Meet our Board! Board members are elected each year by the membership and serve for a term of one year beginning July 1st.  If a board position becomes vacant during the year, members may contact the current President to be considered.  

Elected Board Positions

President
President

Andrea Roth

Nationality: German
Email: president@awa.org.hk

Andrea has a wealth of experience in beginning anew and re-defining herself. Born and educated in Germany, she started to… learn more

First Vice-President, Fundraising
First Vice-President, Fundraising

Gunjali Singh

Nationality: Indian
Email: fundraising@awa.org.hk

Born and raised in India, Gunjali has lived in New York, Singapore and Hong Kong over the past decade. After completing a… learn more

Second Vice-President, Membership (interim)
Second Vice-President, Membership (interim)

Jean Han

Nationality: American
Email: membership@awa.org.hk

Jean considers herself to be a coast-bouncer, bouncing from East Coast to West Coast of the US, but would really prefer to… learn more

Third Vice-President, Activities
Third Vice-President, Activities

Tracey-Lee Hayes

Nationality: South African & British
Email: activities@awa.org.hk

Tracey-Lee was born and raised in Zimbabwe, fortunate to have an idyllic childhood in Africa. At the age of 16 she moved… learn more

Charitable Donations
Charitable Donations

Gabriela Caraman

Nationality: Moldovan
Email: charities@awa.org.hk

Gabriela was born in Moldova but she revers as home every place she travels to. In her effort to blend with the locals, on… learn more

Community Service
Community Service

Lee Parr

Nationality: American
Email: volunteering@awa.org.hk

Lee grew up in Charleston, South Carolina. However, NYC was home after college until she met her husband, Jeremy, and moved… learn more

Education & Scholarship
Education & Scholarship

Helen Carruthers

Nationality: British
Email: educationscholarship@awa.org.hk

Helen moved to Hong Kong from London in January 2015. Mother of three grown up children, she began her career in publishing… learn more

Treasurer
Treasurer

Annie Fifer

Nationality: American
Email: treasurer@awa.org.hk

Annie, a New Englander by birth, world traveler by choice, was raised in Avon Ct.  While attending the University of Connecticut,… learn more

Recording Secretary
Recording Secretary

Jennifer Kindel

Nationality: American
Email: secretary@awa.org.hk

Jennifer has been in Hong Kong since 2015.  She became involved in the AWA immediately upon arriving and has enjoyed being… learn more

Appointed Board Positions

Communications Chairwoman
Communications Chairwoman

Rachel Bourke

Nationality: Australian
Email: publicrelations@awa.org.hk

Rachel was born and raised in Hong Kong (at a time when there was no air-conditioning on buses or in her classroom – can… learn more

AWAre Editor
AWAre Editor

Brooke Richter

Nationality: American
Email: aware@awa.org.hk

Brooke is from the U.S. where she practiced law for 18 years. She moved to Hong Kong in 2008 with her family and now writes… learn more

Strategic Adviser
Strategic Adviser

Robin Fine

Nationality: American
Email: strategic_adviser@awa.org.hk

Robin arrived in Hong Kong in 2015 after moving internationally six times in seven years. Meeting the many kindred travelers… learn more

Permanent Staff

Director of Operations
Director of Operations

Barbora Mayer

Nationality: Czech, British
Email: director_operations@awa.org.hk

Barbora was born in the Czech Republic where she also attended University, first gaining a BA in Teaching English as a Foreign… learn more

Member Services Representative
Member Services Representative

Joanne Lam

Nationality: Hong Kong
Email: info@awa.org.hk

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