It is incredible how one small idea can grow into something truly special. Asian Firefighters Charitable Foundation is rooted in the belief that we all have an inherent responsibility to make a meaningful difference in our community. With a variety of active projects and a large volunteer staff, we harness our skills and resources to successfully achieve our goals.
Since our recent founding this year 2023, we have been planning our activities to benefit the San Francisco community and beyond. Want to take part? Contribute to our work by donating or volunteering today.
Stan H. Lee
President and Interim Secretary
Stan Lee was raised in San Francisco and joined the San Francisco Fire Department in 1995 and worked most of his career at Rescue Squad 2 at Fire Station 7. He is presently an Acting Lieutenant as the Technical Training Specialist at the Division of Training.
Stan also presently serve as the President of the Asian Firefighters Association and serve on the San Francisco Firefighter and EMS Behavioral Health Foundation (SFFEBHF).
This foundation was a natural expansion of the Asian Firefighters of San Francisco willingness to help in our communities. This foundation hopes to bring much needed support and positive direction for those in need in our community.
Clarence Hom also serve as the Vice President of the Asian Firefighters Association and is presently a Fire Inspector with the San Francisco Fire Department.
My name is Ada Wong. I was born and raised in Long Beach and moved to the Bay Area to attend college at UC Berkeley. In 2013, I joined the SFFD as an EMT and shortly after, a paramedic on the ambulance. I am currently at the Division of Training as an EMS Training Rescue Captain. In my spare time, I like to do yoga, eat, and spend time with my family.
Director and Public Relations Executive
Linda Phung is a native San Franciscan and entertainment producer with a background in events, public relations, fundraising, and youth mentorship. She is passionate about making active contributions to further the development of her community while encouraging others to get involved. Linda volunteers her time to philanthropic causes which aims to serve underprivileged communities and advocates for challenges our ethnic community faces. Linda serves as the public relations manager for AFA.
Paul Chin attended Schools in San Francisco, from Elementary to College. He served in the military in the Army MASH unit. After his military service, he worked at a retail chain as a store manager.
Paul entered the San Francisco Fire Department in May of 1974 and advanced to through the ranks until he reached Assistant Deputy Chief (Fire Marshal) in 2004, and retired in 2006.
Paul helped develop the Asian Firefighters Association in 1992 (and served as it's President for numerous years). Paul has sat on the boards of Kimochi (President), Rooms that Rock for Chemo (President), Angel Island Foundation (Board Member) and the San Francisco Chinatown Rotary Foundation (President).
During his retirement, Paul has traveled to Guatemala and Africa to help install water purification units, help build schools made from discarded plastic bottles, and plan to continue volunteer to other countries in the future.
Ken Yee is currently serving as the Division Chief of Division 2 in San Francisco