Two Chinatown committees elect 2014 members

By Ling-Mei Wong

 

The Chinatown Neighborhood Council and Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association elected 2014 officers.

The CNC election on Dec. 1 was open to Chinatown residents and Mass. Asians over 16, with 1,436 votes cast. Candidates can run in five categories. Four new members were named for 2014: Sherry Dong (1,070 votes) in the agency category, Kye Liang (1,080 votes) in the organization category, and Kenny Wong (317 votes) and Nicholas You (321 votes) in the resident category.

The CNC election took place Dec. 1. Pictured are (L to R) Bill Chin, CNC 2014 agency representative Sherry Dong and James Chan. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.) 陳毓璇、曾雪清和陳偉文合影。曾雪清12月1日當選華埠社區議會的機構代表。(圖片由黃靈美提供。)

The CNC election took place Dec. 1. Pictured are (L to R) Bill Chin, CNC 2014 agency representative Sherry Dong and James Chan. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.)

Incumbent Rosemary Yee (1,139 votes) was reelected in the organization category, along with Hung Goon (1,151 votes) in the other category, Brian Moy (214 votes) in business category and Pamela Lee (170 votes) in the resident category.

Gilbert Ho (177 votes) and Rick Wong (147 votes) ran in the organization category and lost; four candidates ran for two seats. WingKay Leung (138 votes) ran in the other category and lost, which had two candidates for one seat.

Chinatown Neighborhood Council election results

 
Organization (four candidates for two positions). Number of votes in parentheses.

Rosemary Yee (1,139)

Kye Liang (1,080)

Gilbert Ho  (177)

Rick Wong (147)

Other (two candidates for one position).

Hung Goon (1,151)

WingKay Leung (138)

   
Business (one candidate for one position).

Brian Moy (214)

     
Agency (one candidate for one position).

Sherry Dong (1,070 votes)

     
Resident (three candidates for three positions).

Pamela Lee (170)

Kenny Wong (317)

Nicholas You (321)

 

 

 

CCBA

CCBA directors were eligible to vote for the 2014 officers, with 46 ballots cast on Dec. 3. Two of the 46 ballots were invalid.

CCBA’s president-elect for 2014 will be Hung Goon (23 votes), who ran against Simon Chan (21 votes). The English secretary is Karen Lee (24 votes) over Ruth Moy (20 votes), while Philip Huang (26 votes) beat Tony Dam (18 votes) to become auditor.

The CCBA’s 2014 officers are (L to R) Chinese secretary Victor Louie, English secretary Karen Lee, president Hung Goon, treasurer Larry Young and auditor Philip Huang. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.) 中華公所2014職員於12月3日選出。主席是院鴻燦、中文書記是雷景林、英文書記是李嘉玲、財政是翁宇才跟核數是黃立輝。(圖片由黃靈美提供。)

The CCBA’s 2014 officers are (L to R) Chinese secretary Victor Louie, English secretary Karen Lee, president Hung Goon, treasurer Larry Young and auditor Philip Huang. (Image courtesy of Ling-Mei Wong.)

The positions of Chinese secretary and treasurer were tied, with the first vote announced being the winner. Victor Louie (22 votes) was named Chinese secretary rather than Theresa Tsoi (22 votes), while Larry Young (22 votes) became treasurer over Grace Li (22 votes).

 

Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association election results

 
Number of votes in parentheses.
  President Chinese secretary English secretary Treasurer Auditor
Won

Hung Goon (23)

Victor Louie (22)

Karen Lee (24)

Larry Young (22)

Philip Huang (26)

Lost

Simon Chan (21)

Theresa Tsoi (22)

Ruth Moy (20)

Grace Li (22)

Tony Dam (18)

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About Ling-Mei Wong 黃靈美

Editor of the Sampan, the only bilingual Chinese-English newspaper in New England 舢舨報紙總編輯。舢舨是全紐英倫唯一的中英雙語雙週報。
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