Sean Stein (pictured above) of Covington took the stage first, detailing his extensive experience in China. He conveyed his admiration for the work done by AmCham China, emphasizing the growing significance of the Chamber’s mission.
Click here to view Sean’s bio and campaign statement.
William Yu (pictured above) from Honeywell made a compelling case about the need for companies and individuals to contribute more actively to the community. He expressed his eagerness to learn from the membership and sought their support to serve on the Board.
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Min Qin (pictured above) of Mars, said she could offer the Board an alternative perspective with her background as a diplomat and interpreter. She likened AmCham China to a sandwich pressed from both sides, with its mission as the enticing filling, and spoke about her intention to be the voice of consumers, representing one of the least strategic industries present.
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Joe Mazur (pictured above) from Trivium shared his journey from interning at AmCham China to working on exclusive China-related issues at a specialized American consultancy. Touting his deep policy experience, he advocated for educational exchanges and the promotion of young professionals.
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James Nobles (pictured above), a small business owner from Bizarre Beijing, reflected on his 11 years in China and previous role as an elected official in Washington state. He focused on the necessity for greater small and medium enterprise (SME) representation within AmCham China.
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Yali Liu (pictured above), an individual member, discussed the pivotal role of AmCham China in strengthening the US-China relationship. She outlined her vision to organize a visit by the US President to Peking University, her alma mater, to foster exchanges at multiple levels.
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Su Cheng Harris-Simpson (pictured above) of the Women’s Empowerment Council (WEC) shared her heartfelt connection with AmCham, calling it her family. Celebrating her 28 years in China, she highlighted the ongoing endeavors to expand AmCham China’s membership and influence.
Click here to view Su-Cheng’s bio and campaign statement.
The event also featured video messages from candidates unable to attend, each outlining their vision and commitment to the Chamber’s mission. They included:
- Alvin Liu, Boeing
- Kenneth Zhou, WilmerHale
- Malone Ma, MetLife
- Bessie Yuan, Microsoft
- Al Gabor, Individual member
To see the full list of 2024 BOG candidates, click here.
Members were also reminded by Election Committee William Zarit to cast their votes via the SurveyMonkey ballot sent to each corporate and individual voting representative. For further inquiries, members should contact Connie Zhao at firstname.lastname@example.org.