East-West Center Association
Chapter Development Committee, Quarterly Reports
2016 Fourth Quarter Chapter Reports (October-December)
Compiled by Dr. Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen
Vice President for Chapter Development
Thank you to the 12 Chapters who submitted Quarterly Reports. Your submissions as well as your ongoing commitment to EWC and EWCA outreach are sincerely appreciated. The following Chapters and representatives responded to the call for reports: 1) APLP (Miloni Gandhi) 2) ASDP (Dona Cady) 3) Beijing (Hongxia Zhang) 4) Chennai (S. Rajamani) 5) Brisbane (Iraphne Childs) 6) Hawaii (Carl Hefner) 7) Islamabad (Arjumand Faisel) 8) Kansai (Yumiko Okamoto) 9) Laos (Chanthavong Saignasith) 10) Malaysia (Gan Siowck Lee) 11) Manila (Ramon Clarete) 12) Mumbai (Sarosh Bana) 13) Nepal (Nirendra Maske) 14) New York (William Armbruster) 15) Northern California (Barbara Bornet Stumph) 16) Okinawa (Kiyoshi Nakachi) 17) Singapore (Alice Seok Hoon Seng) 18) South Korea (Eun-Young Cho) 19) Taiwan (Frank L. Hung) 20) Tokyo (Kazuhiko Takemoto)
Submitted by Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen
East-West Center Association Executive Board at the EWC/EWCA International Conference, Manila, January 2016
As EWCA Executive Vice President for Chapter Development, I am pleased to present the following reports. Twenty-one chapter reports were received for this quarter’s report.
Submitted by Jessica A. Sheetz-Nguyen
Twenty-two chapter reports were received for this quarter’s report.
Highlights include the following:
There is a great buzz regarding the 2016 EWCA International Meeting in Manila! Nine chapters reported they were sending representatives. There may be more, but this is the count received in the reports. These include the APLP, ASDP, several members from the Bangladesh Chapter, others include Faisalabad, Korea, Mumbai, New York, Okinawa, and Singapore.
CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
QUARTERLY REPORTS, EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING (10/17/13)
RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY: Estrella Besinga Subinsky, VP Chapters
ALOHA TO OUR US & INTERNATIONAL CHAPTERS! This report comes to you amidst a general anxiety backdrop currently preoccupying American societal discourse over our seemingly divided United States government. We keep optimism alive however, hopeful that a creative resolution to the impasse between our political leaders and parties will soon be resolved (preferably before our EWCA Executive Board meeting scheduled on October 17th!). MAHALO TO OUR CHAPTER LEADERS for your positive response to the call for chapter reports. As always, your reports are sincerely appreciated.
The followings chapters & chapter leaders responded: 1) ASDP Chapter (Jessica Sheetz-Nguyen) 2) Bangladesh Chapter (Abu Ekramul Ahsan) 3) Southern CA Chapter (Claire Langham Richmond) 4) Chennai Chapter (Sonna Belliappa Pemanda) 5) Faisalabad Pakistan Chapter (Muhammad Ibrahim) 6) Jakarta Indonesia (Irwansyah) 7) Lahore Pakistan Chapter (Arfa Sayeda Zehra) 8) Laos Chapter (Chantavong Saignasith) 9) Malaysia Chapter (Gan Siowck Lee) 10) Mumbai India (Sarosh Bana) 11) Myanmar Chapter (U Thein Lwin) 12) Nepal Chapter (Nirendra Maske) 13) Okinawa Chapter (Keiko Yamazato) 14) Philippine Chapter (Ramon Clarete/ Pauline Bautista) 15) Singapore Chapter (Alice Seng Seok Hoon) 16) Taipei Chapter (Yu-Jen Kao) 17) Tokyo Chapter (Yasukata Yano) 18) Washington D.C. Chapter (Jacob Dowd). 19) Hawaii Chapter (Carl Hefner).
CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, EWCA
QUARTERLY REPORTS FOR EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING (7/21/2011) RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED BY
ESTRELLA BESINGA SYBINSKY, VP FOR CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT
Aloha and mahalo to the 15 chapters that responded to the call for quarterly reports! A big mahalo also to the chapters that enthusiastically embraced the alumni chapter collaboration suggestion and to their members, who contributed and will continue to generously support the EWC foundation’s endowment student scholarship fundraising goal in the near future. Thank you for your very much appreciated gift.
The following Chapter Leaders reported on their chapter activities for this quarter:
1) APLP (Caitlin Wyndham), 2) Arizona (Michelle Marion), 3) ASDP (Jessica Sheetz-Nguyen), 4) Brisbane (Karen Nunan/Iraphne Childs), 5) Chennai (P. Subramaniyam), 6) Hawai’i (Carl Hefner), 7) Kansai (Seiko Furuhashi), 8_) Korea (Jeong Taik Lee), 9) Laos (Chanthavong Saignasith), 10) Malaysia (Gan Siowck Lee), 11) Myanmar (U Maung Maung), 12) Nepal (Nirendra Maske), 13) Singapore (Alice Seng-Seok Hoon), 14) Sri Lanka (G.B.A Fernando/W.A. Siriwardena), 15) Tokyo (Shigeo Tonoike).
CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, EWCAA
QUARTERLY REPORTS FOR EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING (1/20-21/2011) RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, ESTRELLA BESINGA SYBINSKY
I am pleased to announce that the number of chapters responding to the call for quarterly reports almost tripled for our January 20-21/ 2011 Executive Board meeting. Whereas eight (8) chapters responded back in October 2010, currently twenty chapters sent in their reports.
The following chapters submitted their quarterly reports: 1) Arizona (Michelle Marion), 2) ASDP (David Jones), 3) Brisbane (Karen Nunan), 4) Chennai (P. Subramaniyam), 5) Chicago (Pam Drymiller), 6) Hawaii (Carl Hefner), 7) Hyderabad (E. Nageswara Rao), 8 ) Jakarta (Nasti Reksadiputro), 9) Kathmandu (Nirendra Maske), 10) Kansai (Seiko Furuhashi), 11) Karachi (Aziz Husain), 12) Korea (Jeong Taik Lee), 13) Lahore (Arfa Zehra), 14) Malaysia (Gan Siowck Lee), 15) Mumbai (Sarosh Bana), 16) Ontario (Jonathan Jacobs), 17) Singapore (Seok Hoon Seng), 18) Sri Lanka (W.A. Siriwardena/GBA Fernando), 19) Taiwan (Tien-en Kao) 20) Washington DC Capital Region Chapter (Mary Jo Furgal).