Our Leadership

Meet AAFE’s senior leadership team and Boards of Directors

Thomas Yu
Executive Director
Senior Staff
MY T. CHANG
Chief of Staff
NELSON CHAN
Managing Director,
Real Estate
EMILY RIOS
Managing Director,
Community Services
JESSIE LEE
Managing Director,
Renaissance EDC
HSUEH YAN
Director, Property
& Asset Management
JOY GRANADO
Chief Accounting Officer
ETHEL COFFINAS
Director, Human Resources
ED LITVAK
Director, Marketing
& Communications

BOARDS OF DIRECTORS

Asian Americans for Equality

LYDIA TOM,
President
Enterprise Community Partners, retired
CATHERINE KIM,
Vice President
Hot Bread Kitchen
HEIDIE JOO BURWELL,
Secretary
Brooklyn Friends School
PEGGY CHAN,
Treasurer
Cathay Bank
KENNETH COHEN,
Board Member
NAACP Northeast Queens Branch
TURNEY SINGH BABA
Board Member
Santander Bank
Donna Chiu,
Board Member
Mobilization for Justice
Connie Lee,
Board Member
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Jennifer Wu,
Board Member
Groombridge, Wu, Baughman & Stone LLP
Grace Alster,
Board Member
Settlement Housing Fund
Kay Webster,
Board Member
Resident and Community Member
Jim Burke,
Board Member
34th Avenue Open Streets Coalition
Heng Ly,
Board Member
Fordham Bedford Housing Corporation
June Jee,
Board Member
Community Affairs and Strategic Partnership Consultant
Lisa Talma,
Board Member
Deutsche Bank
*Jacqueline Huey,
Board Emeritus
*Suki Terada Ports
Board Emeritus

Renaissance Economic Development Corp.

THOMAS YU,
Chairperson
Asian Americans for Equality
PEGGY CHAN,
Treasurer
Cathay Bank
RAYMOND LOU,
Secretary
M&M Environmental
TIMOTHY WONG,
Board Member
Timothy K. Wong Law Office
Gigi Lau Gilsinan
Board Member
SUPTown Consulting LLC
Kyle Foley,
Board Member
Winston & Strawn LLP
TURNEY SINGH BABA,
Board Member
Santander Bank
MICHAEL LEE,
Board Member
The Veritas Forum
TONY LIN,
Board Member
Trinity Church Wall Street

AAFE Community Development Fund

THOMAS YU,
Chairperson
Asian Americans for Equality
LYDIA TOM,
Board Member
Enterprise Community Partners
DONNA CHIU,
Board Member
Mobilization for Justice
JIM BURKE,
Board Member
34th Avenue Open Streets Coalition
JENNY YANG
Board Member
Enterprise Community Partners

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