Current Board of Directors

2017 - 2018 Board of Directors

Games Choy

Present Position : President
On board: Since 1980
In computer trade; Long time community volunteer; Serves on other non-profit community organizations e.g. CGAA, Multi-Level Care Foundation; well connected in the Chinese community.

Allan Kwan

Present Position: Vice President
On board: Since 1990
Professional Engineer; Community minded, served on other community   organizations, schools and clubs e.g., Jamie Platz YMCA, CGAA, BCA; Fundraising skills .


Present Position : Treasurer
On board: Since 2015
Volunteered for ASSIST since 1998, Senior Business Systems Analyst for Alberta Investment Management Corporation, over 13 years of experience in finance and IT.

Peter Wong

Present Position : Secretary
On board: Since 2010
Associate with a thriving architectural firm; Former president of the Edmonton Chinese Bilingual Education Association where he served on the board for over 12 years, active community member serving on different boards and task force with the City .

Mary Fung

Present Position : Public Relations
On board: Since 1997
Former ESL teacher, with organizational, public relation and fundraising skills; well known in both Chinese and mainstream communities; serves on program and community committees.

Wing Choy

Present Position : Membership
On board: Since 2004
Professional Engineer; serves/served on other community organizations, ECGS, ECES, well connected in the Chinese community.

Samuel Tam

Present Position : Accreditation
On board: Since 2004
Forty years of experience working with and advocating for vulnerable populations, providing consultation and staff development services for social workers and community health care organizations in Alberta and China, therapist for mental health clients, Registered Social Worker, Certified Clinical Social Work and Certified Clinical Social Work Supervisor, sits on Board of the Canadian Accreditation Council, volunteers at various community organizations.

John Yee

Present Position : Fundraising
On board: Since 2010
In insurance industry for over 30 years; also sits on the ECCLC/CAC board; past president of the ECBEA; president of Asian Heritage month.


Nathan Ip

Present Position : Human Resources
On board: Since 2017
Nathan Ip is an advocate for equity and the inclusive education of individuals with developmental disabilities and is a Trustee with the Edmonton Public School Board. He brings over 15 years of community experience, both professionally and as a volunteer, in youth engagement and community development.Previously, Nathan works as a coordinator of inclusive post-secondary education at MacEwan University. He has served on several boards, including the Community Services Advisory Board for the City of Edmonton, Our House Addiction Recovery Centre and the Edmonton Food Bank. He is the Chair of the Edmonton Chinese Young Leaders Council. Nathan has also worked on province-wide youth engagement initiatives and serves on the Chinatown Revitalization Taskforce.


William Lau

Present Position : Volunteer
On board: Since 2017
•William Lau recently completed his undergraduate studies with a focus on Human Nutrition at the University of Alberta. After graduation, William worked in program management in the University's International Relations for a year, and since then has been working with his brother Charles to promote Canadian environmental technologies internationally. Outside work, he spends most of his time giving back to the Edmonton Chinese Community through advocacy initiatives with the Chinese Benevolent Association in his role as Vice President on the Edmonton Chinese Young Leaders' Council.


Lan Chan-Marples




Andreas Ng


Honorary Advisor


Margaret Osbaldeston


Honorary Advisor


Michael Phair


Honorary Advisor


Collin Wong


Honorary Advisor

Hours of Services

Monday to Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Closed on weekend and statutory holidays

Services in the following languages

Arabic, English, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Mandarin, Kakwa, Punjabi, Russian, Tagalog and Urdu

Head Office

9649 – 105A Avenue
Edmonton, AB  T5H 0M3
Phone: (780) 429-3111
Fax: (780) 424-7837
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Southwest Office

Unit 2, 810 Saddleback Road NW
Edmonton, AB T6J 4W4
Phone: (780) 429-3119
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