|Who We Are|
Maison Chance USA is organized in three major functional areas:
The Executive Branch consists of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee.
The duties of the Board of Directors are to establish goals and policies, approve plans and budgets, review and direct the activities of the administrative staff to assure compliance with budgets, goals, policies and plans, and assist in fund raising activities.
The Executive Committee consists of the President, the Vice-President(s), the Secretary and the Treasurer. The duties of the Executive Committee are to supervise, direct and control the daily operations of the organization, and to report to the Board of Directors.
The duties of the Board of Advisors is to provide their expertise and knowledge to the organization as needed and to assist in raising funds and resources to enable Maison-Chance USA to achieve its mission.
The current management committee is comprised of:
Having the ability to help the less fortunate is a blessing in and of itself. Trung believes that the value of charity exceeds mere actions and outcomes. “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart” – Helen Keller.
Trung is an outdoor and sports enthusiast. He has competed in, coached, and organized various sports events, and social activities. In recent years, he has spent most of his time with his lovely family, learning golf, and coaching junior tennis teams in Maryland.
Graduating from the University of Maryland in electrical engineering, where he served as president of the Vietnamese Student Association, Trung continued his graduate studies at George Washington University. Since then he has held various leadership and management positions in the private sector and U.S. Government.
VP - Marketing & Central Region Operation
Kristin Luu has over 15 years of experience in general management, operations, business development, mentoring and training. Most recently, Kristin was the Executive Vice President of a staffing firm. Prior experience includes owning and operating a staffing firm for 13 years, with offices in Chicago and New York, as well as 2 salons for 3 years.
VP - West Coast Operation
Quang is a retired career public service official. He had served in Vietnam, Idaho, and Washington State. A professional trained in both Vietnamese and American institutions (Dai-Hoc Saigon, University of Michigan (UM), Washington State University (WSU).
Quang has been involved in the organization and administration of various state, national programs and international projects (WHO, USAID), in public health education, family support, and community organization.
Having been a fortunate recipient of support from many generous individuals throughout his life, Ty has always believed in giving back. What better way to give back than the collective power of many to help those in need - enabling them to help themselves and others not just once but for a life time. Ty believes "maison chance" fits this model perfectly and provides a wonderful platform to make this happen.
Having grown up in Vietnam during the difficult years right after the war, Thanh appreciates the value of
Cam Hong graduated with B.S. majoring in Human Development at University of California, Davis. She resides in Elk Grove, California where she lives with her beloved husband and two children. With her love towards children, Cam Hong initiated the Home Preschool Program, where she is currently teaching bilingual children (English & Vietnamese) in the age ranged from 2 to 5, preparing for them to enter kindergarten.
She is also tutoring the primary pupils in helping them with their homework after school. Besides her daily work, Cam Hong likes to participate in musical activities of Vietnamese community in Sacramento. Cam Hong's dream is being able to open a center for teenagers where they can participate in activities during their spare time.
Ly Thi Bich Tram
Born into a poor family in the countryside, Bich Tram is the second oldest in a family of 4 girls. When she was six years old, her father sustained a spinal injury which paralyzed half of his body and her mother left the family. She was raised and live at Maison Chance for the last 13 years and finished her high school with distinction.
She was selected to be the first student to pursue a college degree in the US under a scholarship of Maison Chance USA. After graduation she is expected to return to Vietnam and work for Maison Chance in administration and health management.