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File #: 21-1476   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/30/2021 In control: Clark County Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/19/2021 Final action:
Title: Appoint 2 qualified individuals to serve on the Clark County Asian-American Pacific Islanders Community Commission for the remainder of a term ending June 30, 2023, from the list of following applicants: Leora Mae Dumanlang, Ashok Goyal, Arun Gupta, Jennie Kim, Anna Ladao, Daniel Lee, Ga Geong Lee, Hieu V. Le, Allen Mallari, Gail McIntosh, Dat Nguyen, Elgin Sampal, Sanje Sedera, Harry Singh, Vincent Souza, Rica Tamura, and Sharifa Wahab. (For possible action)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Allen_Mallari_Redacted (1).pdf, 3. Arun_Gupta_Redacted (1).pdf, 4. Ashok_Goyal_Redacted (1).pdf, 5. Daniel_Lee_Redacted (1).pdf, 6. Dat_Nguyen_Redacted (1).pdf, 7. Elgin_Sampal_Redacted (1).pdf, 8. Ga_Geong_Lee_Redacted (1).pdf, 9. Gail_McIntosh_Redacted (1).pdf, 10. Hieu_Le_Redacted (1).pdf, 11. Kim_Jennie_Redacted.pdf, 12. Ladao_Anna_Redacted.pdf, 13. Leora_Dumanlang_Redacted (1).pdf, 14. Rica_Tamura_Redacted (1).pdf, 15. Sanje_Sedera_Redacted (1).pdf, 16. Sharifa_Wahab_Redacted (1).pdf, 17. Singh_Harry_Redacted.pdf, 18. Souza_Vincent_Redacted.pdf
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CLARK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

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Petitioner:

Yolanda T. King, County Manager

Recommendation: 

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Appoint 2 qualified individuals to serve on the Clark County Asian-American Pacific Islanders Community Commission for the remainder of a term ending June 30, 2023, from the list of following applicants: Leora Mae Dumanlang, Ashok Goyal, Arun Gupta, Jennie Kim, Anna Ladao, Daniel Lee, Ga Geong Lee, Hieu V. Le, Allen Mallari, Gail McIntosh, Dat Nguyen, Elgin Sampal, Sanje Sedera, Harry Singh, Vincent Souza, Rica Tamura, and Sharifa Wahab. (For possible action)

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BACKGROUND: 

The Clark County Asian-American Pacific Islanders Community Commission (AAPICC) serves as a support liaison between the Asian-American Pacific Islanders (AAPI) community in Clark County, the Clark County Board of County Commissioners (County Commission), and the Clark County Manager’s Office (Manager’s Office).

Among its duties, the AAPICC shall:

(a)
                     Advise the County Commission and the Manager’s Office on the matters and concerns of the AAPI                      community;
(b)
                     Educate the community on intolerance, xenophobia, and anti-Asian sentiment and promote equity for all                      AAPIs;
(c)
                     Convene community forums on public safety, human rights, economic development, housing,                      employment, social services, public health, transportation, education, and multicultural development for                      the AAPI community;
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                     Encourage youth to become better trained and qualified for educational and employment opportunities;
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                     Formulate a vision on how local AAPI history could be blended into the significant history of Clark                      County;
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                     Perform other such other tasks as the County Commission and the Manager’s Office may direct; and
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                     Report to the County Commission on an annual basis regarding its duties and responsibilities.

The AAPICC consists of 15 members. Terms of the AAPICC are two years (2-years), and members are eligible for reappointment.

There are currently two (2) vacancies on the AAPICC. Staff opened a recruitment period and received four (4) new applications.  Staff also had 13 applications on file from the last recruitment that are still valid.