Bay Echo Members(Current)
Angela Qiu is the president of Bay Echo. She is currently a senior at Lynbrook High School. She hopes to lead Bay Echo to reach more families in order to educate and enlighten them, and expand the organization to encompass more activities. Among her interests are photography, swimming, traveling, and playing and coding video games. She hopes to one day be fluent in four languages and live abroad for a period of time.
Kathryn Samp is the executive vice president of Bay Echo and a senior at Los Gatos High School. She has been a member of the organization for over two years and has enjoyed speaking in many presentations and serving as treasurer last year. This year, she hopes to both help teens and spread the word about Bay Echo through creating and administrating the Bay Echo blog as well as supporting the group as vice president. Kathryn endeavors to attend college on the East Coast and one day become an attorney. In her free time, she enjoys reading, art, blogging, and playing with her cat, Dahlia.
Tanya Lee is the COO (Chief Operating Officer) for BayEcho. She is currently a senior in Cupertino High School and responsible for training incoming members for presentations and overseeing that the meetings run smoothly. She is currently exploring the topic of her future career and hopes to one day eat unlimited amounts of Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream without sustaining health issues.
Victor Wang is the CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) of Bay Echo. He is currently a senior at Lynbrook High School.
James Ling is the VP of Technology of Bay Echo. He is currently a senior at Monta Vista High School. He is responsible for the Bay Echo website and enjoys many different subjects from the sciences to economics. He can also play three instruments, the piano, guitar, and the cello.
Kenny Zhang is the VP of Marketing of Bay Echo and a senior at The Harker School. He likes a variety of subjects, such as biology, business, theater, and literature. He loves to travel and experience new countries. In the future he hopes to work internationally or, if all else fails, become a famous Hollywood actor.
Alex Wang is the co-Secretary of Bay Echo. He joined Bay Echo in 2012 and is currently a sophomore in Leland High School.
Joy Tang is an assistant secretary of Bay Echo, and has been a part of Bay Echo since 2010 when the group first started. She is currently a sophomore in Lynbrook High School. Joy has a great interest in music and is going into her fourth year in choir. One of her accomplishments this year was placing into regional and all-state honor choir for the 2012-13 school year. She has also been playing guitar for over 2 years and has had many experiences performing, including playing for the kid’s church every other Sunday for worship.
Elia Chen is the Manager of Events at Bay Echo. She is currently a junior at Monta Vista High School. Elia hopes that by being a part of Bay Echo, she can strengthen the bond between teenagers and their parents. She also aims to help the president organize important events for Bay Echo in order for Bay Echo to reach out to more families. During her free time, she likes to eat, sleep, and shop.
Christina Pan is the interim treasurer of Bay Echo. She is currently a junior at Monta Vista High School. Her goal is to help Bay Echo fulfill its vision by managing sound finances and acquiring more funds and resources.
Honorary board members:
Dennis Cui is a co-founder of the Bay Echo Association. He was a main organizer and speaker in Bay Echo’s presentations. His goal is to spread Bay Echo’s message beyond the Asian-American community because he believes that building family relationships is pertinent to any culture. Dennis is currently a freshman at Harvard University. He has a strong interest in math and the physical sciences. He was recognized nationally for his participation in the United States of America Mathematics Olympiad. In addition, Dennis is an Android application developer and started his own company, DC Mobile. He has interned at funformobile.com and worked on solutions for social networking services. His passion is for using technology to streamline and improve peoples’ lives.
Peter Tang is a co-founder and a board member of the Bay Echo Association. He started with other members in delivering seminars to assist in parent-teen communication. His goal for the organization is to be able to assist a wide range of people in many ways possible. Peter is currently a sophomore at the University of Chicago. His passion for serving the community drives him to run the organization for the benefit of others.
Carl Shan is one of the co-founders and board members of Bay Echo Association. He graduated from Lynbrook in 2010 and is currently a junior at the University of California, Berkeley where he intends to double-major. Carl’s principle interest in starting this organization is to foster open dialogue and communication between parents and their children. Since Bay Echo’s inception, Carl has given numerous talks to crowds of over 200. He’s been featured on the radio, newspaper and television and hopes to expand his program eventually to underprivileged neighborhoods.
Amy Liu Dauphinais served as a former Bayecho Team Advisor. She previously worked at the Home Church as the Families and Kids Director, and has a passion to see families strengthened and young people find their purpose in life. She is working towards a graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. In her spare time, she enjoys being a frugal foodie, spending time with her husband, and working with youth at her church in Alabama, where she now resides.