FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OCTOBER 21, 2021
WESTCHESTER ASIAN AMERICAN DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL ENDORSEMENTS FOR 2021 GENERAL ELECTION
WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NEW YORK – The Westchester Asian American Democrats Executive Committee have endorsed David Kim for Tarrytown Village Trustee, as well as his running mates Effie Phillips-Staley and Rebecca McGovern for Village Trustee, and Karen Brown for Village Mayor.
“We enthusiastically endorse David Kim for Tarrytown Village Board of Trustees. As the first Korean American public official in Westchester County, David’s election is significant and paramount to our mission of supporting Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Democrats to elected office,” said Lisa Do Hofflich, WAAD Chair. “From serving on the zoning board to his professional background as an architect and urban planner, David’s knowledge and expertise on environmental sustainability, walkability and safe streets will continue to be a great asset to Tarrytown’s growth. David also compliments the collective experiences in community advocacy and commitment to equity and fairness of candidates Effie Phillips-Staley, Rebecca McGovern and Karen Brown, whom we also endorse. We value their partnership with us as our Democratic allies across Westchester County serving the growing AAPI community.”
Joining Do Hoffich on the 15-member Executive Committee are Bhavana Pahwa -1st Vice Chair; David Imamura - 2nd Vice Chair; Jin Whang and Jeanhee Chung - Co-Secretaries; Anjali Thavendran Chen - Treasurer; with Anand Singh, Marjorie Hsu, Vikas Agrawal, Jeni Wallace, Siddartha Sandilya, Kim Snyder, Meher Rabbani, Raina Kadavil and David Vinjamuri.
WAAD general meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month; due to Election Day, the next meeting will be held November 9th. Executive Committee meetings are quarterly with the next meeting to be held on December 7th.
Membership is still open and details can be found at www.WAADemocrats.org.