Asian American Commission swears in members

The Asian American Commission inaugurated new commissioners on Jan. 10 at the Statehouse. (Image courtesy of Treasurer Deb Goldberg’s Office.)

The Asian American Commission held an inauguration for new commissioners on Jan. 10 at the Statehouse.

The new appointed commissioners were Mary Chin, Janna Howard, Kimberly Truong and Ying Wang.

Chin was appointed by Gov. Charlie Baker’s office, while Howard was appointed by Auditor Suzanne Bump’s office. Truong was appointed by House Speaker Robert DeLeo’s office and Wang was appointed by Attorney General Maura Healey’s office.

Reappointed commissioners were Mabel Lam by Treasurer Goldberg’s office and Uyen-Sa Nguyen by Gov. Baker’s office.

Candidates can apply to be commissioners, and are selected by seven appointing authorities in state government: the Governor, Secretary of State, Auditor, Treasurer, Senate President, House Speaker, and Attorney General. They may serve up to two terms or a maximum of six years.

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