Christine Chen is the founding executive director of APIAVote from 2006 to 2008, and returned to APIAVote in January 2011 to serve as its current Executive Director. Chen served from 2001 to 2005 as national executive director of the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA).
National Field Director
Eric Salcedo has been the National Field Director for APIAVote since September 2014. Previously, he served as the Asian American Liaison and Community Outreach Coordinator for the Illinois Attorney General.
Communications & Policy Associate
Jennifer Baik is the Communications & Policy Associate at APIAVote. Previously, she worked as a journalist and media analyst.
Julie Wu assists with APIAVote's Youth Ambassador Program.
James S. Lai is an Associate Professor who holds a joint appointment with the Ethnic Studies Program and the Department of Political Science at Santa Clara University. Dr. Lai served as the Director of the Ethnic Studies Program from 2008 to 2014.
Karthick Ramakrishnan is Professor of Public Policy and Political Science at the University of California, Riverside, where he also serves as Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy. He is also an Adjunct Fellow at Public Policy Institute of California.
Janelle Wong is Director of the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Maryland. She is also a core faculty member in the Department of American Studies. She received her PhD from the Department of Political Science at Yale University.