Executive Board & Staff

The Executive Board (or Eboard) is the administrative support cabinet of NorCal UVSA. The Eboard is responsible for helping to guide and advise the Intercollegiate Council in its duties, representing NorCal UVSA to the community, and maintaining UVSA records and properties.

2014 – 2015 Cabinet



Jason Le
Jason Le is the 2014-2015 President for the United Vietnamese Student Associations of Northern California. During his time at UC Merced, he has been involved with UC Merced’s VSA for 5 years and was their president for two years in a row, from 2012-2014. As their former president, he reached out to students and helped raise awareness of the Vietnamese culture throughout the campus. As the new President of NorCal UVSA, he hopes to raise awareness of the organization itself and hopes to establish connections with NorCal UVSA and the surrounding Vietnamese communities.


Tony Tran
Internal Vice President /CoRR Representative
Born and raised in Arlington, TX, Tony Tran is currently finishing up his senior year studying Product Design at Stanford University. Through his positions as Internal Vice President and CoRR for 2014-2015, he hopes to grow connections between individuals within the Vietnamese community and inspire them to become leaders as well. In his spare time, you might find him playing a variety of sports, practicing his photography skills, or just kicking back by playing video games with friends.


William Phuong
External Vice President
William Phuong is the 2014-2015 External Vice President of the United Vietnamese Student Associations of Northern California. He graduated from San Jose State University in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and hopes to attend law school. VSA played a very important role in William’s undergraduate life and hopes that others can experience the same. William’s objective is to outreach and connect with the community as well fostering cultural preservation. He is an outdoor sportsman, collects vinyl records, and enjoys testing new recipes in the kitchen.


Ngoc Tran
Ngoc Tran is the 2014-2015 Secretary of the United Vietnamese Student Associations of Northern California. She is a senior at Fresno State majoring in Animal Science – Pre-Veterinary. As a member of the Executive Board she hopes to bring a closer connection within the United Vietnamese Student Associations community, as well as the Vietnamese community. In her spare time, she likes to read and travel to various location to try different type of food.