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About Us

NAAAP-Seattle is a local chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that cultivates and empowers Asian Pacific American leaders through professional development, community service, and industry engagement. Founded in 1982, NAAAP operates in 28 cities in the United States and Canada. NAAAP boasts over 3,000 members and reaches over 20,000 Asian Pacific American professionals in North America. NAAAP-Seattle is the premier pan-Asian and pan-professionals organization, attracting individuals from diverse educational and professional backgrounds.

NAAAP Seattle’s Mission:

  • Provide ACCESS to key leaders and mentors to accelerate the growth of Asian Pacific American professionals and students.
  • Contribute to the collective VOICE of Asian Pacific Americans to influence positive change in government, education, business, and society.
  • Serve as a HUB for thought leaders, entrepreneurs, builders, and innovators.
  • Serve as a RESOURCE center for professionals, businesses, corporate partners and community partners.

Our Vision: Create the norm.

Together with our community, and as the premier leadership development organization for Asian Pacific Americans, we strive to create a norm for respecting Asian Pacific American multiculturalism and celebrate diversity and inclusion as best practices for a collective success.


Executive Board
President Quyen Dang President
VP of Operations Alex Truong VP of Operations
VP of Programming Steven Matly VP of Programming
VP of Business Development Ron Villahermosa VP of Business Development
Treasurer Nam Le Treasurer
Board-At-Large Brian Nguyen Board-At-Large
Committee Directors
Director of Professional Development Tin Phan Director of Professional Development
Director of Community Service Lily Liao Director of Community Service
Director of Membership May Le Director of Membership
Gala Coordinator Stephanie Lau Gala Coordinator
February Violet Photography Edward Ham Director of Social Events
February Violet Photography Winnie Cheung Director of Women in NAAAP (WIN)
KevinLam Kevin Lam Director of Corporate Relations

Contact Us

Email: info@naaapseattle.org

P.O. Box 19888, Seattle WA 98109