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The White House Initiative – Meet Tina Wei Smith, WHIAAPI Executive Director

We are excited to announce that in December of 2019, Tina Wei Smith joined the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) as Executive Director. In this capacity, she is responsible for directing the efforts of the White House Initiative and the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs to advise federal agency leadership on the implementation and coordination of federal programs as they relate to AAPIs across executive departments and agencies.

JUL 22 – Covid-19 Town Hall w Dr. Peter Hotez

Dr. Hotez is the Dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, and a staunch vaccine advocate. This discussion will give an overview of COVID-19 in the Houston/Harris County Area, highlight the response moving forward, and provide expert insight into the current race to develop a vaccine for COVID-19.

JUN 8 – TARC Fort Bend Runoff Candidate Forum

We are so excited to host the Fort Bend County Runoff Candidates from three different races virtually over Zoom on Monday, June 8th at 7:00 PM. This is a great opportunity to learn what each candidate will bring to the table and ask some questions you may have!

FEB 10 – Congressional District 7 Candidate Forum with Maria Espinoza, Kyle Preston, Jim Noteware, Cindy Siegel and Laique Rehman at Tracy Gee Community Center

The Texas Asian Republican Club invites you to the U.S. Congressional District 7 Candidate Forum with Maria Espinoza, Kyle Preston, Jim Noteware, Cindy Siegel and Laique Rehman on February 10, 2020 at the Tracy Gee Community Center in Houston, TX. Seating opens at 6:00 PM. Dinner is optional and starts at 6:30 PM. $10 per person (members) and $15 per person (non-members) for dinner. The Forum is a free event and begins at 7:00 PM.

JAN 13 – (Update I: Kim Son Restaurant, Stafford TX) Texas House District 26 Forum with Jacey Jetton, Leonard Chan and Matthew Morgan

The Texas Asian Republican Club invites you to the Texas House District 26 Forum with Jacey Jetton, Leonard Chan and Matthew Morgan on January 13, 2020 at the Kim Son Restaurant in Stafford, TX. This is a FREE Forum Event. Seating opens at 6:30 PM. Dinner is optional and starts at 7 PM. $5 per person (members) and $15 per person (non-members) for dinner. Forum begins at 7:30 PM.

NOV 11 – TARC General Meeting with Jacquie Baly, Political Analyst

Jacquie Baly has been a leader in the Houston region’s business and policy communities for decades. She founded BalyProjects with the objective of providing public affairs and media relations services to clients. Jacquie is a political analyst for various television and radio stations including FOX, KTRH and KSEV.

PICS – 2019 TARC Statesman of the Year Dinner with Harris County Commissioner Steve Radack

Texas Asian Republican Club 2019 Statesman of the Year Dinner, Statesman of the Year & Keynote Speaker Harris County Commissioner Steve Radack; Asian Elected Official, Jacey Jetton; Asian Precinct Chair: JJ Clemence; Asian Volunteer of the Year: Tim & Thelma Chan