Congratulations to the newly elected 2014-2016 Officers, Auditor, and Regional Directors.

President: Grace Spence
Vice President: Olivia Adrian
Vice President of Operations: Peter Nguyen
Executive Secretary: Fahmida Chhipa
Treasurer: Kevin Le
Auditor: Rebecca Flowers
Region 1 Director: Sharon Nicholas
Region 5 Director: Zena Huen

 Installation of Officers and Award Ceremony is conducted on September 5, 2014.

For details, See Photos and Articles 

150 members and friends attended FAPAC Annual Pot Luck Picnic, 7/16/2014 at Wheaton Regional Park, MD


 FAPAC 2015 National Leadership Training and 30 Years Establishment Celebration

May 4th - May 8th, 2015
Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Hotel and Executive Meeting Center
1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD
Click Here for Event Detail Information


Katherine Archuleta Sworn-In as 10th Director of the Office of Personnel Management. “As an educator, a public administrator, and a community leader, I know the value of bringing together talented people with diverse ideas and perspectives to improve any organization, and the Federal government is no exception,” Archuleta said.  “The complex and important work of government requires a diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the many important perspectives, talents, and backgrounds of our great Nation.  I am committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce to serve the American people.”

On January 12, FAPAC hosted its annual holiday celebration in Vienna, VA. Over 120 people attended the event including members, former FAPAC presidents, family and friends, Virginia House Delegate Mr. Mark Keam, USDA Under Secretary Mr. Edward Avalos, the former Chief Financial Officer of Department of Labor.

         Cultural fashion show at the holiday party. Modeled by the members and their family and friend  

FAPAC White House AAPI Initiative Challenge Teams
Are you a federal employee who wants to be a better leader, communicate more effectively, manage projects, and work with a high-performing team to address significant and complex issues? Then apply to the Challenge Team Program, sponsored by the Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC), with participation from the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

The FAPAC Challenge Teams is an innovative new project-oriented, experiential training-based program targeted at developing skills for emerging federal employee leaders while working to solve the dilemmas facing the federal government when addressing the needs of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) federal employees and communities.


2014 FAPAC Mentoring Program Kick Off on January 30th

After months preparation and selection process, FAPAC is pleased to announce that the CDP 2014 program will kick off on January 30th.

The CDP is open to all federal employees with permanent career status at the DC metropolitan area. 25 participants will be selected for the 6-month program. Its curriculum includes a series of one-on-one mentoring sessions, group training workshops, and a leadership project in the community..

To be eligible for being a mentor, you must be GS-14 or above and have at least 5 years of federal services. A mentor will guide high performers seeking to improve themselves. A good mentor must possess good knowledge of the Federal Personnel System, the structure of federal career programs, skills in performance evaluation and counseling, and abilities to provide resources to the careerist. 

To be eligible for being a mentee participant, you must be a federal employee or a current or potential member of FAPAC.

Please visit FAPAC’s web site at www.fapac.org for application procedures and forms. Should you have questions, please contact Aurea Franklin via email at aurea.franklin@va.gov or call: 571-814-0910.    

FAPAC 2014 Scholarship for Public Service Announcement

The Federal Asian Pacific American Council (FAPAC) Endowment Fund is proud to announce that it is accepting applications for the 2014 Distinguished Public Service Scholarship. For the past many years, FAPAC has awarded a number of scholarships and internships to Asian Pacific American college students who exhibit excellent academic achievement as well as demonstrated a continuous effort to foster diversity and community service to the Asian Pacific American community. Since 2013 the scholarship award is given under the newly established FAPAC Endowment Fund in honor of the first Asian Pacific American elected to Congress. The award will be given to a student during the FAPAC National Leadership Training Program in May each year. The awardee will receive a stipend of $5,000 towards his or her education. The award will be also given out in honor former Secretaries Elaine L. Chao and Norman Y.Mineta and the late Congressman Dalip Singh Saund from California. Last year FAPAC awarded the 2013 Scholarship in honor of the late Congressman Saund. The 2014 Award will be given in honor of former Secretary Norman Mineta.

The FAPAC Distinguished Public Service Scholarship Endowment Fund, Inc. is a non-profit organization that promotes the recognition of Asian Pacific American students who is interested in public service and has made contributions to foster diversity and inclusion in the Asian and Pacific American community.

Application must be received by March 31. For more information on the announcement and procedure to submit please contact


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