Board of Directors
Blair Hall, President
Blair Hall is managing director of Westminster Minato LLC, a Singapore-based policy and communications consulting firm. He was Deputy Chief of Mission at the US Embassy from 2013 to 2016. Blair, who retired from the Foreign Service last year, also served in Tokyo, New Delhi, London, Copenhagen and Washington, DC during his 41-year career. Blair and his wife, Valerie Brandt, actively supported AAS community and charitable outreach activities during his time at the Embassy.
Michael Johnsen, Vice President
Brian Schwender, Secretary
As a gastroenterologist working in the public sector at Singapore General Hospital for the past two and a half years, Brian has been immersed in Singapore’s diverse culture giving him a unique set of qualities and experiences that could add a different perspective to life in Singapore. As a board member, he draws on his local experiences to help AAS to continue to grow and develop. Brian moved to Singapore almost three years ago with his family to explore what South East Asia has to offer and they have immersed themselves in its culture and traditions.
Ashok Lalwani, Treasurer
Holli Feichko, Director-at-Large
Jeff Gaines, Director-at-Large
Jason Iafolla, Director-at-Large
Caitlin McNeal, Director-at-Large
Stephanie Nash, Immediate Past President
Stephanie is an accomplished human resources leader with more than two decades’ experience living and working in Asia, Australia, and South America, in addition to her home country of the United States. Currently living in Singapore, Stephanie is using her HR, commercial and international experience to improve organizational and functional capability at Redmart, Singapore's leading online supermarket. Stephanie graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor Degree in Management and holds a Diploma in Human Resources from University of California, Berkeley. Additionally, Stephanie complements her passion for the human resources profession by volunteering time as an Executive Committee Member of the American Association of Singapore, General Committee Member of The American Club, and Co-Chair of the Human Capital Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Singapore.
Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei, AmCham CEO
Richard Hartung, The American Club President
Mel Rice, AWA President
Jeff Majestic, SACAC Chairman
Tom Boasberg, SAS Superintendent
Non-Voting Board Members
Christi Novomesky, American Association of Singapore
Tor R. Petersen, US Embassy
Rear Admiral Joey Tynch, US Military
AAS Constitution and By-Laws
The motion to adopt the proposed amendments to the AAS Constitution was passed at the Annual General Meeting, held on March 13, 2018 at The American Club. Click here for a summary of the amendments.