Executive Officers and Board of Directors
Jan Mason is an Associate Principal at Mackenzie, an integrated design firm headquartered in Portland, Oregon. For more than ten years, she has served as Mackenzie’s marketing and communications director, she is fluent in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry functions and operations. She works with other colleagues in both Oregon and Washington to advance marketing strategies and business development while managing an in-house marketing team. She is Mackenzie’s liaison for small business partnering initiatives and a member of the firm’s corporate social responsibility committee on diversity, equity, and inclusion, which addresses staffing, contracting, organization culture, and community engagement. Jan dedicates her time to advocacy in the community, including serving as a volunteer for the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon (PACCO) since 2013, and currently as its President. Her other volunteer contributions include several economic-driven committees at the city and state level, as well as committees focused on equity and inclusion.
Chairman of the Board
Jaime Lim, a professional engineer, registered land surveyor, entrepreneur, and publisher of the Asian Reporter, was born in the Philippines and came to the US in 1959, and has served in the U.S. Coast Guard, and served under the Vietnam War. He completed his bachelor’s degree in engineering, and post graduate studies, at Portland State University. He has served in numerous non-profit organization and community associations, among others as: President Emeritus, Federation of Philippine American Chambers of Commerce, Inc. (FPACC), President Emeritus, Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon (PACCO), Past Chairman, Council of Filipino American Associations of Oregon (CFAA), Past Chairman, Pacific Northwest Publishers Association of Oregon. Jaime is also the co-founder of the Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO), a former board member, Portland Community College and former Board Member, United Way of the Columbia Willamette. As an engineer, he has helped design major structures in the Portland and other Oregon cities, including The Wells Fargo Tower(formerly First National Bank), the U.S. Bancorp Tower, St. Vincent’s Hospital, and Portland State University, 200 Market Building, Lane Community College, among many structures he helped built. He founded The Asian Reporter Newspaper in 1986, an English-language newspaper covering local and international news, reporting on Asian related news.
VP. Civic engagement
ELLEN BOLUS EDMONDS
Ellen Edmonds has a MBA degree from the Ateneo Graduate School of Business. She is highly organized and expertly adept in matters involving business operations, program management, and business support services. Ellen is currently the President and CEO of iDare LLC. She is also a GROWTHWHEEL Certified Business Advisor, Master Practitioner (ELI-MP) of Energy Leadership Index, and a Certified Professional Coach (CPC). Ellen is deeply passionate in assisting PACCO members achieve their maximum potential to be successful and become knowledgeable entrepreneurs. Ellen’s goal is to increase membership to allow each member avail of what the other members have to offer.
VP. Trade and Industry
Director at Large
Randolf Crescini has been in the computer technology industry for over 10 years, developing new software requirements, and reviewing technical documentation. Randolf is a team player, pays attention to detail and evaluates to the best of his ability then plots the course of action. Randolf is now an agent for Keller Williams Realty Professionals. He values family and the importance of finding the right home that fits your needs. Randolf is able to provide you with the best possible care to walk you through the process of finding your next or first home from beginning to end.
Director at Large
Advisory Council Chair
Philippine Consular General of Oregon and Washington
ANGIE COLLAS DEAN
Advisor President Emeritus