Asian American Faculty and Staff Association

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The Asian American Faculty and Staff Association (AAFAS) is dedicated to celebrating and supporting the rich cultures of the Asian continent. In addition to being a voice for the needs and concerns of Asian American students at Fresno City College, we work hard to share our cultures with the community, assist various organizations campus-wide, and recognize their educational success. Our work includes supporting and promoting projects such as the Yokuts Plaza, Asians in the City, and AsianFest; providing scholarships for outstanding students; and organizing the now annual Asian Pacific Islander Celebration of Success (APICS).

Meetings & Membership

Membership is open to all Fresno City College/State Center Community College District part-time and full-time Certificated, Classified Professionals, and retirees. Annual membership dues can be paid by completing the employee voluntary payroll deduction form.

Meetings are scheduled on the first Tuesday of every month at 5PM via Zoom. Contact one of the Executive Board members for questions.

Executive Board

Position Name Email Phone
Dr. Tchay Her President (559) 443-2242
Ia Ka Xiong Vice President ext. 2001
John Yang Secretary ext. 8163
Jim Yang Treasurer ext. 8027

USEAA Program

The United Southeast Asian-American Academic (USEAA) Program assists students in the transfer process and increases the number of Southeast Asian-American students transferring to four-year universities.

Learn more about the USEAA Program at FCC


The Asian Pacific Islander Celebration of Success (APICS) celebrates Asian Pacific Islander students who are graduating with a certificate, Associate’s Degree (A.A. A.S. AD-T), or transfer.

Celebrate your success in the APICS

Asian American Month

Celebrate Asian American Month at FCC in April!

Asian American Month Celebrations