• GAACC Committees

    Welcome to the GAACC Committees page! Each committee is chaired by a GAACC board member. Service commitment is for the calendar year 2022. Serving in any of these capacities is a pathway to serving on the board.

    Committees and their composition and areas of responsibilities are listed below. (Meeting time and cadence might be subject to change). Check out our current Committee members!

    More information will be added as members join! Sign up to serve on our Committees here. 

  • Development Committee
    The Development Committee leads the chamber to secure funding for our major events. 

    The committee will work with our existing corporate partners and devise mechanisms to acquire new corporate partnerships for our major events like the Texas Asian Economic Summit.

    Kannan Kaliyur
    GAACC Board Member
    Development Committee Chair

  • Membership Committee 

    This committee reviews and makes recommendations to improve GAACC’s membership structure to support numeric goals per our strategic plan. It also reviews our member programs, and drives partnerships to increase membership. Minh Tran chairs the Membership Committee. The Membership Committee programs consist of our Women's Club Meeting, Biz Essential Workshops, Member Mixers, Ambassador program, Perks & Discount program, and VIP Mixer. 

  • Minh Tran
    GAACC Board Member
    Membership Committee Chair

  • Stephanie Louie
    Membership Committee
    Women's Club Champion

  • Lloyd Saldanha
    Membership Committee
    Perks & Discounts Champion

  • Wan J. Kim
    Membership Committee
    Ambassador Champion

  • Lisa Magruder
    Membership Committee
    VIP Mixer Champion

  • Shiho Masuda
    Membership Committee
    Biz Essential & Member Mixer Champion

  • Finance Committee 
    The Financial Committee will help advise GAACC with financial matters.

    Jessica Chen
    GAACC Chair-Elect
    Finance Committee Chair

  • Texas Asian Economic Summit Committee

    The Ovation Planning Committee and Conference Planning Committee are responsible for the planning and execution of our ambitious and historic event, The Texas Asian Summit.

    The event will be held in the fall this year with the aim to bring direct investment from national and international companies to Texas.

    Being the first of its kind, this event will bring national and international business delegations to Austin and provide a platform for the local business community of Austin to network and share experiences with business leaders from other States and countries.

    Ovation Planning Committee 
    This committee plans our annual awards fundraiser, Ovation. It includes recognizing leaders in our community. 

    Conference Planning Committee 
    The Conference Planning Committee will be responsible for arranging the conference feature during our Texas Asian Summit, which is an integral part of the summit.

    Golf Planning Committee 

    This committee plans and executes the Golf Tournament for 2022.