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Board of Directors

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Frank Zhou

President

Frank was born and raised in Shanghai, China and moved to Naples, FL in 1999. He earned a Bachelor in Computer Science in Engineering from the University of Florida and earned his MBA at Regis University. He worked in the Information Technology field for over 15 years as Programmer, Analyst, and Manager in areas such as software development, healthcare management, and property and casualty insurance and owns and manages several small businesses. He has been involved with many organizations devoted in assisting youth education and promoting Chinese culture, and served on the board as a treasurer for a condo association. Frank is married with two children: one in high school and one attending Florida State University, and enjoys property ownership and management as well as stock trading. 

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Lisa Wang

Vice President

Lisa Wang is originally from Philadelphia, city of brotherly love. She moved to paradise to start her little family in 2007. Lisa graduated from Temple University in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in science for

Health Administration. She went on to finish her master’s degree in business administration. She worked in the healthcare administration and healthcare finance world for 18 years. She switched to a more

flexible career in real estate when she wanted to spend more time with young children. She is currently an active Florida Licensed Realtor. An entrepreneur in multiple local businesses. A certified yoga teacher. And most importantly a passionate student advocate and dedicate volunteer in Collier County Public School System. She contributes over 500 volunteer hours every school year.

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Rovvy Jaikaran

Vice President

Rovvy was born in Guyana and immigrated to US at 13.  He is a husband and father to one son and one daughter.  He has been a 
Naples resident for 23 years and owns a small business for 17 years.
Rovvy is also a member of Knights of Columbus and volunteers for GCHS Marching Band.  He enjoys spending time with his family and dogs, traveling in his RV and doing various construction and mechanical projects.

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Yuan Burns

Treasurer

Yuan served as one of the D.C. Courts’ senior executives for over 18 years. Prior to her retirement in the fall of 2020, she led a dynamic and innovative team of 90 professionals that provided technological capabilities for the D.C. Courts and its constituents. She also served as a senior manager at Computer Sciences Corp. (CSC) from 2001 to 2002, and as the Director of Curriculum Development at the Information Technology Advanced Training Corp. (ITAT) from 1998 to 2001. During her employment at CSC and ITAT, she taught computer courses to over 1000 students in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. She also delivered several keynote speeches at the IT conferences. Since moving down to Cape Coral, Florida from Northern Virginia in late 2020, she has volunteered at various local nonprofit organizations.

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Mylyn Vedel

Secretary

Mylyn was born in the Philippines and moved to Canada at age 11. She later relocated to Florida with her family in 1987. She graduated as Registered Nurse in 1993 and worked at several hospitals in Florida mainly in Neurology, Orthopedic and Medical/Surgical units. Mylyn owned and operated Tae Kwon Do schools both in the Dominican Republic and in Naples. While in the Dominican Republic, Mylyn volunteered her weekends teaching martial arts at a local Orphanage. She holds a 6th Dan blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do and is also a certified Tai Chi instructor. She continues to teach Tai Chi and volunteers as a Tae Kwon Do Instructor locally. She has been a real estate agent in Naples since 2006. Presently, she manages her
own real estate investments in Ohio and trades the stock market. Mylyn and her husband has one daughter who currently is on active duty in the US Navy stationed in Italy.

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Jim Wolff

Board of Directors

Happily retired in Bonita Springs, Jim holds an AS degree in Civil Engineering, a bachelor’s degree in professional studies, and attended Rollins College and Webster University for a master’s degree in IT Resource Management.  Jim served honorably in the USAF in his early years, and then began his professional career as a Fluids Engineer for 10 years at Kennedy Space Center before changing his career to an IT Systems Engineer, Network Administrator, and Database Administrator for over 35 years.  Jim now enjoys gardening, farming, cycling, pickleball, and photography.

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Judy (Jie Jie) Corporal-Belli

Board of Directors

Jie-Jie Corporal-Belli graduated from Philippines class 1981 with BS. She is an active travelling correctional, forensic, and psychiatric Nurse. She specializes in behavioral and mental health nursing area. Additionally, she is a Certified Life Coach since 2013, and Certified Micro-Needling Skin Care Specialist. She was a long-term Asian Professionals Association Board Member prior to 2018. She is very happy to re-join the Association in May 2023.

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TBD

TBD

Lisa Wang
Frank Zhou
Rovvy Jaikaran
Yuam Burns
Rovvy Jaikaran, Treasurer
Yuan Burns, Secretary
Judy Wright, BOD
Jim Wolff, BOD
Judy Ann Belli, BOD

Advisory
Committee

Liwen Williams (Taiwan)
SWFCA President

Marve Ann Alaimo, Esq.
(Legal Counsel)

Phoenix Bui, Esq.  (Vietnam)

 

 

 

Volunteer
Committee

John and Very Yee

If you would like to volunteer at any of

our events, please send an email to: APASWFL@gmail.com with your contact details.  We welcome fresh ideas, comments, inquiries, suggestions & more.

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Advisory Committee
Volunteer Committee
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