President Obama announces four key Administration posts

July 27th, 2010 - 5:28 am ICT by BNO News  

WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama announced on Monday the appointment of four key administration posts, including a new Chair of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Daphne Kwok was nominated to serve as Chair of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. David Grubb was selected for being a member of the Board of Directors of the Presidio Trust; the same proposal made to William Hambrecht and Charlene Harvey.

“I am confident that these accomplished individuals will serve our nation well in these important roles. I look forward to working with them in the months and years ahead,” Obama said.

Kwok is the current Executive Director of Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California. She was also the Executive Director of the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation from 2005 to 2007, the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies from 2001 to 2005, and at the Organization of Chinese Americans (OCA) from 1990 to 2001.

Grubb is the former chairman and chief executive officer of Swinerton Incorporated, a San Francisco-based general contractor. Hambrecht is the Founder and Chairman of WR Hambrecht + Co, an investment bank that uses the internet and auctions for raising capital. Harvey worked for 16 years with the Management Center of San Francisco as a staff consultant to nonprofit organizations.

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