant to CEO focused on organization process re-engineering, improvement, specific project management, and execution with 3 years of experience. A reliable, creative product development, and advanced complex problem-solving skills sales account manager/International Business Development specialist with 9+ years of experience. An accountant with over 4 years of bookkeeping/accounting experience in the process of accounting treatments, audits, and accounting software operations.

 

AAUC Staff