Duties of the Executive Officers are given in AAUC Bylaws Article III
President – SK Lo
Dr. SK Lo – serves as the founding and current president of AAUC. She holds a B.S. and M.S. in both Mathematics and Physics, and a Ph.D. in theoretical Physics. She received the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Tokyo in the Applied Physics Department. She received her MBA in Strategic Management while working at Honeywell Inc. in classified defense research. She authored several pattens at Honeywell Inc and received the Alpha awards. After Honeywell, she established and transferred two highly successful Kumon Math and Reading franchises in Minneapolis. She was the founding president of the Kumon franchisee association and won variable pricing for the franchisees. She served on the Kumon USA President Council and its Technology Council. She still works with students at one of the Kumon centers she founded. She was a board member of 80-20 Educational Foundation 2015-2018 and 80-20 PAC 2018-2022.
V.P. Internal – Raman Velji
Raman Velji – was born in Fiji of Indian descent. He came to America to teach Hindi language and culture to Peace Corp volunteers going to Fiji. He later served as a 3rd Secretary at Fijian Embassy to United Nations in New York. Raman graduated from the University of South Pacific with a BA in Linguistics. He has been the managing director of Pacific Hotel Brokers since 1995. Raman is very active in civic and political involvement including running for Oregon State Representative in 2000 and 2020 being an ardent advocate for Human Rights. He believes in having a united voice for our community to represent Asian American and Pacific Islanders.
V.P. External – Angela Anand
Angela Anand – is the founder of South Asian Women’s Network. Her passion for advocacy is well documented through Empowering Women and Girls conferences she organized for multiple years. She was elected to the Democratic Party Central Committee and served as secretary of the Party as the first woman, and the first South Asian to be elected to that office in CA. She was elected twice as the Delegate to the Democratic Party National Convention. Angela has organized White House Briefings and Congressional lunches. She was also elected first woman president of National Federation of Indian American Associations. She possesses a Masters’ degree in Economics and a Diploma in Journalism and is an alumni fellow of CORO’s Orange County Public Affairs program. She has also organized Seven Women Conferences, White House briefings and many special events.
Secretary– Jan (Jian) Xie
Jan Xie is the Founder and President of Asian Culture and Education Society USA (ACAESUSA), Former 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 Challenge Master. Jan is the photographer and Videographer.She holds the Executive certification in Nonprofit Governance from The University of Texas at Dallas.
Treasurer– Mei Mei
Mie Mie is appointed as the Asian Pacific American Commissioner of Maryland. She gained her international Business skills while employed at the University of Delaware International Program Department. She organized seminars and meetings between foreign businessmen with State and Federal officials and US business owners in DE, PA, MD and NY. In her retirement, she is active in her church and serving at homeless shelters and sits on various boards.
Administrative Assistant– Rashmi Kumari
Rashmi Kumari with an MBA in Human Resource and Information Management, worked as IT recruiter in India with various IT firm. She worked with hiring manager to determine the open position and conduct the telephonic interview and in person interview from the pool of applicants. She is born in India but later in 2012 migrated to US, Minneapolis. She is working actively with KUMON for the last five years. She is enthusiastic, energetic who like to take challenge and work under pressure. Currently working with AAUC as Administrative Assistant.