Fall 2017 - Spring 2018
Maikha Khang (She/Her/Hers)
Maikha Khang is fourth year majoring in Human Resource Development with a minor in Asian American Studies, Social Justice, and Leadership. She served as the External Vice President of the Asian-American Student Union and the President of the Sigma Alpha Chapter of Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Incorporated in the year of 2016-2017. Her top five strengths are as follows: Harmony, Empathy, Adaptability, Consistency, and Developer. As her strengths falls under relationship building, she loves getting to know different individuals and connecting with them. Maikha is a great listener, feel free to talk to her about anything! She has a huge passion in supporting and creating change to better serve the needs and wants of all people.
Pele Van Le (Him/His/He)
Pele Van Le is finishing his final year at the University of Minnesota studying Health Services Management with a minor in Korean, Leadership, Public Health, and Psychology. Family and health are always top priority. Pele progresses with the community as the UMN Vietnamese Student Association Minnesota’s (VSAM) President for 2017-18. He spends his energy exploring his curiosity and empowering those around him. He is an explorer, ESTJ, learner, and athlete. To relax, he has coffee talks, picks up and drops weights, and eats potatoes.
Tigana Văn Lê (He/Him/His)
Tigana Văn Lê is a rising senior studying Communications with a minor in Asian American Studies and Social Justice. As the son of Vietnamese refugees, his passion derives from their narrative. He spent his summer in Washington, DC as the Education Policy Intern for the Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), working on education equity. Within the Midwest and on campus, his involvement has included the Philippine Student Association, Vietnamese Interacting as One Conference (VIA-1), and Midwest Filipino American Summit (MFAS). Tigana enjoys getting to know fellow students and learning about their passions and interests. During his free time, he enjoys volleyball, Studio Ghibli movies, and reading.
Kub Kevin Hang (He/His/Him)
Kub is a rising senior with a focus in Sociology of Law, Criminology, and Deviance and a minor in Asian American Studies. He is a second generation Hmong American and the youngest of seven children. Kub has worked at the State Capitol as a Capitol Pathway’s Intern with the focus on education policy. This past summer, he was an intern with Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP), based in Los Angeles, that focused on developing and bringing forth more representation of Asian Pacific leaders in various work sectors. In prior years, Kub has served as the advocacy chair for the Asian American Student Union and student ambassador for the Philippine Student Association. He has also been involved with the Midwest Filipino American Summit (MFAS), Multicultural Academic of Excellence