OCA-WHV board meeting in April 2018


Executive Board of Directors

Li Lin     林利

President

Li is a Director, Exposure Management & Hedging Advisor at General Electric Capital where she manages the interest rate and FX risks for GE's $500 billion debt and derivative portfolio. Li also serves on GE's Asian Pacific American Forum where she assisted in raising disaster relief and reconstruction aid for recent natural disasters. She also served as Vice Principal and PTA Vice Chairperson at Huaxia General School.

Peggy Chen     陳任德行

Immediate Past President

Peggy is a CPA with over 30 years of experience in financial services, including national and international assignments. At Citigroup, she was a Financial Controller for Citicorp Technology Infrastructure of Citigroup North America. Now retired, she continues to serve in the community. Peggy is the OCA-WHV coordinator for the Westchester Livable Communities for seniors. Peggy is a founding member of the Chinese Alliance Church of Westchester (CACW) and a member of the Scarsdale Woman’s Club. She leads the Audit team and completes the annual financial audit for CACW. She and her husband, David, have resided in Scarsdale, NY since 1985. They have two grown children and two grandsons.

Grace Pan    潘青

Executive Vice President and Treasurer

Grace Pan has over 10 years experience in Banking and Mortgage industries, specializ ing in pricing and strategic planning. She was VP of Citi Home Equity for Citibank. She is a PTA member for her children's school and actively involves in school's fund-raising events and many other activities . She also served as PTA's Vice Chairperson at New York Huaxia Chinese School and helps organize many events for the schoo l. She is currently teaching Olympic Math at HXNY Chinese School. She has been volunteering for the Asian American Festivals for the past two years, in charging of programs and performances as a stage manager.

Jenny Kho    許珍茹

Executive Vice President

Jenny plays a very active part in her community. She is the Past President of the Philippines Chinese Association of America (Northeast) and the Philippines Chiang Kai Shek Alumni Association of America (Northeast). She is committed to helping her clients achieve their financial goals for themselves, their families and their businesses by providing effective strategies for assets accumulation, preservation and transfer. Jenny is a member of the New York Life’s Chairman’s Council, which is the highest level of achievement for a New York Life representative. In addition, she has further demonstrated her dedication to serving the needs of her community by attaining Life Membership status in the industry’s prestigious Million Dollar Round Table.

Jin Li, M.D., Ph.D.    李晋

Executive Vice President

Jin Li is an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology, New York Medical College and is the chief of Neuromuscular Section, Westchester Medical Center. She is the program director of Neurology residency program and committee member of Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education, New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center. Dr. Li serves as workshop committee member of American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. She is a board member of the Chinese American Neurological Association, USA. She serves as Westchester chapter director of the Association of Chinese American Physician. She serves as board member of Beiyi Alumni Association and vice president of the Peking University Alumni Association of Greater New York. Dr. Li is also a founding board member of the Chinese University Alumni Alliance. She is co-chair of Chinese Family Network at Horace Mann School.

William H. P. Kaung

Vice President of Programs and Advocacy

Bill is a lifetime member of the OCA and served as the President of the OCA Westchester & Hudson Valley Chapter from 1999 to 2001. He also served as the past OCA National Treasurer and Executive Council member from 2002 to 2008. Bill served on the Executive Committee of both the Hudson Valley Community Coalition (HVCC), a coalition of the Not-for-Profit Advocacy groups in the lower Hudson Valley and We Are Westchester, a coalition of the Not-for-Profit Advocacy groups in Westchester County. He received his A.A.S in accounting from Pace University in New York City, B.S. in finance from Syracuse University, and M.B.A. from Iona College.

Sinforosa Tan Kaung, Ph.D.    林丽珠

Vice President of Communications and Public Relations

Sinforosa Tan Kaung is an educator born in the Philippines. She is a graduate of the University of San Carlos and Cornell University and earned a Ph. D. from Syracuse University. Rose has received many awards. She has also presented papers and led workshops for mathematics teachers locally, nationally and internationally. Now retired, she is Professor Emerita of Mathematics and a former holder of the Sophia & Joseph Abeles Endowed Chair for Mathematics at the Westchester Community College. Rose is a lifetime member of OCA-WHV and has served on the Board in various positions including past president.

David Y. Chen, Ed.D.

Vice President of Community Outreach

David retired from New York Presbyterian Hospital, Westchester Division in 2010. He received his Ed.D. degree in Gerontology from Teachers College, Columbia University in 1981. He has worked in both inpatient and outpatient clinics for medical and psychiatric patients at various hospitals. He was an assistant professor of Psychiatry at Albert Einstein College of Medicine from 1991 to 2009. He is currently a Senior Council member at the Westchester County Department of Senior Program & Services.

Gary Guo, M.D., Ph.D.    郭钢

Vice President of Programs

Gary is an attending physician at Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College. He has served as a board director, executive vice president, and president of OCA/WHV. He has also served as vice president of Fudan University Alumni Association USA, and president of the Chinese Physicians Association.

Tammy Huang, Ph.D.    黄腾

Vice President of Membership

Tammy joined Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. in 1977. She is currently a Senior Director in Regeneron. She directs therapeutic protein R&D and leads the collaborative effort in the early discovery and development of therapeutic antibodies. She built therapeutic antibody pipelines and successfully led the antibody discovery and development team to identify many therapeutic monoclonal antibodies. She has taught Sunday school for pre-school, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school students for more than fifteen years collectively for two Christian organizations, CACW and WCCC. She graduated from Peking University with a bachelor’s degree in science. She did a two-year tenure in environment engineering in Beijing. She has a PhD degree in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics from the Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University.

Daniel Lewis

Vice President of Community Outreach

Daniel is an OCA-WHV co-vice president for Community Outreach, where he builds relationships with other Asian American organizations and also works to present Asian culture to the non-Asian American community. Daniel is the Families with Children from China of Greater New York (FCCNY) Liaison to Chinese American Community Organizations. He and his wife are the parents of two children adopted from China and focuses on bringing the adoptive Chinese American community closer together with the traditional Chinese American community through activities and networking so that both may mutually benefit.

Jaclyn Liu    刘雅文

Vice President of Membership, Webmaster, and YOCA Mentor

Jaclyn is a self-employed business owner. She has served as a member of the Board of Director and secretary at HXGNY for four years, before she became a Vice Principal at HXGNY. She is also an active member at her school district's Board of Nomination Committee. Jaclyn managed multiple international and US teams as QA Manager when she worked at WWE.

Eric Cheng, J.D.   

Vice President of Advocacy and Legal Counsel

Eric Cheng focuses his law practice on insurance coverage matters that arise out of professional liability and employment discrimination claims. He also defends underlying cases in these areas. Having served as a trusted advisor to carriers for many years, Eric enjoys in-depth knowledge of insurance company operations and understands his clients’ need for strategic and proactive legal counsel. Eric is a native of Hong Kong, China, and is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

Meow Yee

Vice President of Development

Meow Yee is Program Director, Business Development & Acquisitions , System z at IBM's mainframe division . She leads the division's M&A strategy and projects,with responsibility for driving acquisitions and investments for the unit. Ms. Yee has managed teams in several countries to successfully deliver applications and products for IBM. Ms. Yee is president and co-founder of the Asian Women Leadership Network and a past president of this chapter . Ms. Yee is a recipient of the National Women of Color Technology All Star, YWCA Salute to Women and the President's Volunteer Service awards . Ms. Yee graduated with a Master of Science degree from Imperial College, London, England.

Jane Li

Vice President of Advocacy and Community Outreach

Jane Li is a senior manager of public policy development & analysis at PepsiCo. Prior to Pepsi, she served as the director of financial planning and strategy at Emerson. Jane graduated from the University of Notre Dame, Mendoza College of Business in 2001.

Vincent Young

Vice President of Development

Vincent has served in various positions on the board including VP finance, outreach, membership, and past president. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from NYU Polytechnic and an MBA in Finance from Stern School at New York University. He retired as a Director in the Public Policy and External Affairs Department at Verizon Communications. Vincent had served as a member of the Business Advisory Committee of OCA National representing Verizon. Currently he is part of a private company focusing on real estate investment and management. He and his wife, Grace, reside in White Plains. They have three grown children and four grandchildren.

Christine Y. Zhao    赵颖

Vice President of Development

Born in China, Christine holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in economics with distinction from Fudan University in Shanghai. She is currently the chief financial officer of Whittle School & Studios. Christine previously served in high-level positions at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, J. P. Morgan, American Express, and Goldman Sachs. She served as group chief financial officer of Best Inc. She has worked in New York, London, Singapore, Hong Kong, and China, and has managed teams across four continents. She is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese.

Jean Chang

Director at Large

Jean served as a past president of this chapter. She has also served as Executive VP at OCA National in addition to serving as VP of Finance and Education. She holds an MBA from NYU. Jean and her husband Dr. Stanley Chang are lifetime members of OCA, and recently established an endowment to help financially needy students who plan to study liberal arts in college.

Linda Ching Sledge, Ph.D.

Director at Large

Linda is an author and educator born in Honolulu, Hawaii to a seven-generation huaqiao family. A graduate of Punahou School and U.C. California at Berkeley, she earned a Ph.D. in Renaissance Literature from the CUNY Graduate Center. Now retired, she is Professor Emerita of English and a former holder of the Abeles Endowed Chair for Global Literature at the Westchester Community College. She is also a writer of fiction, having written two award winning historical novels set in China and Hawaii published by Bantam Books. Currently, she teaches courses in Modern Chinese Literature at local retirement institutes and lives in Pleasantville with her husband Gary, a retired editor at Readers Digest.

Xin Zheng, Ph.D.    郑欣

Director at Large

Xin Zheng graduated from the International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA/ISAS) Trieste, Italy in 1991. He has been a biomedical researcher for over 20 years, with experience in both academic and industrial environments. Currently he is an Associate professor of Pathology, Senior Director, Research data and informatics, Icahn school of medicine at Mount Sinai. Xin has served two terms as PTA chair and one term as board member at Huaxia Chinese School, New York. He was also a past president of OCA-WHV.

Howard Chen, Ph.D.    陳浩

Director at Large

Howard received his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and computer sciences from the University of California, Berkeley in 1987. From 1987 to 2013, Dr. Chen worked at the IBM Research Division, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, in Yorktown Heights, New York, where he had been involved in the design and implementation of many IBM eServer products. As a prolific inventor holding 37 U.S. patents, Dr. Chen has received numerous IBM Invention Achievement Awards. He has also received the IBM Outstanding Contribution Award, the IBM Research Division Award, and the Outstanding Technical Achievement Award at IBM’s Corporate Technical Recognition Event. Dr. Chen served as the president of Chinese Institute of Engineers (CIE), Greater New York Chapter in 2013, and received the dynamic achiever award from OCA Westchester and Hudson Valley Chapter in 2015.

Albert Kho Chua    蔡思誠

Secretary

Albert Chua, working in the financial services business for about 5 years, joined his aunts and uncle in their practice. He was born and raised here in the U.S., spending his younger years in rural Sturbridge, Massachusetts. He moved to Yonkers, New York around 2012 for the sole purpose of getting introduced to the financial services industry and the rest is history.