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University of Iowa Ph.D., Educational Policy and Leadership Studies, 2010

University of Northern Iowa M.A., Leisure, Youth and Human Services Administration, 2002

University of Northern Iowa B.A., Leisure Services, 1999

University of Northern Iowa Certificates, School Age Care Leadership and Tourism

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Diploma, Social Work, 1995

Jason holds a Ph.D. in Educational Policy & Leadership Studies from The University of Iowa. Currently, he serves as the Assistant Vice Provost for Student Life Finance and Administration at Santa Clara University.

Prior to this position, he was the Interim Associate Dean, Executive Director of Operations for Programs and Business and Senior Business Officer for the School of Extended and International Education and the Senior International Officer at Sonoma State University. Jason is also a Certified Park & Recreational Executive (CPRE).

Currently, Jason serves on the College of Marin's Citizens' Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) - Chair, Marin County Child Care Commission - Past Chair, Marin YMCA Board of Advisors - Past Chair, Friends of China Camp State Park (FOCC) - Vice Chair, Marin Center for Independent Living (Marin CIL), Marin Chinese Cultural Association (MCCA) - Secretary, and the Asian Scholarship Fund (ASF).

Jason traveled from Hong Kong to the United States to be the first member of his family to receive a college education. He had no money and brought just two suitcases with him to Iowa. In 2011, the University of Northern Iowa's Alumni Association honored him with the prestigious Heritage Honours Young Alumnus Award. This award is presented to a graduate who has demonstrated success early in his/her career and who has been active in the life of the University. In 2016, he was inducted into the UNI's Elinor A. Crawford & William R. Thrall Hall of Excellence. 




Work and Consulting Experience

Supervised over 1,000 counselors/student interns at over 20 different program locations worldwide.

Sites supervised:
• Europe: Lakenheath AB (Air Force, England), R.A.F. West Ruislip (England), St. Mawgan (England).
• Asia: NAF Atsugi (Navy, Japan), Camp Zama (Army, Japan), CFAS Sasebo (Navy, Japan), MCAS Iwakuni (Marine, Japan), Yokota AB (Air Force, Japan), CFAY Yokosuka (Navy, Japan), Tokyo American Embassy (Japan), Tokyo American Club (Japan), MCCS Okinawa (Marine), Osan AB (South Korea), Army Korea (South Korea), Kyungpook National University (South Korea), Seoul Club (Seoul, South Korea), Beijing American Embassy (China), Macau Polytechnic Institute (Macau), Mandarin Oriental Hotel (Macau), Taipei Youth Program Association (Taipei, Taiwan), Recreation in Action (Hong Kong), Baptist SKM Lui Ming Choi Primary School (Hong Kong).


Professional Involvement and Community Service


Elected Chair, Citizen Bond Oversight Committee | Marin Community College District (2019 - Present)

Club Treasurer | Rotary Club of Novato Sunrise (2022 - Present)

Vice-Chair | Friends of China Camp (2018 - Present)

(2023 - Present)

Commissioner, Child Care Commission | County of Marin December (2015 - Present)

Board of Manager | Marin Y, YMCA of San Francisco (2014 - Present)

Board Member, Marin Chinese Cultural Association (2012 - Present)

Board Member, Asian Scholarship Fund (2012 - Present)



Public Member, Editorial Board | Marin Independent Journal (May - July, 2023)

Member, Alumni Board of Directors | University of Northern Iowa Alumni Association (2015 - 2021)

Member-at-Large, Leadership Development Committee | NAFSA: Association of International Educators (2016 - 2018)

Member-at-Large, Membership Engagement Committee | NAFSA: Association of International Educators (2018 - 2020)

President | Asian-American Alliance of Marin (AAAM) (2012 - 2019)