2014-15 Executive Board
Kim Crawford 2L
San Francisco State University
Interesting Fact: I have a pet rabbit named George that thinks he is a dog and loves to take walks.
Why APALSA? To foster a supportive and inclusive diverse community at UC Hastings, as well as ensure Asian Americans have a pipeline into law school and continued representation within the legal profession.
Interesting Fact: You can win your way to my heart with cakes, cupcakes, and all things carbs.Why APALSA? APALSA has provided me with mentorship, support, and a sense of community.
Interesting Fact: Because I went to junior high in Taiwan, I technically never graduated from junior high (Don’t tell anyone!).
Why APALSA? APALSA is a great way to build connections and friends – whether its professional networking or just plain old having fun. :)
Interesting Fact:Deathly afraid of cockroaches
Why APALSA? APALSA, like many other ethnic and social groups on campus, provides an environment where people of similar cultures and backgrounds can come together to share their experiences and support each other through the trials of law school. I've met a number of new friends through APALSA and am excited to meet many more in the coming year!
External Political Chair
Queeny V. Chow
Interesting Fact: I was born in Houston, Texas, but my first language is Cantonese.
Why APALSA? Great people, great events and great opportunities to network. Please feel free to come chat with any one of our members (or for that matter, anyone in law school). We are here to help make law school a much more collaborative experience.
Internal Political Chair
Why APALSA? Fantastic group of people who are fun & super supportive
Professional Development Chair
Interesting Fact: I have performed in every major concert hall in Los Angeles
Why APALSA? Because I enjoy the
community and the sort of work APALSA engages in.
Academic ChairTraci Aoki
Interesting Fact: I have never lost a bread eating contest.
Why APALSA? APALSA provides its members with great resources and mentorship. The relationships I formed and the support I received through APALSA definitely made my 1L year a lot easier.
UC San Diego
Interesting Fact: Fitness keeps me sane! I box, swim, lift, run, bike, and will work out with anyone any day!
Why APALSA? I joined APALSA with the goal of supporting the Asian American student population at UC Hastings in order to build and promote a diverse legal community.
UC San Diego
Interesting Fact: My holy trinity is Britney, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj. If you ask me to choose between them I might literally explode from the pressure.
Why APALSA? APALSA because outlines and rad folks committed to all kinds of causes.
Interesting Fact: When I was 8 years old, my mom gave me some money for the school book fair and told me to bring homes some books. I came home with a Porsche 911 Poster for my bedroom and no books. Needless to say, mom was not happy.
Why APALSA? This org was a great way for me to meet wonderful people and friends my 1L year. My 2L mentors from APALSA helped me tremendously and I would like to carry on that tradition.
Professor Carol Izumi