Core Members

James Bui

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Position: Co-chair
Year: 2014
Major: Mechanical Engineer & Art Practice
Hometown: Murrieta, CA
How does SVSA make you feel?: Swag to the hun-ned trill-yun.
If you could be any animal, what would you be: A cat.

 

 

 Andrew Dinh

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Position: Co-chair
Year: 2013
Major: Chemistry
Hometown: Brier, Washington
How does SVSA make you feel?: As cool as the other side of the pillow
If you could be any animal, what would you be: Cheetah

 

 

Kimberly Vu

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Position: Funding Officer
Year: 2013
Major: Biology
Hometown: Garden Grove, CA
How does SVSA make you feel?: As an only child, SVSA feels like a bunch of siblings that I never had before.
If you could be any animal, what would you be: Giraffe

 

 

Thanh D. Nguyen

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Position: Financial Officer
Year: 2014
Major: Comparative Studies in Race & Ethnicity
Hometown: Sunnyvale, TX
How does SVSA make you feel?: Vo duyen qua!!
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: a whale

 

 

Van Anh Tran

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Position: Secretary / Campus Liasion
Year: 2013
Major: Public History
Hometown: Garden Grove, CA
How does SVSA make you feel? At home<3
If you could be any animal, what would you be: a dog ^^

 

 

Harrison Truong

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Position: Historian / Alumni Relations
Year: 2013
Major: Psychology
Hometown: Garden Grove, CA
How does SVSA make you feel?: Too handsome.
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: A white Bengal Tiger.

 

 

Chris Nguyen

ChrisNPosition: Culture Night Coordinator
Year: 2015
Major: International Relations
Hometown: Arcadia, CA
How does SVSA make you feel?: Like a troll. A troll in one big happy Vietnamese family. Joining SVSA has been one of the best decisions I’ve made at Stanford because everyone in the group is straight up awesome. Especially Neil. And as a group, all we do is Nguyen! (even if that’s not everyone’s last name)
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: Clownfish

 

 

Rachel Cao

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Position: Culture Night Coordinator
Year: 2015
Major: Science, Technology, and Society
Hometown: Long Beach, CA
How does SVSA make you feel?: SVSA is one of my closest families away from home :)
If you could be any animal what would you be?:Penguin!

 

 

James Huynh

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Position: Culture Night Coordinator
Year: 2015
Major: Human Biology
Hometown: Fontana, CA
How does SVSA make you feel?: It makes me feel like I’m part of something larger than myself! SVSA gives me the opportunity to connect with people who have similar cultural backgrounds as me, which is something that I was not able to do in high school. I feel like I’m part of a great, big family who cares very much for each other. So many great memories have been and I can’t wait to make more.
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: KOALA

 

 

Ivy Nguyen

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Position: Cultural Coordinator
Year: 2015
Major: Bioengineering
Hometown: Austin, TX
How does SVSA make you feel?: super fuzzy and loved to have so many close friends that are just like family
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: chipmunk

 

 

Ricky Tran

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Position: Cultural Coordinator
Year: 2015
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Los Angeles, California
How does SVSA make you feel?: incredible
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: husky

 

 

Neil Luu

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Position: Social Chair
Year: 2014
Major: Economics
Hometown: Greenville, SC
How does SVSA Make you feel?: SVSA makes me feel… at home
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: Lion

 

 

Nancy Pham

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Major: International Relations
Hometown: Springfield, VA
How does SVSA Make you feel?: fuzzy
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: hippo

 

 

Nora Nguyen

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Position: Public Service Chair
Year: 2015
Major: Biology
Hometown: Garden Grove, CA
How does SVSA Make you feel?: SVSA always makes me feel like it’s my second family away from home. This may sound cliche, but I truly mean it. Everyone is fun, energetic, kind, friendly, and especially “ham choi.” Joining SVSA has been one of the highlights of my freshman year and I cannot wait to keep getting involved in this amazing family!
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: A penguin. Because                   I’d always look debonair!

 

 

Anh Truong

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Position: Intercollegiate Council Representative
Year: 2014
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Brookeville, MD
How does SVSA Make you feel?: Happy, at home, and full (from food outings)
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: Hobbes from Calvin and Hobbes

 

 

Tony Tran

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Position: Intercollegiate Council Representative
Year: 2015
Major: Mechanical Engineering
Hometown: Arlington, TX
How does SVSA Make you feel?: Happy, because I know a great family of friends is never far away :)
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: A tiger of course!

 

 

Christina Nguyen

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Position: Divine Conscience – SVSA Rurouni
Year: 2013
Major: International Relations
Hometown: Westminster
How does SVSA Make you feel?: Supported, silly.
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: Horse.
  

 

Katelyn Phan

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Position: Publicity
Year: 2015
Major: Mathematics/Biology
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
How does SVSA Make you feel?: SVSA makes me feel warm and cozy because we are a big family(:
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: Pig!

 

 

Kevin Tran

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Position: Webmaster
Year: 2015
Major: Materials Science
Hometown: fremont, CA
How does SVSA Make you feel?: Glad to have met such a great group of people
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: Dolphin

 

 

Christina Luu

summitPosition: Frosh Intern
Year: 2016
Major: Everything
Hometown: Sacramento, CA
How does SVSA Make you feel?: Warm, excited, and creamy
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: Fat Panda or Sexy Dinosaur

 

 

Harry Pham

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Position: Frosh Intern
Year: 2016
Major: Undeclared
Hometown: Orlando, FL
How does SVSA Make you feel?: Fuzzy
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: Otter

 

 

Melissa Do

MelissaPosition: Frosh Intern
Year: 2016
Major: Earth Systems
Hometown: Atlantic City, NJ
How does SVSA make you feel?: lucky to have been able to meet such great people
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: red panda

 

 

Stephany Liu

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Position: Frosh Intern
Year: 2016
Major: Undecided/Biology
Hometown: Plano, TX
How does SVSA make you feel?: Awesome, like I’m part of a family
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: A tiger. Rawr. :D

 

 

Lillian Vu

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Position: Frosh Intern
Year: 2016
Major: Undecided
Hometown: Garden Grove, CA
How does SVSA Make you feel?: Grateful for the sense of community
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: Elephant!

 

 

John Michael Ferrer

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Position: Frosh Intern
Year: 2016
Major: Management Science & Engineering/ Computer Science
Hometown: Carson, CA
How does SVSA Make you feel?:  SVSA makes me feel So Very Sexy, Ayeeee. LOL. <fuzzy…heh>
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: A giraffe. Or a panda. But so many people want to be a panda and I like giraffes

 

 

Danny Do

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Position: Frosh Intern
Year: 2016
Major: Biology
Hometown: Houston, TX
How does SVSA make you feel?: SVSA connects me to a unique facet of Stanford where each person thrives in Vietnamese traditions and community. Through SVSA, I have branched out to students and adults of all ages and cultures and have found experienced leaders to look up to and learn from. SVSA makes me feel animated!
If you could be any animal, what would you be?: Squirrel!

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