Accomplishments & Chapter Milestones


  • Became a designated "Certifying Organization" for President Obama’s Volunteer Service Award
  • Waste Management became a corporate sponsor
  • Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane attended the 1st Mentorship Graduation in Scottsdale
  • 20 Mentors & Mentees graduated from the first year Mentorship Program
  • 8 members graduated from the FBI Citizen Academy
  • New Logo created & implemented for chapter use
  • New website created & launched
  • Created online Membership database, Business Directory for our business members & Election Voting
  • Entrepreneur membership available
  • 46 business memberships sold
  • Hosted the first joint cultural event with Salt River Project (SRP) Asian Interest Group
  • Created a separate Board of Directors & Executive Team
  • Launched the first certified Communication Development Series in September


  • 1st Kick Off Celebration & Volunteer Appreciation Event at C-Fu Gourmet
  • 10 members served on Governor Janet Napolitano’s Asian American Advisory Council
  • Boeing became a corporate sponsor
  • became a corporate partner
  • SRP became a corporate sponsor
  • Compass Bank became a corporate sponsor
  • Provided advice & help for NETIP (Networking Indian Professionals) to form a chapter in Phoenix
  • Mentorship Program launched
  • Launched first Social Media sites for members
  • Hosted the first major Arizona Asian American Documentary film (Passing Poston) screening at the UA Medical School in Phoenix – 260 attendees
  • Member’s retention rate increased to 87%
  • Business Membership made available for members
  • Mentorship Committee Created
  • Corporate Relations Committee Created
  • Marketing Committee created
  • Membership Committee created

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