Executive Officers & 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, and she is fluent in the architecture, engineering, and construction industry functions and operations. Jan 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. Born on the Pacific island of Guam, Jan is a second-generation Filipino American and has resided in the Portland metro area for several decades. She 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. Her other volunteer contributions include several economic-driven committees at the city and state level, as well as committees focused on equity and inclusion, particularly for the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) business community.
Jaime Lim is 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.
Executive Vice President
Executive Vice President
Dory Osilla-Lim obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from PWU (Philippine Women’s University) in Manila, Philippines. She came to the United States as an Exchange Student Nurse at the Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She pursued Graduate Studies in Science and obtained a Doctor of Medicine in 1985. Dory is currently a board member of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon (PACCO) serving as the Executive Vice President. She is a member of the National Federation of Philippine Chambers of Commerce and acts as an Ambassador for Peace for the Universal Peace Foundation. Her past professional affiliations include, President of the Filipino-American Association of Portland and Vicinity Inc. (FAAPVI), Vice President of the Philippine Nurses Association of Oregon and Washington (PNAOW), and President of the Filipino American National Historical Society (FANHS). In 2010, Dory was the recipient of Lapu-lapu Award given by CSO for excellent leadership, valuable and worthy contribution and genuine concern leading to the full recognition and continuous growth of the Filipino American society in all Asian affairs in Oregon and Southwest Washington. In 2021, she was the recipient of Western Region PNAA (Phil Nurses Association of America) Pride Award for Exemplary Contribution. Her Business Experiences include President of Wellcare Adult Homes LLC, Secretary/Treasurer of First United Engineering Consulting Engineers Inc., Vice President of JDL Properties and Investments LLC, Former Vice President of Santa Barbara Investments LLC, Former Franchise of Brownies Fast Food in Sorsogon, Philippines, company based in Canada, Former Vice President of US Building Systems Inc. Dory is currently an entrepreneur and spends her time on many projects. She found her true passion and happiness in being a businesswoman.
Joseph "Joe" Eustaquio has over 36 years in the banking industry and enjoys helping business clients achieve their personal and company financial goals. He is a VP/Commercial Portfolio Manager. He has a diversified international and domestic banking background with an emphasis on business/commercial lending -- from Chase and its offshore banking unit in Guam to Washington Federal Bank (a regional bank) in Portland – he has worked with both credit unions and commercial and community banks: Riverview Community Bank, MBank, Columbia Credit Union, Washington Trust Bank, KeyBank, Bank Pacific, Guam Savings & Loan Association, Bank of Hawaii, Bancorp Finance, and Chase Manhattan Bank. He serves on the Vancouver Farmers Market Finance and Agriculture Committees (after serving 4 years on the Board) and the Loan Committee for the Northwest Business Development Association (a CDC providing SBA 504 loans). Joe lives in Vancouver, WA and when he’s not networking or volunteering, he enjoys Saturday boot camp workouts and hiking, the Food Network testing new restaurants or food carts and BBQs!
Irene Appel is the Small Business Technical Assistance Specialist at the Port of Portland. In her role, Irene manages the Port’s Mentor-Protégé Program, is establishing other technical assistance programs, and conducts outreach to provide small businesses with targeted support and resources to help them prosper. She is actively working to remove barriers to opportunity within the Port to increase small business participation and success. In her previous position, Irene worked for a local nonprofit for whose mission is to support and advocate for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC)- and women- owned small businesses in the construction industry. Irene was also raised in a woman- and BIPOC-owned small business; she grew up watching her parents navigate the many challenges that small business owners and people of color face, and work relentlessly to overcome these obstacles and find success. Irene was born and raised in Oregon; she is a second-generation Filipina-Dutch American. Irene graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree from Portland State University’s School of Business. Irene’s passion is using her lived and professional experience to champion small businesses and communities of color by providing targeted technical assistance and resources to promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and generational wealth.
P A C C O S T A F F
Program Manager & Advisory Chair
Joselito Tanega, was recently appointed by Governor Tina Kotek to the Oregon Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (OCAPIA). The mission of the OCAPIA is to work for the implementation and establishment of economic, social, legal, and political equality for Asian and Pacific Islanders in Oregon and to maintain a continuing assessment of the issues and needs confronting Asian and Pacific Islanders.
Honorary Consul General
Eric Tadeo is a lawyer & currently serving as a Philippine Honorary Consul for Oregon and Washington. He is in a private practice in Vancouver Washington as an attorney since 1999, doing general law practice, working mostly on immigration cases, preparation of estate planning documents, contracts, small business/incorporation and non-profit organizations. Take has been an Immigration attorney with the Law Offices of Gonzales, Gonzales and Gonzales, since 2010. As a certified mediator, he works with clients in resolving conflicts, particularly in family cases, landlord/tenant, business conflicts, neighborhood and community-based issues, since 2005. Tadeo is a CLE (Continuing Legal Education) presenter on mediation; conference speaker; speaks on conflict resolution in various forums and other speaking opportunities. He does pro bono work with Catholic Charities and Northwest Immigrants’ Rights Project.