2016-2018: AAAFSA officers and their contact information
Faculty Co-Chair Eric Tang 471-4380
Staff Co-Chair Tracy Brzozowski 475-8356
Secretary Janelle N. Sanchez 475-9654
Treasurer Larry Phu 471-2450
Social Events Chair TBD
Webmaster Sa Liu 232-2189
Historian Yu (Anne) Welch 232-5169

Past Officers

Year Faculty Co-chair Staff Co-chair Secretary Treasurer Social Events Chair Public Relations Chair Historian Webmaster/Social media
2006-08 Dr. Rowena Fong Smita Ruzicka Dr. Ge Chen Albert Yeung Bonnibel Fonbuena N/A Shilpa Hegde Bonnibel Fonbuena
2008-10 N/A Dr. Ge Chen Kenyatta Dawson Doreen Ip-Pong Eugenia Beh N/A Alice Dewberry Alex Pong
2010-12 Dr. Al Mok Alex Pong Eugenia Beh/Eileen Drake Doreen Ip-Pong Jaya Soni (2010-11) Smita Ruzicka Eileen Drake/Jennifer Wang Jennifer Wang/Rabindra Kar & Phoebe Wong
2012-14 Dr. David Pan Alex Pong Sona Shah Eileen Drake Tony Vo Joanna Drake Rabindra Kar & Phoebe Wong
2014-16 Dr. Xiaofen Keating Charles Lu Joanna Drake Eileen Drake Divya Bheda Justin Samuel Rabindra Kar


RAISE Award Recipients

Towards the end of every academic year (April/May), AAAFSA accepts nominations of faculty/teachers on campus, UT staff members, and graduate students, who demonstrate exemplary service and commitment to the Asian and Asian-American community at UT. One nominee in each category is chosen by the Awards Committee, to be honored at the annual RAISE Awards ceremony. Past recipients of these awards are listed below.

Year Faculty Award Staff Award Graduate Student Award
2017 Dr. Madhavi Mallapragada Phuoc Bui Sa Liu
2016 Dr. Aloysius K. Mok Justin Samuel Mihyun Lim
2015 Dr. Yuri Jang Joanna Drake Rulan Shangguan


Year Faculty Award Staff Award
2008 Dr. Rowena Fong Dr. Ge Chen
2009 Dr. Madeline Hsu Kenyatta Dawson
2010 Dr. Patrick Wong Dr. Smita Ruzicka
2011 Judge Ramey Ko
(Adjunct faculty teaching award)
Alex Pong
2012 Dr. Snehal Shingavi Jennifer Wang
2013 Dr. Xiaofen Keating Sona Shah
2014 Dr. David Pan Eileen Drake