Cally Wong
Executive Director, API Council 

Cally Wong is a third-generation San Francisco native. She currently serves as the Executive Director for the Asian & Pacific Islander (API) Council of San Francisco where she runs and operates a 55-member coalition.

She works to ensure underserved Asian & Pacific Islander needs are visibly engaged, addressed and represented in policies, research and data collection, and equitable funding allocations. Collectively, API Council serves over 300,000 API residents in San Francisco. As an advocate on behalf of the Council, Cally represents the community of interest by raising awareness of the plight facing many API residents, advocating policymakers on little-known poverty statistics, and advocating for more resources and programs to directly reach the API population.

Cally served as a member on the SF Complete Count Committee and a member at the City’s Park, Recreation, and Open Space Advisory Committee (PROSAC) prioritizing equity, access, and cultural preservation.

Jade Quizon
Program Manager, API Council  

Jade Quizon (she/her) serves as a Program Manager at API Council where she spearheads the development and growth of the organization’s food justice portfolio. 

Being born and raised in San Francisco, she is deeply committed to the City and everyone who lives in it. She is a passionate advocate for food systems change and believes everyone has the right to feed themselves in the way they want. 

Prior to joining API Council, Jade worked at Genentech, Inc. for nearly 14 years. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences from UC Davis and a Master’s in Development Practice from UC Berkeley.

Jason Liu
Program Coordinator, API Council 

Jason Liu is the Program Coordinator for the API Council where he focuses on project, event, and administrative coordination. 

Jason comes to the API Council with four years of experience coordinating projects, being the primary coordinator for high-level executives, and managing administrative work in different types of organizations. Most recently, he was an Administrative Coordinator at the Silicon Valley Community Foundation (SVCF) for both the Philanthropic Partnerships and Community Action, Policy, and Strategy teams. Jason liaised with community leaders, government officials, and donors on a daily basis and helped drive forward two mission-critical projects that made SVCF a more effective community organization. 

Before SVCF, Jason worked at Cambridge University Press’ Business and Politics Journal, The Blum Center for Developing Economies, Berkeley APEC Study Center, and UC Berkeley’s Study Abroad Program. 

Jason grew up as part of the Bay Area’s API community in an immigrant family and holds a Political Science degree from UC Berkeley. He hopes that his deep commitment to serving San Francisco’s API community is clear in every interaction you have with him.