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2021 Asian Studies Leadership Circle

Frank Lee, CU Alumnus, and Ellen Lee; Founders of the Li Seung and Wong Shee Li Endowment Fund

Boli Medappa, CASAC Co-Chair, Founding Member and Managing Director, Hermes Consulting Group, Inc.

Laurel Rasplica Rodd, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member and Professor Emerita, Japanese, CU Boulder; and Greg Rodd

Michael and Betsy Zink, Advisory Council members for the Center for Asian Studies

2020 Asian Studies Leadership Circle

France Addington-Lee, Chair, Global Committee for the Denver Metro Board of Realtors, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member 

Lawrence Bell, Senior Advisor to StudyColorado

Dennis McGilvray, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member and Professor Emeritus, Anthropology, CU Boulder

Boli Medappa, Founding Member and Managing Director, Hermes Consulting Group, Inc.

Laurel Rasplica Rodd, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member and Professor Emerita, Japanese, CU Boulder; and Greg Rodd

Paige Reberry, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member and Co-owner, Colorado Wedding Company

Kazunori Takato, CU Alumnus, and Keiko Takato

George and Beth Ann Taylor, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member

Nick Wang, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member and CU alumnus

Chris Yager, Founder, Where There Be Dragons; Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member

Michael & Betsy Zink, community members

2019 Asian Studies Leadership Circle

France Addington-Lee, Chair, Global Committee for the Denver Metro Board of Realtors, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member 

Lawrence Bell, Senior Advisor to StudyColorado

Dennis McGilvray, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member and Professor Emeritus, Anthropology, CU Boulder

Boli Medappa, Founding Member and Managing Director, Hermes Consulting Group, Inc.

Laurel Rasplica Rodd, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member and Professor Emerita, Japanese, CU Boulder; and Greg Rodd

Paige Reberry, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member and Co-owner, Colorado Wedding Company

Kazunori Takato, CU Alumnus, Class of 1973, and Keiko Takato

George and Beth Ann Taylor, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member

Nick Wang, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member and CU alumnus

Michael & Betsy Zink, community members

2018 Asian Studies Leadership Circle

France Addington-Lee, Chair, Global Committee for the Denver Metro Board of Realtors, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member 

Koji Fukumura, CU Alumnus

Dennis McGilvray, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member and Professor Emeritus, Anthropology, CU Boulder

Laurel Rasplica Rodd, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member and Professor Emerita, Japanese, CU Boulder; and Greg Rodd

Kazunori Takato, CU Alumnus, Class of 1973

George and Beth Ann Taylor, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member

Chris Yager, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member

2017 Asian Studies Leadership Circle

Koji Fukumura, CU Alumnus

Dennis McGilvray, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member and Professor Emeritus, Anthropology, CU Boulder

Laurel Rasplica Rodd, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member and Professor Emerita, Japanese, CU Boulder; and Greg Rodd

Kazunori Takato, CU Alumnus, Class of 1973

George and Beth Ann Taylor, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member

Chris Yager, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council Member

2016 Asian Studies Leadership Circle

Koji Fukumura, CU Alumnus

Philanthropy Support Services

Real USA 真美教育

2015 Asian Studies Leadership Circle

Koji Fukumura, CU Alumnus

2014 Asian Studies Leadership Circle

Keiko Beer

2013 Asian Studies Leadership Circle

Frank Conlon, Center for Asian Studies Advisory Council

Lynn Parisi, Program for Teaching East Asia

Kazunori Takato, CU Alumnus, Class of 1973