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

Jeffrey 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.

 

Board Members

Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei, AmCham CEO
Richard Hartung, The American Club President
Debra Minnock, AWA President
Jeff Majestic, SACAC Chairman
Tom Boasberg, SAS Superintendent 

Non-Voting Board Members

Christi Novomesky, American Association of Singapore 
Brian Himmelsteib, US Embassy
Rear Admiral Joey Tynch, US Military

AAS Constitution and By-Laws

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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.