VOTE the Candidates in 2021

Conrad Lee 李瑞麟 - City Council #2, Bellevue

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Political and Civic Background
  • Has served as City Council member since 1994

  • Deputy May in 2010 and Mayor in 2012

Key Issues 
  • Public safety, low tax, economic vitality

  • Jobs creation, Diversity and Transportation System

Professional Background & Education 
  • Small business owner in real estate 

  • MBA, University of Washington

  • BSEE, University of Michigan 

Chinese American Background
  • Born in Kunming China

  • Lived and attended school in Hong Kong 

  • Moved to USA in 1958 and Washington in 1967

Will Chen 陈伟 - City Council #2, Edmonds

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Political and Civic Background
  • Second time running for City Council

  • Serve on Edmonds Citizens Housing Commission

  • Board of Directors, Edmonds Chamber of Commerce

  • Member, Edmonds Rotary Club

Key Issues 
  • Promoting responsible economic development

  • Being a voice for ALL Edmonds residents 

  • Serving its people with a balanced decision-making approach.

Professional Background & Education 
  • Small business owner providing accounting and tax service

  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration – Western Washington University

  • Master and Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting – The University of Iowa

Chinese American Background
  • Born and raised in Guangdong,  China, 

  • Moved to USA in 1995

Amy Lam - City Council #1, Sammamish

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Political and Civic Background
  • N/A

Key Issues 
  • Municipal Broadband

  • Innovation: Smart City 

  • Sustainability: Composting, Reduce and Reuse,  Climate Action Plan

  • Human Service: Mental health for schools, digital resource for seniors, transportation system for senior citizens 

  • Inclusion: Everyone should has equitable rights  

Professional Background & Education 
  • Creative Director, Seattle’s Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI)

  • A graphic designer and have spent my 25+ year career in the creative industry either designing or leading a team of designers. I have led teams at Starbucks, Mod Pizza, and Noble House Hotels, Kirkland

  • Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Graphic Design, Yale University

  • Bachelor’s degree, Fine Arts, Minor in Economics, Brandeis University

Chinese American Background
  • Born and raised in Saginaw, Michigan where her parents opened the first Chinese Restaurant in early 1970’s 

  • Resident of Sammamish since 1995

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Jesse Tam 谭德成 - City Council #7, Newcastle 

Political and Civic Background​
  • Finance Committee Vice-Chair & Past District Governor, Rotary District 5030; past Rotary Club President and 35+ year member

  • Past President, Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority (SCIDpda)

  • Board Director and Past President, Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce

  • Loaned Executive, United Way of King County

  • 30+ years of undergraduate & MBA mentorship at Seattle University & University of Washington

Key Issues 
  • Quality of Life in Newcastle

  • Sustainable Financial Plan

  • Covid-19 Economic Recovery

  • Demographic Representation

Professional Background & Education 
  • Retired bank CEO; founder of three independent community banks in the Pacific Northwest; 33 years of service

  • Bachelor Degree from Boise State University 

Chinese American Background
  • Born and raised in Hong Kong 

  • Moved to Newcastle 2000

Joyce Shui - School Board #3, Bellevue

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Political and Civic Background
  • Serving on the boards of the Radcliffe College Alumnae Association, Washington Women Lawyers, and the American Lung Association of Washington

  • Volunteering as a neighborhood legal clinic volunteer attorney in the International District, providing free legal services to low-income community members 

Key Issues 
  • Excellence: Academic excellence 

  • Equity: Advocating for everyone

  • Empathy: collaborate with all constituents to ensure a safe and respectful process for recovery from the pandemic

Professional Background & Education 
  • Senior Director, Americas Lead, Transaction Risk Mitigation Team, SAP

  • Founder and Owner of The Purple School

  • Bachelor Degree from Harvard University 

  • Law Degree from New York University 

Chinese American Background
  • Born and raised in New York Metropolitan Area 

  • Moved to Bellevue in 2003

Vivian Song Maritz - School Board #4, Seattle

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Political and Civic Background
  • Serves on the Building Leadership Team and as a PTSA president at John Stanford International School and am currently a member of the school district’s Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Council.

  • For more than 25 years, has deep civic and community engagement with volunteer work in youth programs, particularly ones in immigrant communities. 

  • Proudly identifies as Asian American and disabled (hearing loss). 

Key Issues 
  • Mental health support as an essential service

  • Real progress on inclusion for all

  • Fulfilling our obligations to special education students and families

  • Securing needed transportation and assistance for families

Professional Background & Education 

Founder and Owner, Little Spark

  • Financial Analyst in Goldman Sachs, Retail Analyst in Liz Claiborne, Senior Account Planner at Google

  • BA in Economics and MBA  from Harvard University 

Chinese American Background
  • Child of Chinese immigrant from Taiwan and Brazil

  • Born and raised in Dayton, Ohio

  • Has been in Seattle since 2012

Joyce Shui– School Board #3, Bellevue

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Political and Civic Background
  • Serving on the boards of the Radcliffe College Alumnae Association, Washington Women Lawyers, and the American Lung Association of Washington

  • Volunteering as a neighborhood legal clinic volunteer attorney in the International District, providing free legal services to low-income community members 

Key Issues 
  • Excellence: Academic excellence 

  • Equity: Advocating for everyone

  • Empathy: collaborate with all constituents to ensure a safe and respectful process for recovery from the pandemic

Professional Background & Education 
  • Senior Director, Americas Lead, Transaction Risk Mitigation Team, SAP

  • Founder and Owner of The Purple School

  • Bachelor Degree from Harvard University 

  • Law Degree from New York University 

Chinese American Background
  • Born and raised in New York Metropolitan Area 

  • Moved to Bellevue in 2003

Faye Yang - School Board #3, Bellevue

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Political and Civic Background
  • Known as the “School Lunch Mom” whose efforts resulted in introduction of the school lunch bill HB1272

  • 6 years of weekly volunteering in the schools  

Key Issues 
  • Return

  • Recover

  • Revitalize

Professional Background & Education 
  • Director at a Healthcare facility

  • Registered dietician

Chinese American Background
  • Grew up in China and moved to Minnesota 21 years ago

  • Moved to Washington 6 years ago

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