Board of Directors

Frank Poon
Founder, Board Member & Program Director
  • 20+ years community services with 20 years Asian Outreach Coordinator with Southshore Elder Services
  • 14 years partnered with Quincy Asian Resources Inc (QARI) in servicing the community
  • 11 years on Board of Directors at Quincy Asian Resources Inc (QARI)
  • 5 years on Board of Directors at Quincy Community Action Program (QCAP)
  • 4 years at City of Quincy, Human Right Commission
  • Highly respected and widely recognized as a leader and activist in the community
  • Fully understand community specific needs
  • Empathetic, approachable, accessible and problem solving
  • No compensation despite of about 20 hours of work per week

Connie Dai
President and Board Member
  • Partner of Lion's Law P.C.
  • Extensive networks in Asian business, legal and civic leadership community
  • Board member, New England Chinese American Alliance (NECAA)

Huiming Guo, Ph.D
Vice President and Board Member
  • Proven track records in government relations and legislative activities
  • Certified Business Counsellor at SCORE
  • Past committee member, Cleaning Up Boston, Chinatown
  • Help set up Financial Literacy Program and Small Business Workshop for BCNC
  • Past Treasurer, Boston Forward Foundation
  • Past Advisory Board, Boston Asian American Civic Association
  • Board member, New England Chinese American Alliance (NECAA)

Gary Yu
Co-Founder, Vice President and Board Member
  • Expertise in government relations, political and legislative campaign, media relations and marketing
  • Extensive connections in government, business, community-based organizations and professional nonprofits in Asian community
  • Instrumental contributor to Michele Wu’s election campaign
  • President, Boston Chapter of Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA)
  • Co-President, Massachusetts Chapter of the United Chinese Americans (UCA)
  • President, North American Hangzhou Association (NAHA)
  • Board member, New England Chinese American Alliance (NECAA)
  • CEO of Boston International Media Consulting Inc.

Nathan Li
Secretary & Board Member
  • Entrepreneurial, skillful in managing information system and developing IT platforms
  • Founder of VMaxweb.com
  • Co-Founder & CTO of TGProcess.com

Eddie Qi Wu
Board Member
  • Vice President & Branch Manager of East West Bank in Quincy and understands the community needs

Yaran Pan
Board Member
  • Immigration attorney and resourceful in community connections
  • Partner of Pan & Associates

Joady Lin
Board Member
  • Founder of New Star Chinese Art School, youth leader, track records in leadership and volunteering with youth groups in the churches