SAPAAC Board Elections 2019

Love Stanford's Asian American community? Want to reconnect and get involved?

Run for a two-year term. New board members will serve 2019 September to 2021 September.

Candidates must hold a SAPAAC membership (you can join for free at They must be able to attend the first SAPAAC Board meeting, a one-day retreat in the Bay Area tentatively scheduled for the weekend of September 28, 2019. Attending this meeting in person is strongly preferred, but online arrangements are possible for candidates located outside the United States.

CLICK HERE to fill out your Candidate Application

“My time on the board over the last four years has helped me to stay connected to the Stanford API community. It has been inspiring to work with passionate alum who care about raising awareness about API issues and taking action!”

— Van Anh Tran (‘13), former SAPAAC Board Member

“Serving on the board has allowed me to meet and collaborate with amazing Stanford API alumni. Together, we have the opportunity to shape the future of our alumni community and advocate for a better Stanford.”

- Lan Le (‘10), current SAPAAC Board Member


Explore. Find out about SAPAAC. Explore the SAPAAC website and visit the SAPAAC community on Facebook. Questions? Reach out to Kevin Hsu and Solina Kwan if you have questions about serving on the Board: Make sure you’re already a SAPAAC member (join for free here)

Apply. Fill out your candidate application here by Friday, August 23, 2019. Your statement will be shared with the SAPAAC community for the three weeks of the elections.

Vote. Candidate statements will be made available beginning August 25. SAPAAC candidate statements will be available for 3 weeks on the SAPAAC website. Membership will view candidate statements on the website and vote. The SAPAAC community will cast their ballots. VIEW ALL CANDIDATE STATEMENTS HERE

Announce. New board members will be announced Monday, September 16, 2019.

Join. Please join us for the transition on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Important dates include:

  • Friday, August 23, 2019 Candidate statements due, voting begins

  • Saturday, September 14, 2019 Voting ends

  • Monday, September 16, 2019 New board members announced

  • Saturday, September 28, 2019 Board Transition Meeting at SAPAAC board retreat in California

Founded in 1989, SAPAAC is one of Stanford's largest national alumni organizations. We host networking and community building events, advocate for the A3C and API issues on campus, and strive to keep API alumni connected to Stanford. As alumni, we have a unique opportunity to make our voices heard and ensure that Stanford continues to make progress towards being a safe, inclusive, and empowering environment for our communities.

Join us and help lead efforts to build the community of Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islander Stanford alumni.