2018-2020 CCCA Board of Directors
Central Coast Chinese Association (CCCA) members elected the 2018-2020 Board of Directors during the annual member meeting on September 22nd, 2018. The elected Board of Directors will serve a 2-year term beginning October 1, 2018.
The Board of Directors appointed Luke Xing as the President of CCCA for 2018-2020 term.
Meet the Board of Directors. Names are in alphabetical order.
Luke Xing (President) moved to Central Coast in 2005. Has been running Senkox Technologies Inc. for the past 10+ years. The company provides safety monitoring systems for industries. The systems are installed in industrial facilities and hazardous manufacturing equipment. Before moving to Central Coast, Luke worked at John Hopkins University and Washington University in Saint Loius for a few years. He also received Alexander Von Humboldt Scholarship and worked in Germany for a few years. Luke received his Ph.D. degree in China.
Quping Dai moved to San Luis Obispo with her husband who worked at Cal Poly in 1996. Their two kids are raised up at SLO, their son just graduated from the college and is going to graduate school, and their daughter just entered SLO High School. She really enjoyed the life at SLO, especially hiking and music. She was one of a few Chinese people who witnessed the growth of Chinese community in SLO. A lot of us more or less got her help or advice in many ways. She served on the Board for 2015-2016 and 2016-2018 terms, in charge of Food and Environment Safety. She organized the kitchen volunteers to make delicious food for 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 CCCA Chinese New Year Celebration.
Shirley Li moved to San Francisco from Xianghai in 2001 and has recently moved to Central Coast. She is retired and spent her spare time teaching Chinese and working as a volunteer. Shirley likes cooking, yoga, and meditation. She loves working with local Chinse organizations and participates in social works. Shirley was one of the founders of the first free English magazine in China when she was in Shanghai. She studied in San Francisco City College and worked as the Assistant Teacher at Galileo High School of San Francisco. She also taught Chinse at a local Chinse school when she lives in San Francisco.
Nina Lu is a Registered Nurse, CCRN, and with ACLS and BLS Certifications. She worked as the Charge Nurse at the ICU and DOU of Twin Cities Community Hospital since 2006. Nina and her husband are long-term supporters of CCCA. They volunteered in CCCA's Annual Chinese New Year Celebration for many years and actively participated in many of CCCA's social events. Nina is currently at school for Family Nurse Practitioner. Nina likes outdoor activities. The family of four now live in north county.
Xiaoying Rong is a Professor at Cal Poly’s Graphic Communication Department. She is originally from Beijing China. She moved to San Luis Obispo with her husband in 2005, who also works at Cal Poly. Their son was born in 2007 and raised up in SLO. Xiaoying worked as a volunteer for the past three Chinese New Year celebrations. She joined the Board of Directors and served as Public Relation (PR) in 2015, designed and developed new platforms for CCCA communication to the public, including CCCA webpage, newsletters, and other marketing materials. She was the Co-President of CCCA for 2016-2018 term. Her favorite quote is “Do or do not. There is no try.”
Phyllis Wong and her family moved to San Luis Obispo with her husband Preston and two children Phoebe and PJ in 2017. Phyllis is a mortgage advisor for First Capital Group, Inc. located on Mill Street. Phyllis is active in the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce as an Ambassador. She attended many ribbon cuttings for new businesses and helped out often with mixers and with Good Morning SLO. Phyllis hopes to give CCCA more visibility with the Chamber of Commerce with her involvement in both organizations. Phyllis is also a part of a Comedy Improv Theatre here in SLO and I perform about once a month. Her parents immigrated to Canada from Hong Kong in 1977. She was born and raised in Toronto. She can speak fluent Cantonese. Phyllis has a BA in English from UCLA and a Ph.D. in Theatre for Youth from Arizona State University.
Jasmine Zhou came to San Luis Obispo in 2008 and joined CCCA board as a Treasurer in 2011. She is in charge of the accounting for CCCA including paying bills, collecting deposits, bank reconciliation and preparing financial statements, and etc. She is now a staff accountant at Burkart & Associates in San Luis Obispo. Jasmine’s husband also works at San Luis Obispo. They have two lovely kids. Their daughter was born in 2012 and son was just born this July. Jasmine loves to live in San Luis Obispo. She enjoys contributing to CCCA and working with other board members.