Board of Directors

Jennifer Zhuo Liu

Board Member
Jennifer Zhuo Liu MA, fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese, is the founder of U.S. News Express, a bilingual online news outlet headquartered in San Dimas, California since 2015.
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Sharon Yen

Board Member
Sharon Yen has served on the IILA Board of Directors since January 2017. In addition to her Board duties, she also chairs the Development Committee and sits on the Audit and Investment Committees.
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Thomas Lenz

Board Member
Thomas Lenz is a partner in the Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo law firm. He works from the firm’s Pasadena, California office handling labor and employment law issues on behalf of employers, nonprofit corporations, and trade associations.
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Pritha Gupta

Board Member
Gupta grew up in the Midwest, but she has called California home for several years. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry at UCLA and her medical degree at the New York University (NYU) School of Medicine in 2010.
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Angela Efros

Board Member
Angela Efros spent 7 years in Hunan, China working in education, media, manufacturing, and entertainment. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, she frequently appeared on Chinese TV networks as a singer or emcee.
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John O’Malley

Secretary
John O’Malley, M.S. is a principal of Pasadena, CA-based O’Malley International Associates, a global communications agency specializing in consultative services that include communications skills training, strategic planning and engagement, fund-development, technical writing, media, and community relations.
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Steve Holt

Chair/Treasurer
Steve Holt is semi-retired with an architectural practice in Redlands, CA.  Adept at finding solutions, Steve’s career has focused on facility planning for large technical organizations.
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