Asian Pacific Islander Faculty Staff Association

Chair: Bonnie Sugiyama, 408-924-6158

The Asian Pacific Islander Faculty and Staff Association [APIFSA]'s mission is to provide a safe and supportive network for Asian Pacific Islander (API) staff and faculty at San Jose State. The goals and objectives of APIFSA:

  • To serve as an advocacy group in facilitating the campus climate and educational equity efforts for the API campus community;
  • To advocate the recruitment and retention of API students, staff and faculty;
  • To promote the advancement and success of API faculty, staff and students;
  • To serve as a resource to the campus community on issues relating to the API community; 
  • To sponsor educational and social programs that advance the interest of APIFSA.