Board of Directors

한인 민주당 협회 의원 소개

JOHN YI, PRESIDENT John Yi is Advocacy Director for the American Lung Association in California. John previously served as the Interim National Director for Parent Revolution, an education and social justice non-profit. He received his Masters degree at Georgetown University and his Bachelors degree at the University of Michigan. 

JOHN YI, PRESIDENT

John Yi is Advocacy Director for the American Lung Association in California. John previously served as the Interim National Director for Parent Revolution, an education and social justice non-profit. He received his Masters degree at Georgetown University and his Bachelors degree at the University of Michigan. 

STEVE KANG, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT Steve Kang is District Director for Asm. Sebastian Ridley-Thomas. He previously served as Executive Director of the  Korean American Coalition, Los Angeles, and worked on David Ryu's campaign for Los Angeles City Council. Steve received his B.A. from Columbia University and his Masters from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

STEVE KANG, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Steve Kang is District Director for Asm. Sebastian Ridley-Thomas. He previously served as Executive Director of the  Korean American Coalition, Los Angeles, and worked on David Ryu's campaign for Los Angeles City Council. Steve received his B.A. from Columbia University and his Masters from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

TAE KANG, VICE PRESIDENT Tae Kang is the first full-time employee and Special Projects of Harbor Freight Tools for Schools. Prior to this, he served as a high school teacher in Wilmington, DE and middle school teacher in Inglewood, CA. Tae graduated from UCLA with his Master of Public Policy (MPP) and from the University of Notre Dame with a MA and a BA in Theology.

TAE KANG, VICE PRESIDENT

Tae Kang is the first full-time employee and Special Projects of Harbor Freight Tools for Schools. Prior to this, he served as a high school teacher in Wilmington, DE and middle school teacher in Inglewood, CA. Tae graduated from UCLA with his Master of Public Policy (MPP) and from the University of Notre Dame with a MA and a BA in Theology.

 
EBONEY PEARSON, CONTROLLER Eboney Pearson is a Literacy Testing Coordinator with Long Beach Job Corps. She is also President of the Long Beach Democratic Club. Her professional background includes contracted work with Rand Corporation, local and state campaigns, and volunteering on Political Action Committees. Eboney graduated from Fresno State with a Bachelor's Degree in Family Sciences. 

EBONEY PEARSON, CONTROLLER

Eboney Pearson is a Literacy Testing Coordinator with Long Beach Job Corps. She is also President of the Long Beach Democratic Club. Her professional background includes contracted work with Rand Corporation, local and state campaigns, and volunteering on Political Action Committees. Eboney graduated from Fresno State with a Bachelor's Degree in Family Sciences. 

HANNAH CHO, SECRETARY Hannah Cho is a paralegal for a law firm located in Downtown Los Angeles. She is a Los Angeles transplant via Atlanta, GA and has worked on numerous campaigns including President Obama's 2008 Presidential campaign in which she served as an Obama Fellow in Miami, Florida. Hannah graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Hospitality.

HANNAH CHO, SECRETARY

Hannah Cho is a paralegal for a law firm located in Downtown Los Angeles. She is a Los Angeles transplant via Atlanta, GA and has worked on numerous campaigns including President Obama's 2008 Presidential campaign in which she served as an Obama Fellow in Miami, Florida. Hannah graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Hospitality.

BEN PAK, CHAIRMAN Ben Pak is a Deputy for  California State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De Leon. Ben was appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti to serve as Vice President of the Affordable Housing Commission for the city of Los Angeles. Ben is a graduate of the LAPD Police Academy and received a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish Literature from U.C. Berkeley.

BEN PAK, CHAIRMAN

Ben Pak is a Deputy for  California State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin De Leon. Ben was appointed by Mayor Eric Garcetti to serve as Vice President of the Affordable Housing Commission for the city of Los Angeles. Ben is a graduate of the LAPD Police Academy and received a Bachelor's Degree in Spanish Literature from U.C. Berkeley.

 
LYNA CHON Lyna Chon has been a KADC Board member since 2012 and served as Executive Vice President between 2014-2015. Her diverse experiences include working on David Ryu's campaign for LA City Council, assisting victims of human trafficking, working for an investment management company, and co-founding a neighborhood newspaper. She currently practices real estate law with health and safety receiverships. Lyna received her B.A. and J.D. from UCLA.  

LYNA CHON

Lyna Chon has been a KADC Board member since 2012 and served as Executive Vice President between 2014-2015. Her diverse experiences include working on David Ryu's campaign for LA City Council, assisting victims of human trafficking, working for an investment management company, and co-founding a neighborhood newspaper. She currently practices real estate law with health and safety receiverships. Lyna received her B.A. and J.D. from UCLA.

 

JI YOUNG DENICK Ji Young Denick is the Founder of a market research agency, MineMR. She previously built her career at Hall & Partners and Kelton Global. Ji Young graduated from the Korean National University of Arts and received her master's degrees from Carnegie Mellon University. 

JI YOUNG DENICK

Ji Young Denick is the Founder of a market research agency, MineMR. She previously built her career at Hall & Partners and Kelton Global. Ji Young graduated from the Korean National University of Arts and received her master's degrees from Carnegie Mellon University. 

YENA JI Yena Ji is a staff member for Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu. She leads KADC's development committee.

YENA JI

Yena Ji is a staff member for Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu. She leads KADC's development committee.

 
BECKY LEE Becky Lee is working as a policy analyst for a health nonprofit in Los Angeles. She previously served as a field deputy for former Congressman Xavier Becerra. Becky graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Public Health and Public Policy.

BECKY LEE

Becky Lee is working as a policy analyst for a health nonprofit in Los Angeles. She previously served as a field deputy for former Congressman Xavier Becerra. Becky graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a degree in Public Health and Public Policy.

KYLE LEE Kyle Lee is a Field Deputy for Asm. Mike Gipson (AD 64). Kyle previously served as a United Nations Action Ambassador involved in environmental policy projects. He received his B.A. from California State University, Dominguez Hills.

KYLE LEE

Kyle Lee is a Field Deputy for Asm. Mike Gipson (AD 64). Kyle previously served as a United Nations Action Ambassador involved in environmental policy projects. He received his B.A. from California State University, Dominguez Hills.

DANIEL PARK Daniel Park is staff member for Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego, with a degree in Political Science. Daniel is actively involved in political campaigns at the local, state and federal level. 

DANIEL PARK

Daniel Park is staff member for Los Angeles City Councilmember David Ryu. He graduated from the University of California, San Diego, with a degree in Political Science. Daniel is actively involved in political campaigns at the local, state and federal level. 

 
ROBERT PARK Robert Park is the Central Area Representative for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. He previously worked for Asm. Miguel Santiago. Robert earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from the University of California, Los Angeles. 

ROBERT PARK

Robert Park is the Central Area Representative for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. He previously worked for Asm. Miguel Santiago. Robert earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from the University of California, Los Angeles. 

GENE KIM, PRESIDENT EMERITUS Gene F. Kim is the immediate past President of KADC and Senior Consultant at Imprenta Communications Group. He previously served as Executive Director of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), a legislative entity made up of over 40 Members of Congress. Gene graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with dual degrees in Rhetoric and Sociology.

GENE KIM, PRESIDENT EMERITUS

Gene F. Kim is the immediate past President of KADC and Senior Consultant at Imprenta Communications Group. He previously served as Executive Director of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), a legislative entity made up of over 40 Members of Congress. Gene graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with dual degrees in Rhetoric and Sociology.