Celebrate Culture and Tradition at our
4th Annual Asian Pacific Heritage Month Celebration
THANK YOU TO OUR VOLUNTEERS, PARTICIPANTS, AND SPONSORS!
GENEROUS DONATIONS FROM:
San Diego County Credit Union
(7330 Clairemont Mesa Blvd., San Diego, 92111)
Sushi Deli (7986 Armour St., San Diego, 92111)
Ban Lao Cuisine (4126 University Ave., San Diego, 92105)
Szechuan Chef (4344 Convoy St., San Diego, 92111)
Thai Time North Park (4102 30th St., San Diego, 92104)
CULTURAL PERFORMANCES BY:
Live Music by Filipino-American Performing Arts and Education (CSDFEA & DiverseAbility)
Juanita Caccam, Derek Embalsado, Manny Embalsado, Bernard Ellorin, Mitchel Amoite
National Anthem by Rowie Mesina & Myra Lopez
Champha Muang Loa Dance by Nome Thongphachanh
(San Diego Lao Heritage Foundation)
Taekwondo by Master Joseph Suyat
(San Diego Martial Arts Training Center)
Jasmine Flower Dance by Yue Jiang, Vicky Zhang, Angela Chen, Liz Yu, Hope Hong, Xiaofeng Li, & Jing Li
(County Employees and APACE Members)
Diversity & Inclusion
Office of Ethics and Compliance
Registrar of Voters
Employee Resource Group (ERG) Council
Pacific Islander Society of County Employees (PISCE)
Pacific Arts Movement
San Diego County Credit Union
STRIVE, San Diego!
Union of Pan Asian Communities (UPAC)
ANGELA CHEN, MFT, MBA
Angela received her Masters in Counseling from California State University Fullerton and Masters in Business Administration from University of California Irvine. Angela joined the Union of Pan Asian Communities (UPAC) in December 2007 as the Director of Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and as the Mental Health Director in April 2016. She has served as Chair of the County of San Diego, Children's Mental Health System of Care Super Outcomes Committee since 2010 and is an active member of the San Diego County Behavioral Health Clinical Standards Committee since 2009. She was honored in 2016 at the San Diego County Behavioral Health Recognition Dinner for her dedication and advocacy of quality mental health service delivery and is passionate in working with underserved and unserved Asian and Pacific Islanders of San Diego County.
CHARLES W. TU
Charles Tu is a Distinguished Professor of electrical and computer engineering (ECE) at the UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering. He joined the UCSD faculty in 1988, and was appointed associate dean of the Jacobs School in 2004, after serving from 1999 to 2003 as chair of the ECE department. He earned his Ph.D. in Engineering and Applied Science from Yale University in 1978 and his B.Sc. (Hon.) in Physics from McGill University in 1971. He has authored or co-authored more than 390 refereed technical journal papers. He was Engineering Educator of the Year in San Diego County in 2006, the recipient of Taiwan's Pan Wen-Yuan Foundation Outstanding Research Award in 2009, and the recipient of the North American MBE Innovator Award in 2011, an honorary doctorate from Linköping University in Sweden in 2013, and the IEEE Region 6 Outstanding Educator Award in 2014.