Gov. Gavin Newsom Monday appointed Jason Paguio, president and CEO of the Asian Enterprise Affiliation San Diego, to the California Fee on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs.
Established in 2002, the fee is meant to handle the political, financial, and social points vital to the Asian American and Pacific Islander neighborhood within the state.
“I’m honored by the Governor’s appointment and sit up for advocating for our small enterprise neighborhood and their households on the state stage,” Paguio mentioned. “The facility and affect of our neighborhood in California are embedded in our state’s historical past, and I’m motivated to broaden and amplify our collective affect in addition to proceed to foster fairness and inclusion all through the state.”
Domestically, Paguio serves on the San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria’s Asian Pacific Islander Advisory Group and a number of other different civic and nonprofit boards.
“Jason Paguio is a acknowledged chief within the San Diego area that brings experience throughout a wide range of sectors, together with the event of companies owned by folks of shade, coordination of multi-agency collaborative efforts, advocacy for San Diego’s many various communities, and first-hand expertise as a first-generation Filipino-American,” Gloria mentioned. “He’s a champion for the API neighborhood and will probably be a worthwhile addition to the California Fee on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs.”
–Metropolis Information Service