UCA Executive Board
Xiaoyan Zhang 张小彦 Chairman, Board of Directors
Dr. Zhang is a visiting professor at School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh. He is also the Chairman of the board and senior data scientist of Mosaix Software Inc. in Pittsburgh, PA. Between 1996 and 2014, he served as CEO of KIT Solutions® LLC., a company provided cloud-based grantee performance management services empowering government and social service organizations to effectively manage social investment and measure accountability, performance and outcomes. He was the recipient of NPN (National Prevention Network) 2007 Award of Excellence; served on the National Advisory Council for Drug Abuse (NIDA) between 2007 and 2010; a finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 Award in Upstate New York, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia, and was selected by Pittsburgh Smart Business magazine for the Pace Setter award in 2009.
Haipei Shue 薛海培 President
Haipei Shue is a Chinese American community activist in Washington DC for decades. He has played a leadership role in passing the Congressional “Chinese Students Protection Bill” in 1992 and advocated with American business community on China trade issues. Particularly, Haipei is instrumental in and responsible for the passage of Congressional Apology Resolution on Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. In 2016 he started to mobilize Chinese American community to form United Chinese Americans (UCA) and organized the Inaugural Chinese American Convention in DC for community leaders, activists and elected officials to come together to set a common agenda and move the community forward. In addition, Haipei has worked as a commentator for Phoenix TV and was an advocate for environmental cause in China and beyond.
Jinliang 蔡金良 Vice Chair, UCA Board
Mr. Jinliang Cai has been actively engaged in Chinese and Asian American communities and served as board members and executive positions for a number of non-profit organizations including: Board member of Pittsburgh Chinese School (1999); Board Chair, Memphis Chinese Language School (2001); founding board member, Greater Memphis United Chinese Association (2003); founding member and president, Asian American for Tennessee Political Action Committee (present); founding member and president, Chinese Historical Society of Memphis and Mid-South (present); and board member, United Chinese Americans.
Mr. Cai graduated with a BA degree in Economics from Peking University (1986), and received a MA in Public Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellow University (1989). He worked for US Airways, FedEx Express, and currently working for Greater Memphis Chamber of Commerce as Vice President for International Business Development.
Ray Liang 梁瑞凤 Treasurer and Finance Committee Chair
Ray Liang is the managing director for an NSF-sponsored composites research center at West Virginia University. A graduate of Tsinghua University, he received his PhD degree from the Chinese Academy of Sciences Institute of Chemistry and worked there as a professor prior to joining WVU. As a Royal Society visiting fellow, he has also worked at the University of Cambridge for four years. He is the founding president of the Shanghang Hakka Association of North America (SHANA) and is also the vice president for outreach of the West Virginia Chinese Association (WVCA). He is equipped with knowledge and skills of financial control and budget planning, and has been receiving accounting and ethics certification training from the WV State Auditor’s Office biennially since 2006.
Shirley Ma 马晓红 Secretary and Donor and Member Services Committee Chair
Shirley Ma is a senior scientist of a biopharmaceutical company in California. Before coming to the United States, Shirley had been working in an Ophthalmology Department as an eye doctor. She had been serving as the director of the youth group of APAPA TVC youth group; She organized fundraising for Lindy Li in 2015 in SF Bay Area and 2017 UCA SF lunar new year jiaozi party; Shirley is a dedicated volunteer of the UCA 2016 convention and managed all convention documents for the convention steering committee and individual donor follow-up.
Yinong Shen 沈一农 Chair of governance committee
Yinong Shen is a Technical Specialist in a US automobile manufacturer where he worked for the last 25 years. Since coming to the US in 1983 for graduate study, Yinong has acted in various capacities in community organizations, serving fellow Chinese students and Chinese Americans and beyond. For a long time, Yinong served as a board member of a local Chinese school in Michigan, and many years as the Chairman. He was elected to the board of the Chinese Association of Greater Detroit where he worked in special events, by-laws, organization development, etc.
Yinong received a BS degree from Nanjing Institute of Technology, Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
UCA Board of Directors
At-large Directors, as Elected on April 12, 2018;
Officers, as Elected on April 22, 2018
|姓名||First Name||Last Name||Justification||Role|
|蔡金良||Jinliang||Cai||At Large||Vice Chiar, Board of Directors|
|董校明||Xiaoming||Dong||Community Partner Representative|
|李忠刚||Cliff Zhonggang||Li||At Large|
|廖冰||Bonnie||Liao||At Large||Chair of Bylaws Committee|
|白先慎||Steven||Pei||Non-voting||Honorary Chair of Board, Vice Chair of Public Policy Committee and Chair of US-China Relations Subcommittee|
|丘红||Hong||Qiu||Community Partner Representative|
|沈一农||Yinong||Shen||At Large||Chair of Governance Committee|
|王华||Hua||Wang||Chapter Representative||Chair of Public Policy Committee|
|张小彦||Xiaoyan||Zhang||At Large||Chair, Board of Directors|