The Asian Pacific American Network (APAN) is one of five networks within the Standing Committee for Multicultural Affairs (CMA). The purpose of CMA is to act as the coordinating directorate body for educating student affairs professionals on the issues and concerns of students, faculty, and staff of color in the higher education community.

APAN 2017-2018 Lead Team

The initiatives and activities of APAN are led by a volunteer team of student affairs and higher education professionals. Collectively, the leadership team offers community-building, educational awareness, networking, and professional development opportunities for Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) professionals, and advocates for APIDA-related issues within CMA, ACPA, and the greater higher education field.


Amanda Assalone, Southern Education Foundation

Vigor Lam, Cornell University 

Past Chair:

Jacqueline Mac Fallon, Indiana University 


Anna Ly, University of California, San Diego 

chee ia yang, University of Michigan 

Community Engagement:

Sheraz Iqbal, Yale University

Cherry Lim, Middlesex Community College

Education & Advocacy:

Demeturie Toso-Lafaele Gogue, University of Redlands

Vanessa Na, Indiana University

Professional Development:

Lynn Huynh, Miami University-Ohio 

Yuan Zhou, University of Dayton

Convention Programs:

Marc Paulo Guzman, University of Virginia 

Ad Hoc: Fundraising & Development

Glenn DeGuzman, University of California, Berkeley