Members of the Mayor's Asian American Pacific Islander Advisory Council (MAAPIC).
Front Row from L-R: Donna McCallister, Nerissa Lamison, Mimi Crispin, Linnie Vu, Zarra Elias, B Thambunit, Shephali Rele, Sunny Duann, Anh Nguyen, Miray Holmes and Raquel Pancho
Back Row from L-R: Arijit Ghosh, Johnny Sibayan, Howard Yu, Sangbum Ro, Kevin Lee and Shyam Mundra
Not pictured: Yoon Kang, Mariben Andersen, Julie Yo, Ana Lam, Jong Park, Melanie Nguyen, Lisha Dong, Joey Omila, Ferdian Jap and Anjali Nair
About The Mayor's Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Advisory Council
The purpose of the City of Tampa Mayor's Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Advisory Council is to advise the Mayor and the City Council on issues affecting the AAPI community, promote and celebrate the AAPI culture and heritage, and advocate for policies that promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within the City of Tampa. The Advisory Council also seeks to foster greater communication and collaboration between the City of Tampa and the AAPI community, and to serve as a resource for AAPI residents and organizations in the Tampa Bay area.
Executive Board Members: Mariben Andersen (Chair), Howard Yu (Vice Chair), Ferdian Jap (Treasure), Zarra Elias (Secretary) and C.H. Kevin Lee (Parliamentarian)
The City of Tampa Mayor's Asian American Pacific Islander Advisory Council (MAAPIC) meets at 6 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of each month, the meetings are held at the Columbus Municipal Office Building, 3402 W. Columbus Drive.