Khánh Vu
Khánh Vu
CEO and Executive Director

Khánh and his family immigrated to the USA from Vietnam at the end of the Vietnam conflict. Khánh graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with a degree in chemical engineering and 3 minors. He worked for Amoco after graduation as a production engineer. He subsequently went to work for the family businesses: Asian grocery and real estate. He helped grow the family business to become the largest Asian grocer in the region. After selling the retail business, Khánh continued to work in real estate.

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Matt Diaz
Matt Diaz
Collegiate Program Coordinator

Born and raised as a Colorado native, Matt knows that there is greatness in everyone waiting to be released. Matt has spent his whole life passionate about health, fitness and helping others achieve their goals. After graduating from Colorado School of Mines in EE, Matt started his own legal services and identity theft protection business with LegalShield, where changing lives is the main focus of his team. Matt brings over 10 years of personal and organizational leadership experience to SASE.

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Gigi Elbert
Gigi Elbert
Conference Director

Gigi began with SASE in 2019 with over a decade of event experience. Previously, she worked with large software companies to develop and deliver a wide range of strategic events. As the National Conference Director, she looks forward to working with the SASE volunteers and staff to create exceptional experiences for conference attendees as the event soars to new heights.

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Rolland Huie
Rolland Huie
Information Technology Coordinator
Rolland Huie serves as the Information Technology Coordinator. He has been working in the Information Technology (IT) field for over 23 years. During this time, he held roles as a designer, an information systems manager, content manager, a consultant, and as a trainer. He was a Systems Manager at Procter & Gamble and Manager of Technology Programs at Jones Lang LaSalle. He brings his depth of experience, technical skills and management capabilities to develop the administration and marketing operations of SASE. [..]

Gigi Elbert
Clarence Low
Director of Organizational Relationships

Clarence Low recently joined the team at the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE). As Director of Organizational Relationships, he will serve to develop and nurture relationships with corporations that value a diverse workplace and connect them with high-achieving Asian scientists and engineers. Prior to SASE, Clarence was the President and CEO of the Asian Chamber of Commerce (ACC) in Colorado, serving to connect businesses locally and internationally to the Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) community in the greater Denver Metro area.

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Jennifer MacNeil
Jennifer MacNeil
Director of Finance and Operations
Jennifer joined SASE as its first full time Office Manager in August, 2014. She currently serves as the Director of Finance and Operations supporting the Executive Director in SASE’s growth and development, leading all financial and operational activity. She also serves as the staff lead for individual giving, the SASEsmiles Grant Program, and the awards programs including: Leadership Awards, Achievement Awards, and SASEsalutes. She brings more than 20 years of non-profit administration and organizational management experience to the team.

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Amanda McKenzie
National Conference Assistant

Jessica Moy
Jessica Moy
National Conference Coordinator
Jessica Moy was introduced to SASE by her husband, Clifton. Jessica received her B.A. in International Studies, Japan focus, at Colorado State University, and her M.A. in International Studies, China focus, at the University of Denver. Her previous jobs have included being a Coordinator for International Relations on the Japan Exchange Teaching (JET) Program and being an Outreach Coordinator for the University of Colorado - Boulder's Program for Teaching East Asia. When she is not working with SASE's outstanding volunteers to help coordinate the national conference, she enjoys spending time with Clifton and their two kids Jacob, and Elia.