Yen Tu - Executive Director

Photo of TuYen C. Tu has been principal consultant and owner at Yen C. Tu Consulting for 20 years, a firm focused on providing community outreach services to ethnic, underrepresented communities to corporations, government, and non-profit organizations throughout San Diego. Ms. Tu is a board member for the San Diego Diplomacy Council and the Asian Business Association. She also serves as a member of San Diego Mayor Faulconer's Asian Advisory Council, San Diego Association of Governments' (SANDAG) 2020 Census Count Workgroup, and the San Diego Community College District's Oversight Committee. She served on the staff of two City of San Diego councilmembers and one San Diego County supervisor.

Ms. Tu served as president and CEO for the Asian Business Association (1999-2004, 2011, and 2019); and served on the Boards for the San Diego County Water Authority (2002-2017), University of California San Diego Chancellor's Community Advisory Board (2013-2019), Metropolitan Water District of Southern CA (2014-2016), San Diego Gas and Electric's Community Advisory Council (2010-2017), Japan Society of San Diego & Tijuana (2007-2012), and the Union of Pan-Asian Communities (2008-2013).

Ms. Tu received her undergraduate degree in Chinese Studies at the University of California at San Diego in 1990.