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Community Board Members

Pursuant to the 2015 Minnesota Statutes Chapter 77, Article 2, the Council (on Asian Pacific Minnesotans) has 15 voting members.  Eleven members of the Council are public members appointed by the Governor.  Four members of the Council are legislators.  Five members, one from each of the five ancestries with the state’s highest percentages of Asian-Pacific populations, as determined by the state demographer.  The other six members must be broadly representative of the rest of the Asian-Pacific population, with no more than one Council member from any one ancestry.  

Photograph of  Tsewang  Ngodup
Tsewang Ngodup
Term: January 2014 to January 2017
Community: Tibetan
Photograph of  Anil  Hurkadli , Vice Chair
Anil Hurkadli , Vice Chair
Term: March 2016 to January 2020
Community: Asian Indian
Photograph of  David  Maeda , Chair
David Maeda , Chair
Term: June 2014 to January 2018
Community: Japenese
Photograph of  Thaoke  Her
Thaoke Her
Term: March 2016 to January 2020
Community: Hmong
Photograph of  Grace  Lee
Grace Lee
Term: September 2015 to January 2019
Community: Korean
Photograph of  George  Thawmoo
George Thawmoo
Term: January 2014 to January 2018
Community: Karen
Photograph of  Faamati  Winey
Faamati Winey
Term: September 2015 to January 2019
Community: Polynesian/Samoan
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