UCA Executive Board
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.
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
|Chinese Name||First Name||Last Name||Justification||Role|
|蔡金良||Jinliang||Cai||At Large||Chair, Board of Directors|
|董校明||Xiaoming||Dong||Community Partner Representative|
|李忠刚||Cliff Zhonggang||Li||At Large|
|梁瑞凤||Ray||Liang||At Large||Treasurer, Chair of Finance Committee|
|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|