On Wednesday, April 29, the board chair of the National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA) John Duong told Northwest Asian Weekly that Clayton Fong is no longer the CEO and President of NAPCA.
“Late last week, the board formally separated him from the organization,” said Duong. “It was unfortunate for all of us involved, [but] the board felt it was the best course of action for everyone involved.”
When asked for more details about the allegations that surfaced about Fong, Duong stated that the organization was still in the midst of an internal review. “But we concluded that a number of his actions and conduct fell short of the standards we set in our policies and bylaws,” said Duong.
Christine Takada is the interim CEO and will be staying on in the foreseeable future, said Duong. “We are putting together a search committee for a permanent CEO.”
Since 1979, NAPCA has been serving as the nation’s leading advocacy organization committed to the dignity, well-being, and quality of life of Asian Pacific Americans in their senior years. (end)