Committee of 100 Members Convene in Southern California

On Monday, September 21, 2015, the Committee of 100 hosted its Southern California Regional Members Meeting at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California. Eleven C-100 members participated in the meeting: Lily Lee Chen, John Chiang, Benjamin Chu, Julie Fong, Stewart Kwoh, David Lee, Richard Lee, Herman Li, John Long, Edmond Pi and Charlie Woo. The meeting was graciously hosted by C-100 Acting Chair, Herman Li. Prior to the meeting, Herman Li, Southern California Regional Co-Chairs Charlie Woo and Stewart Kwoh ,and C-100 member and California State Treasurer John Chiang all took a tour of the Huntington Library to explore potential venues for the 2016 C100 Annual Conference which will be hosted again in Los Angeles.

Laura Trombley, President of the Huntington Library, gave a warm welcome to the members and introduced some of the latest changes to the Library. During the meeting, Herman Li provided an update of the latest C-100 structural changes, ongoing staff additions, as well as upcoming events and activities in different regions, including the 2016 Annual Conference. Stewart Kwoh and Charlie Woo also provided updates on the venue search, programming and fundraising structures for the 2016 Conference, which led to a lively discussion among the members in attendance. Updates were also provided regarding the Southern California regional programs and activities including the Leadership and Mentoring Program (LMP), Global Chinese Philanthropy Initiative (GCPI), Mandarin Excellence Initiative and the latest workshops on economic espionage.

C-100 Members with President Laura Trombley of Huntington Library Prior to the Meeting From left to right: David Lee, Richard Lee, John Long, Pat Kwoh, Stewart Kwoh, Laura Trombley, Charlie Woo, John Chiang, Herman Li, Julie Fong, Edmond Pi

Laura Trombley, President of Huntington Library with C-100 Members David Lee, Richard Lee, John Long, Pat Kwoh, Stewart Kwoh, Laura Trombley, Charlie Woo, John Chiang, Herman Li, Julie Fong, Edmond Pi


Laura Trombley, President of Huntington Library, Welcomes C-100


C-100 Members Bejamin Chu, Stewart Kwoh, Charlie Woo and Herman Li


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Lily Lee Chen

First ever Chinese-American female mayor in the U.S.

John Chiang

Innovative politician and State Treasurer, California

Julie Fong

Grammy award winning producer

Stewart Kwoh

Nationally recognized civil rights leader

Richard Y. Lee

Chairman and CEO of Amsino Medical Group

Herman Y. Li

Chairman of the C & L Restaurant Group

Edmond Pi

Professor Emeritus at USC

Charlie Woo

International Entrepreneur




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