Asian American Pacific Islander Commission


The Denver Asian American Pacific Islander Commission (DAAPIC) serves as a support liaison and facilitator between the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community in Denver, the Agency for Human Rights and Community Partnerships and the office of the Mayor of Denver.

Further, it is the Commission's objective to act as catalyst, educator, collective voice, and respond to issues and/or advocate based on community assessment of need, and create awareness and visibility of Asian American Pacific Islander community.

Commission Meetings

The Denver Asian American Pacific Islander meets the third Wednesday of every month from 6pm to 7:30pm. The commission is meeting virtually during the pandemic.

Zoom Meeting Information
Meeting Link:
Meeting ID: 956 7148 0096
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Commission Members

Joie Ha *Chair

Shauna Medeiros-Tuilaepa *Chair

Allison Duh

April Park

Chelsea Cordero

Eric Sung

Joanne Liu

Kai Vong

Ken Arellano

Kimberly Phu

Lauren Mullennex

Mike Nguyen

Patrick Warwick-Diaz

Phoummasone (Johnny) Laychaypha

Riyaz Gayasaddin

Robert Rigonan

Rupal Shah

Siriwan (Annie) Lumlerst

T. Le Stadler

Tarika Cefkin