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Advisory Committee

Each year, a committee of students and staff are appointed by the Chancellor to serve on the Asian American Cultural Center Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to review, evaluate, and make recommendations regarding the policies, programs, and services of Asian American Cultural Center. The committee also provides advice and recommendations regarding resources related to the support for the cultural center, including budget, personnel, and facilities.


2021-2022 Faculty and Staff 

Shiori Silver (chair), Area Coordinator, University Housing
Pallassana Balgopal, Professor Emeritus, Social Work & Asian American Studies
Jennifer Carson, Marketing Specialist and Stress Management Coordinator, McKinley Health Center
Jason Finkelman, Director, Global Arts Performance Initiatives, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
Nancy Huang, Resident Director, University Housing
Mara Thacker, Associate Professor, South Asian Studies & Global Popular Culture Librarian, University Library
Kimberly Yau, International Advising Specialist, Intl Student & Scholar Services
David Chih, Director, Asian American Cultural Center (Ex-Officio)

2021-2022 Students
Sara Babu
Kayt Raquel
Salman Safir