Friday, September 03, 2010

New Blood in 80-20's Top Leadership

When the going gets tough, the tough gets going.

The signing of the petition to Pres. Obama to renominate two Asian
Am. jurists has slowed down a bit on the 3rd day. But that is precisely when
YOU will get going to get folks to sign up. Spread the word for 80-20
and urge them to sign. Go
http://admin.80-20nj.info/cgi/dm/8/10p/f .

80-20 will turn in YOUR signed petition to Pres. Obama on September 5th.
to urge him to re-nominate Goodwin Liu & Edward Chen on the 6th, when the Senate goes back or later, as he deems appropriate.

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Important Notice: New Blood in TOP Leadership

80-20 has long planned the infusion of new blood into its top leadership, while
maintaining continuity and success. To accomplish these goals, the following
changes have occurred or will occur.

80-20 has hired a fulltime Executive Director, Daniel Feng of Davis, CA to begin
in Sept. 1, 2010. Suzanna Lin, M.D., will continue to serve as Special Assistant to
the President/Exec. Director. To ensure smooth transition, S. B. Woo was asked
by the Board to help tune in and assist Feng for the remaining 4 months of 2010
as the Acting President.

Effective now, 80-20 actively seeks candidates for president and vice president
in 2011 to serve 80-20. The membership-wide election shall occur in the 2nd
week of November, 2010. S. B. Woo has stated that he shall not be a candidate
for either of those positions, though he'll continue to serve 80-20 in the second
line including advising Feng. Additional information about Daniel Feng is shown
below.

Daniel Feng is registered as a Independent or "Decline"in Calif.
i.e. not associated with any political party. He has been a dues-paying
member for the last 4 years, and was a Delegate to 80-20's 2008
Endorsement Convention, flying at his own expense to attend the Convention
in Foster City, CA from Boston, MA where he then resided.

Professionally, Mr. Feng has over twenty years of experience with progressive
management responsibilities in a variety of industries and services institutions.
He has also actively participated in and made significant contribution to many
local and national elections, in which he worked vigorously to promote Asian
Americans’ interest. He was highly praised by those leaders of our community
who know him.

S. B. Woo, Acting President for 4 months, said, "Daniel will bring to the 80-20
leadership team his passionate American patriotism, commitment to the
universal values, sensitivity to Asian American political issues, and practical
management skills. 80-20 believes that Daniel’s appointment will greatly
strengthen 80-20."

Woo also said, "Daniel takes a cut in his personal income to come work for 80-
20 & our community
. It's this kind of passion, his other quality as a person, &
his qualifications in management that induced 80-20 to select him. I am
privileged to advise him. I hope that I'll be as lucky with Daniel as I was with 3
of my top campaign aides back in 1988. They have now become Delaware's
Governor, Lt. Governor and County Executive of the largest county in Delaware.
The County Exec. is also the Democratic Nominee for the US Senate in the 2010
election."

80-20 will greatly NEED your help during this transition. Its annual
expenditure will increase by roughly $100,000 each year. We need more
members and donors.

To JOIN 80-20, go http://www.80-20initiative.net/membership/payment.asp .
Or send your check to 80-20 PAC P.O. Box 603 Osprey, FL 34229 .
80-20 needs your financial support. There is a matching fund for NEW members.

 

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