Kansen Chu for State Assembly

Leadership & Community Involvement


Kansen is currently serving on the following boards, committees, and commissions:
 
  • Association of Bay Area Governments (Executive Boardmember)
  • Association of Bay Area Governments - San Francisco Bay Estuary Project (Member) 
  • Cities Counties School Partnership (Boardmember)
  • League of California Cities (Boardmember)
  • League of California Cities - Peninsula Division (Boardmember)
  • League of California Cities - Housing, Community & Economic Development Policy Committee (Boardmember)
  • Neighborhood Services and Education Committee (Member)
  • North San Jose Planning Task Force (Chair)
  • Public Safety, Finance, and Strategic Support Committee (Member)
  • Recycling and Waste Reduction Commission of Santa Clara County (Member)
  • Recycled Water Liaison Committee (Member)
  • San Jose Arena Authority (Member)
  • Santa Clara County Airport Land Use Commission (Member)
  • Santa Clara County Valley Habitat Plan (Member)
  • Santa Clara VTA Board - Policy Advisory Committee (Member)
  • Santa Clara Valley Water Commission (Member)
  • Silicon Valley Anti-Litter Campaign (Member)
  • Treatment Plant Advisory Committee 


Community Service Experience:
 
  • Board of Trustee, Berryessa Union School District (2002-2007)
  • Member, Sheriff's Advisory Board
  • Member, Alviso Rotary Club
  • Member, Downtown Lions Club
  • Board of Directors, YMCA Santa Clara Valley Metropolitan Board (1998-2007)
  • Board of Directors, Vietnamese Voluntary Foundation (1998-2007)
  • Board of Directors, Shin Shin Education Foundation (2003-present)
     
  • Board Member, Berryessa Neighborhood Accountability Board (2003-2004)
  • Commissioner, Santa Clara County Mental Health Board (1997-2005)
  • Commissioner, Santa Clara County Private Industry Council - Jobs Training Partnerships Act (1995-1997)
  • Member, California State Superintendent Delaine Eastin's Educational Round Table
  • Lord of Longevity, Santa Clara County Self-Help for the Elderly (1996)
  • Advisory Board Member, Vision New America (2002-2007)
  • Advisory Board Member, Californians for Justice (2005-2007)
  • Board of Directors, KNTV Channel-11 Community Board (1997-1999)
  • Advisory Board Member, Asian Law Alliance
  • Chairman of the Board, Alliance for Preserving the Truth of the Sino Japanese War (1996-1998)
  • President, Organization of Chinese American-Silicon Valley (1995)
  • Founder, Second Harvest Food Bank-Chinese New Year Food Drive