Accomplishments & Chapter Milestones

2007

  • Phoenix represented at the National Leadership Retreat in Philadelphia
  • Hosted the first major Asian American Independent film (Red Door) screening in Phoenix -180 attendees
  • Volunteers committed over 200+hours in community service
  • 4 members served on the City of Phoenix Pacific Rim Advisory Council
  • Participated in corporate partnership event with City of Phoenix Asian Business Expo
  • Coordinated the first joint event with Asian American Journalists Assoc, Organization of Chinese Americans, Philippine American Chamber of Commerce, Japanese American Citizen League and Asian American Bar Assoc.
  • Launched First personal development event in spring - Mediation workshop
  • Launched First professional development event in summer - Elevator Speech
  • Established NAAAP Phoenix elections procedures & hosted the first board elections in summer
  • Social & Networking Committee created
  • Community Service Committee created
  • Professional Development Committee created
  • Cultural Awareness Committee created

2006

  • Helped NAAAP Tucson launch their first event
  • Interim officers were appointed in March
  • Incorporated as a Non Profit with the State of Arizona in March
  • Venture status granted by NAAAP National in April
  • Launch party at the Chinese Cultural Center in July
  • Phoenix represented at the National Convention in Seattle
  • Website (www.naaapphoenix.org) was launched in October
  • Produced 8 events – Cultural, Community Service, Business & Social Networking
  • 54 individual members joined
  • Participated in corporate partnership event with Honeywell Asian Network - Dragon Boat
  • Events Committee created
  • Interviewed by Phoenix Business Journal

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