New York, NY (August 10, 2020) – Today, the NYC Employment and Training Coalition (NYCETC) announced that Wayne Ho, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC), has been appointed to the Board of Directors.
Wayne Ho is the President and CEO of the Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC), the nation’s largest Asian American social services agency. In 2017, CPC launched Advancing Our CommUNITY, its organization-wide strategy to expand services to address persistent needs and emerging trends and to improve leadership skills among staff and community members. Previously, Wayne served as Chief Strategy and Program Officer for the Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies (FPWA), an association of 200 community and faith-based member agencies aiming to promote upward mobility of underserved New Yorkers, and was the Executive Director of the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF), the nation’s only pan-Asian children’s advocacy organization, from 2004-2013. He has been recognized by City and State in the inaugural Asian Power 100 in 2020, in the inaugural Nonprofit Power 50 cohort in 2018, and as a 40 Under 40 New York City Rising Star in 2014. Wayne was one of 10 leaders invited to meet with President Obama during the White House’s Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration in 2011. Wayne serves on numerous boards, including the board of Coro New York Leadership Center and Partnership for After School Education, and is appointed to several New York City and State advisory boards. Wayne received his Bachelor of Arts from UC Berkeley and his Master in Public Policy from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.
“I am excited to join the Board of Directors of NYCETC. Its advocacy has been on the forefront of ensuring an equitable recovery for New York City’s most marginalized communities,”said Wayne Ho, President and CEO, Chinese-American Planning Council. “I look forward to representing CPC and working with the board members, staff, and member agencies who are all leaders in the education and workforce development field.”
“On behalf of our Board of Directors, our team and membership of more than 170 workforce and economic development organizations”, said Jose Ortiz, Jr., Executive Director of NYCETC, “I am thrilled to welcome Wayne to NYCETC’s leadership, and work beside a brilliant leader and advocate for Asian-Americans, immigrants and workers across our city.”
Visit www.nycetc.org to learn more about NYCETC.