MING BRINK, PRESIDENT
Ming is an Oregon-licensed CPA specializing in corporate taxation who currently works for Precision Castparts Corporation. Originally from Beijing and fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese, she is an Oregon wine lover who enjoys golfing and traveling the world.
VICTOR LAM, VICE-PRESIDENT
Victor is Vice President of Wealth Management and Senior Portfolio Manager with UBS Financial Services Inc. He is currently serving as Vice President of the Northwest China Council and Treasurer for the Oregon Military Museum Project.
AMY RICHTER, SECRETARY
Amy is a retired attorney and long-time community volunteer, serving on several non-profit boards. She enjoys travel and the performance arts.
DOUG SMITH, TREASURER
Doug Smith is responsible for business development at the Port of Portland. He is the immediate past-Chair of the Board of Directors of the Japan-America Society of Oregon and Southwest Washington (JASO) and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Northwest China Council, the Manufacturing 21 consortium as well as the Board of Advisors to the Center for Japanese Studies at Portland State University.
RICHARD HURWITZ, DIRECTOR
Richard is the Director of Sales for Sinotech Corporation; an outsourced manufacturing company whose principal factories are located in Shenzhen, Ningbo, and Shanghai, China. Richard holds several other board positions within our community and remains active supporting several social causes. Sinotech’s products are used in the international Automotive, Medical, Printing and Transportation markets.
. JEFFREY KINKLEY, DIRECTOR
Jeffrey C. Kinkley is a professor of history (ret.) of St. John’s University, New York, and a courtesy professor in the departments of history and world languages and literatures at Portland State University. Currently he is pursuing research and exchange with colleagues at Chinese universities and institutes while working on a new book about the “Global Chinese detective story.”
HONG CHOU, DIRECTOR
Hong Chou, violinist/Educator, is the Artistic Director of the Wave Elements Global Music and the Pacific Violin Academy, and is also a board member of the American String Teachers Association in Oregon. A graduate of the Cincinnati College Conservatory and Lewis & Clark College, she promotes global music and music education in the United States and China.
PAUL MILLIUS, DIRECTOR
Paul is a Past President of NWCC and owner of China Consultants Northwest LLC for over 30 years. He keeps up with his Mandarin, studying at the Confucius Institute in Portland.
FU LI, DIRECTOR
Professor Fu Li, sis a Professor at Portland State University’s School of Engineering. Although Fu Li is new to NWCC, he has been active in many other local Chinese organizations in Oregon.
SHIAU YEN CHIN-DENNIS, PRO BONO COUNSEL
Shiau Yen is a partner at K & L Gates – Portland Office, and has a long history of community involvement in Portland. Her Chinese dialects include Cantonese, Mandarin and Hakka.