By Jessica Kai Curry Northwest Asian Weekly Michael Byun is happy to be home and part of an organization that has been at the forefront of advocacy for Washington’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community for 45 years. As the newly installed executive director for Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS), Byun is mindful […]
Michael Byun has been appointed to helm of Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS), effective Dec. 3, 2018. Diane Narasaki’s retirement will be effective Dec. 2. She announced it a year in advance to ensure a smooth transition, and to celebrate ACRS’ 45th anniversary with the community at the Oct. 27 gala before her departure. […]
President Barack Obama announced on April 24 that he would appoint 14 individuals to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, to improve the quality of life of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders through increased participation in and access to federal programs. Two of the appointees are Diane Narasaki and Michael Byun.