加拿大国际教育援助基金会

Board of Directors

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Mr Tom Mah (President)

Mr Tom Mah is the owner of Continental Seafood Restaurant, one of the biggest and well established restaurant in Richmond. Mr Mah also oversees it’s daily operation. Before joining the restaurant industry, Mr Mah was educated and had worked in the computer and information technology field from the seventies to the mid eighties. Mr Mah is known by his integrity in business and his generosity in charitable and social activities. He is also active in various social and non-profit organizations which includes the Richmond Mandarin Lions Club.

  • 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient

Ms Christine Lai-Fong Hui (Vice President)

  • Lifetime early childhood educator and leader in the field
  • Member of Richmond’s first Child Care Development Board
  • Instructor of early childhood education programs and practicum supervisor of students
  • 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient

Ms Angela Chow (Treasurer)

Dr Chak Au (Director)

  • Richmond City Councillor since 2011
  • Richmond School Trustee from 1999 to 2011, served as Vice-Chair of the Board of Education and Chair of Education Committee
  • Family Therapy specialist, Assistant Professor, University of Hong Kong prior to moving to Canada in 1988
  • Program Leader of Richmond Mental Health Promotion and Counselling Team
  • Vancouver Sun recognition as one of the 100 Most Influential Chinese in B.C.
  • Involvement in many committees including: street racing, medical relief team to Taiwan following 1999 earthquake, fundraising for tsunami relief in South Asia, earthquake relief in Sichuan, China.
  • Prime Minister’s recognition for outstanding contribution in China’s snowstorm relief in 2008
  • Canada’s chief delegate to United Nations affiliated organization, the International Eco-Safety Cooperative Organization
  • 2007 ‘Stand Up Stand Out for Children and Youth’ Award recipient
  • 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recipient
  • Consultant, advisor and director of many government, academic and charitable institutions locally and overseas.
  • Author of academic publications and international conference speaker

Mr. Ricky Lei (Director)

Ms. Sheena Sim (Director)

Mr. Nelson Wong (Director)

Ms Heidi Xiao (Director)

Ms Heidi Xiao was born in Hunan Province of China. She learnt music and lute playing since her childhood and soon became a national music performer. She also started her commodity trading business and achieved significant results as China’s economy developed the same time. Ms Xiao immigrated to Canada to focus her effort in her daughters’ education and daily requirement. She has been involved in various community works during her spare time.

Mr David Gan (Late President)