Leadership and Service

2004-Present   Attorney Mentor, President’s Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, American Bar Association

2005-2012       Member, Academic Advisory Board, Lead America

2010                  District Legal Officer (with the rank equivalent of Lieutenant Commander), 5th District,

Southern Region (Covering  North Carolina, Maryland , Virginia, and Washington, DC), United States Guard  Auxiliary

2010                  Member, Board of Directors, Community Lodgings

2008-2010      Member (and Vice Chairman, 2008-2009),  President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities

2007-2009      Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 1780, National Capitol Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

2001-2008      Big Brother, Catholic Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Los Angeles

2005-2007      Vice Chairman, Committee for Scouts with Disabilities, National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America

2004-2007      Member, Federal Asian Pacific American Council

2004-2006      Member, President’s Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law, American Bar Association

2004-2005      Member, Board of Directors, ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia

1995-2005       Member, Board of Directors, Blind Children’s Center, Los Angeles

2004                 Member, National Advisory Committee for the Improvement of Teachers Quality,

Council of Chief State School Officers and the National Association of State Directors Special Education

2003-2004      Member, National Blue Ribbon Advisory Committee on Personal Assistance Services, Info Use

2000-2004      Member, Board of Directors, Westside Center for Independent Living

2001-2002       Volunteer Adoption Attorney, Alliance for Children’s Rights, Los Angeles

2000-2002      Member, Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services, State Bar of California

2000-2002      Member, Board of Directors, Loyola Marymount University National Alumni Association

1999-2002       Member, Board of Governors, Loyola Law School Alumni Association

1999-2002       Member, Philippine American Bar Association, Los Angeles

1990-1998        Member, Board of Directors, National Federation of the Blind of California

1991-1992         Student Body Executive Vice President and Chairperson of the student Senate, Loyola Marymount University

1991-1992         President, Today Not Tomorrow Service Organization, Loyola Marymount University

1991-1993         Mentor, Loyola Marymount University Chapter, Best Buddies  (Working with people with developmental disabilities)

1990-1992        University Appointee, Westchester/LAX Chamber of Commerce

1990-1992        Chairperson, Academic Affairs Committee, University Board of Trustees

1989-1990        Speaker of the Student Senate, Loyola Marymount University

1988                  Student Senator, Loyola Marymount University

1987-1988        Student Body President, Bishop Amat Memorial High School

1986-1988        Team Member, Speech and Debate Team, Bishop Amat Memorial High School

1986-1987        Junior Class President, Bishop Amat Memorial High School

1986-1987        Chapter President, Junior Statesmen of America