Recently, Governor Quinn of Illinois had appointed two of our own to serve as his advisory team members:

1. May Saengpraseuth as one of the 11-member Asian American Employment Plan Advisory Council – A crucial component to implementing the State Asian American employment plan.

2. Chin Keomuongchanh as one of the 5-member Task Force on Language Access to Government Services – implementing how to improve access to basic government services and information for immigrants and limited-English speaking community members.

Chin is serving as a LAOE board member and a Civic Engagement Program Director while May is also serving as a LAOE board member and Women and Health Services Program Director.