Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Building upon the legacy of the Asian Pacific American Legal Center

History of Anniversary Dinner Chairs and Co-Chairs

Chairs                                                                    Co-Chairs

   
October 27, 2017 (34th Anniversary Dinner)    

Gilbert Tong
Resident Director
Bank of America Merrill Lynch

 
   

October 6, 2016 (33rd Anniversary Dinner)

 

Kathy McKim
Vice President- External Affairs
AT&T California

Jack S. Yeh, Esq.
Partner
Sidley Austin LLP

   

October 15, 2015 (32nd Anniversary Dinner)

 

Johnnie Giles
External Director, External Affairs & Vice President, Government Affairs
Comcast/ NBCUniversal

   

October 23, 2014 (31st Anniversary Dinner)

 

Noel Massie
President - UPS Southern California District
United Parcel Service

 
   

October 10, 2013 (30th Anniversary Dinner)

 

Timothy J. McCallion
President- Verizon California
Verizon

Paul S. Chan, Esq.
Principal
Bird, Marella, Boxer, Wolpert, Nessim, Drooks, Lincenberg & Rhow

 

Marie & Chor Chai Tan

   

October 11, 2012 (29th Anniversary Dinner)

 

John Sotoodeh
President, LA Metro/Orange County Regional Bank
Wells Fargo

 
   

October 19, 2011 (28th Anniversary Dinner)

 

Michael Feldman
Executive Vice President & California Branch Banking Head
Union Bank

George David Kieffer
Partner
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

   

October 14, 2010 (27th Anniversary Dinner)

 

Dennis Uyemura
Chief Financial Officer & Managing Director
California Bank & Trust

 

   

October 6, 2009 (26th Anniversary Dinner)

 

Jay Rasulo
Chairman
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Wayne C. Winborne
Vice-President, Business Diversity Outreach
Prudential Financial

   

October 21, 2008 (25th Anniversary Dinner)

 

Alan J. Fohrer
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Southern California Edison

Rand S. April
Managing Partner, Los Angeles Office
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

 

Janet Lamkin
President, Bank of America California
Bank of America

   

October 18, 2007 (24th Anniversary Dinner)

 

Wayne C. Winborne
Vice-President, Business Diversity Outreach
Prudential Financial

Shirley S. Cho
Partner
Kirkland & Ellis LLP

 

Mónica Gil
Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs
Nielsen Media Research

   

November 14, 2006 (23rd Anniversary Dinner)

 

Donald Tang
Vice Chairman
Bear, Sterns & Co., Inc.

Elwood G. Lui
Partner
Jones Day

 

Wayne C. Winborne
Vice-President, Business Diversity Outreach
Prudential Financial

   

October 20, 2005 (22nd Anniversary Dinner)

 

Benjamin Chu
President, Kaiser Permanente-Southern California
Kaiser Permanente

Wayne C. Winborne
Vice-President, Business Diversity Outreach
Prudential Financial

   

October 28, 2004 (21st Anniversary Dinner)

 

Javade Chaudhri
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Sempra Energy

Robert E. Cooper
Partner
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

 

Wayne C. Winborne
Vice-President, Business Diversity Outreach
Prudential Financial

   

October 16, 2003 (20th Anniversary Dinner)

 

Timothy J. McCallion
President-Pacific Region
Verizon

George D. Kieffer
Partner
Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

 

Nita Song
President & Chief Operating Officer
IW Group, Inc.

   

October 17, 2002 (17th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

Bob Malone
Regional President
BP

Timothy J. McCallion
President-Pacific Region
Verizon

 

Ronald C. Redcay
Partner
Arnold & Porter

   

October 24, 2001 (16th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

Tony Armada
Senior Vice President & Area Manager for Metropolitan Los Angeles Service Area
Kaiser Permanente

Gary D. Roberts
Executive Vice President
Fox Group Legal

 

Stephen H. Weiss
General Counsel
United California Bank

   

October 25, 2000 (15th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

Kerry Killinger
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Washington Mutual
 

Andrew Cherng
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Panda Management Company, Inc.

 

Alan V. Friedman
Partner
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

   

October 28, 1999 (14th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

Richard D. Farman
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Sempra Energy

Robert J. Flowers
President of Community Investment & Development
Washington Mutual Bank

 

Kerry Killinger
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
Washington Mutual Bank

 

William G. Ouchi
Vice Dean of Executive Education
The Anderson School at UCLA

   

October 15, 1998 (13th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

Guy Rounsaville Jr.
Executive Vice President, Chief Counsel & Secretary
Wells Fargo Bank

Steven Robles
Director of Diversity, Business Enterprise
Burger King

 

Edmund Soo Hoo
President
PCL & Associates

   

October 23, 1997 (12th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

Mike R. Bowlin
Chairman
ARCO

George Kiriyama
Board Member
Los Angeles Unified School District

 

Guy Rounsaville Jr.
Executive Vice President, Chief Counsel & Secretary
Wells Fargo Bank

   

October 17, 1996 (11th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

Richard C. Hartnack
Vice Chairman
Union Bank

Elwood Lui
Partner
Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue

 

Debra Nakatomi
President
Nakatomi & Associates

   

October 26, 1995 (10th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

Donald A. Mullane
Executive Vice President-Corporate Community Development
Bank of America

Howard L. Halm
Partner
Breidenbach, Buckley, Hutching, Halm & Hamblet

 

Steven C. Liu
President
Asian Professional Exchange

   

October 27, 1994 (9th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

Shaun P. Gilmore
Vice President of Global Consumer Communications Services
T&T

Richard Fruto
President
Asian American Journalists Association

 

John S.C. Lim
Partner
Lim, Kim & Andrews

 

Donald A. Mullane
Executive Vice President-Community Development
Bank of America

   

October 14, 1993 (8th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

John E. Bryson
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
SCEcorp & Southern California Edison Company

Linda Nakamura
President
Hughes Asian Pacific Professional Association

 

Edward Perron
Partner
Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro

 

Lorain Wong
Director of Communications for Consumer Services
AT&T

   

October 15, 1992 (7th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

Alvin D. Kang
Partner
KPMG Peat Marwick

Howard Chao
Partner
O’Melveny & Myers

 

Jeri C. Okamoto
Associate
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

 

Namphet Panichpant-M
President & Founder
United Thai Council

   

October 17, 1991 (6th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

Hugh A. Jones
Senior Vice President & Regional Manager
Kaiser Permanente

David R. Barclay
Vice President of Workforce Diversity
Hughes Aircraft Company

 

Alfred H. L. Hui
President & Chief Executive Officer
Western International Insurance Company

 

George J. Mihlsten
Partner
Latham & Watkins

   

October 4, 1990 (5th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

Warren I. Mitchell
President
Southern California Gas Company

Jerry St. Dennis
Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
CalFed Inc.

 

Warren T. Furutani
Board Member
Los Angeles Unified School District

 

Edward A. Perron
Partner
Lillick & McHose

   

October 26, 1989 (4th Annual Awards Dinner)

 

Elwood Lui
Partner
Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue

 

   

September 29, 1988 (3rd Annual Awards Dinner)

 

 

Winston V. Morrow
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Ticor Title Insurance

 

Keith W. Renken
Area Managing Partner
Deloitte Haskins & Sells

   

October 1, 1987 (2nd Annual Awards Dinner)

 

 

Gerald D. Foster
Region Vice President
Pacific Telesis Group

 

Hisao Kobayashi
President & Chief Executive Officer
Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank of California

 

James P. Miscoll
Executive Vice President
Bank of America

   

October 9, 1986 (1st Annual Awards Dinner)

 
 

David E. Anderson
President & Chief Executive Officer
General Telephone Company of California

 

Lilly V. Lee
President
Lilly Enterprises

 

Robert E. Wycoff
President
ARCO

 

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