Steven Choi is an American Republican Party politician from Orange County, California, former California State Assemblymember representing the 68th Assembly District, having won the post in 2016.
Prior to that, he served two terms as mayor of Irvine, California. In 1998, he became the first Asian-American elected to the Irvine Unified School Board and served two consecutive terms there before becoming the first Asian American to have been elected to a four-year term on the Irvine City Council and one of two Korean Americans on the council. For more information, visit www.stevenchoi.org
California's 39th District Congresswoman
Young O. Kim was the first Korean-American Republican Woman ever to serve in the California state legislature, and the first Asian American to represent the cities of the 65th Assembly District in Sacramento. She was elected to the Assembly in 2014 .
a nonpartisan office in the 4th district which includes the cities of Fullerton, Placentia, La Habra, Brea and portions of Anaheim and Buena Park.
Clyde Kusatsu (He/His/Him)
Actor/Former SAG/AFTRA President
With over 50 years of experience as an actor, Mr. Kusatsu was the first Asian American to be elected President of SAG/AFTRA , local Los Angeles Chapter. He was re-elected as the Vice President of national SAG/AFTRA, where he will serve for an additional 2 years.
Hawaii-born actor Mr. Kusatsu has appeared in roles calling for a variety of indeterminate ethnic origins including Hawaii Five O, Kung Fu, MASH, Magnum PI and Midway and Star Trek Next Generation. Early film appearances included unbilled bits in Airport 75 (1975) and Alex and the Gypsy (1976). With his minor role as the Freighter Captain in Black Sunday (1977), Mr. Kusatsu began working his way up the featured-player ladder.
Paul YSong, MD (He/His/Him)
CEO, NKGen Biotech
Dr. Paul Y. Song, M.D. is a physician, progressive activist, and Co-Founder and CEO of Fuse Biotherapeutics. Dr. Song is a senior medical advisor at Hawkeye Bio and Supportive Therapeutics. He was most recently on the Samuel Oschin Cancer Center faculty at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.
Dr. Song served as the very first visiting fellow on healthcare policy in the California Department of Insurance in 2013. He is President of Physicians for a National Health Program California and is currently a board member of Physicians for a National Health Program, The Center for Health and Democracy, and Progressive Democrats of America. Dr. Song graduated with honors from the University of Chicago and received his M.D. degree from George Washington University. He completed his residency in radiation oncology at the University of Chicago where he served as Chief Resident and did a brachytherapy fellowship at the Institute Gustave Roussy in Villejuif, France. He was also awarded an ASTRO research fellowship in 1995 for his research in radiation inducible gene therapy.
Pianist and Composer
An Emmy and Singapore Grammy Award recipient, Mr. Wang is a world-renowned Chinese-American pianist and composer for Hollywood and Asian cinema. He has scored over 500 films and television shows, working with many renowned film directors, composers, and producers such as Steven Spielberg, Jackie Chan, Hans Zimmer, Disney, Dreamworks, and many others.
Mr. Wang's arrangements have been performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, and Shanghai Philharmonic among many others.
Mr. Yoon founded Television Korea 24, Inc. in 2004 with Comcast NBCUniversal to service Korean Americans and communities which owns and operates 2 linear 24-7 cable networks, TVK & TVK2 and TVK-POP on demand service. Currently, TVK, TVK2 and TVK-POP are available in over 60 million cable subscribers as a basic channel.
In 2019, Eric Yoon founded ESTV, the first 24-7 live linear esports channel in the U.S. ESTV currently broadcasts to over 50 countries worldwide and soon launching on Pan Carribbean Islands. ESTV is available on CTV (Samsung, LG, VIZIO, TCL, Hisense, Xiaomi, Zeasn OS, etc.), OTT (Roku Channel, Dish Sling TV, PLEX, RAD TV, Netgem, VIDGO, Sports.TV, SportsMax, etc.) and mobile platforms. ESTV owns and operates 4 linear 24-7 esports channels, ESTV, Racing, College and High School to target the growing younger demographic. These 4 linear channels and AVOD channel can be also viewed on ESTV+ application which is available on iOS, Google Play, web, Apple TV, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Roku and other platforms. Launched in May 2019, ESTV provides round-the-clock coverage of esports athletes and gaming franchises from an insider perspective. ESTV partners with the world’s top gaming networks and production partners for the most robust esports content lineup on linear, online and mobile platforms. ESTV is also an exclusive media partner of the Department of Defense Joint Base Lewis McChord and NFL Alumni esports events. Eric also serves as an Esports Advisor for NFL Alumni Association where he activates all of esports activity for NFL Alumni. He also seats as an Advisory Board for many companies in Blockchain Technology, Metaverse and NFT projects. Prior to founding TVK24 and ESTV, Eric was banker at Merrill Lynch and UBS.