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AABANY Annual Meeting


When: Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Where: Dorsey & Whitney LLP
51 West 52nd Street
New York, New York  10019
United States

Registration Information
Online registration is closed.

All completed proxies must be RECEIVED by February 8, 2018.

The Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) Annual Meeting of Members (the “Annual Meeting”) will be held on February 13, 2018 at 7:00 pm ET at Dorsey & Whitney LLP, 51 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019.

At the Annual Meeting, there are three proposals scheduled to be voted on:

·       Proposal 1 – To elect the officers identified on the proxy form to serve a one-year term for the fiscal year beginning April 1, 2018 and ending March 31, 2019 (the “2018 Fiscal Year”);

·       Proposal 2 – To elect five (5) directors from the eight (8) nominees identified on the proxy form to serve two-year terms beginning on the first day of the 2018 Fiscal Year; and

·       Proposal 3 – To amend AABANY’s by-laws to increase the number of the Board Directors from thirteen (13) to nineteen (19), to make changes that provide for greater operational flexibility for AABANY such as in setting the date of future annual meetings of members, to make changes to conform to the New York Not-for-Profit Corporation Law and to make other ministerial changes.

Every Active Member (as defined in AABANY’s by-laws) in good standing (as defined in AABANY’s by-laws) shall be entitled to vote at the Annual Meeting.

Your vote is very important. Whether or not you plan to attend the Annual Meeting, we encourage you to complete and return the PROXY FORM (Click on the link, left, to download) by Feb. 8.

If you plan to attend the Annual Meeting in person, register on this page.

The AABANY Nominations Committee presents the following slate of candidates:

Brian Song - Bio/Resume - Statement

Jeff Ikejiri - Bio/Resume - Statement
Vice President, Programs and Operations

Charles Chen - Bio/Resume - Statement
Vice President, Programs and Operations

Edward Kim - Bio/Resume - Statement

Dai Wai Chin Feman - Bio/Resume - Statement

David Sohn - Bio/Resume - Statement
Membership Director

Margaret Ling - Bio/Resume - Statement
Development Director


The following persons have been nominated to fill an open Director position:

Jung Choi - Bio/Resume - Statement

Suzanne Kim - Bio/Resume - Statement

Chris Kwok - Bio/Resume - Statement

Naf Kwun - Bio/Resume - Statement

Sapna Palla - Bio/Resume - Statement

Manisha Sheth - Bio/Resume - Statement

Irene Tan - Bio/Resume - Statement

Andy Yoo - Bio/Resume - Statement

NOTE: This year’s election of directors is contested, as there are eight nominees for five seats. We encourage you to carefully read and consider the statements of interest and biographies of each of the candidates by clicking on the hyperlink next to the candidate’s name, above

To read the Nominations Committee Report, click here.

Please click here to review a redlined version of the bylaws showing all revisions.



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