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

Priyanka Agarwal

Nationality: Singaporean
Email: [email protected]

Priyanka is very passionate about women empowerment and believes change is the one constant in life.  As a trailing spouse… learn more

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

Robin Neiterman

Nationality: American
Email: [email protected]

Robin moved to Hong Kong in September 2017 from the Northeast of the United States. Robin has a Bachelors degree from Dartmouth… learn more

Second Vice-President, Membership
Second Vice-President, Membership

Gail Sousa

Nationality: American
Email: [email protected]

Gail was born and raised in New York and has lived her adult life in Rhode Island, Wisconsin and Florida prior to moving… learn more

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

Natasha Bochorishvili

Nationality: Russian
Email: [email protected]

Natasha was born and raised in Moscow, had a successful career as a professor of English philology at Moscow State University… learn more

Charitable Donations
Charitable Donations

Beth McNicholas

Nationality: American
Email: [email protected]

Beth moved to Hong Kong from the New York suburbs in 2006 and has been an active AWA member for the past 12 years. As the… learn more

Community Service
Community Service

Kim Rehmann

Nationality: American
Email: [email protected]

Kim was raised and educated in the beautiful state of Maryland in the United States.  She is one of 6 children and her parents… learn more

Education & Scholarship
Education & Scholarship

Augusta Nichols-Even

Nationality: American
Email: [email protected]

A New England native, Augusta moved to Hong Kong from Boston with her husband for his first expat assignment in 2015. After… learn more

Treasurer
Treasurer

Alison Doran

Nationality: British
Email: [email protected]

Alison is English by birth but spent most of her younger years being raised in not only England but also Zimbabwe and South… learn more

Recording Secretary
Recording Secretary

Jessica Cheng

Nationality: American
Email: [email protected]

Jessica was born in Nepal to American parents.  Subsequently she lived in Pakistan, Tajikistan and the Philippines.  After… learn more

Appointed Board Positions

Branding and Communications
Branding and Communications

J'nee Hilgers-Easter

Nationality: American
Email: [email protected]

J’nee (pronounced Jaynee) is an art enthusiast, SCUBA diver and mother of three Hong Kong loving kids. Born and raised in… learn more

AWAre Editor
AWAre Editor

Stephanie Chan

Nationality: American
Email: [email protected]

Growing up in Columbia, Missouri, the American-born daughter of immigrants from Hong Kong, Stephanie never imagined that… learn more

Sponsorship
Sponsorship

Debbie Cruikshank

Nationality: American
Email: [email protected]

Debbie was born and raised in the United States, and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in mathematics and computer science.… learn more

Permanent Staff

Director of Operations
Director of Operations

Barbora Mayer

Nationality: Czech
Email: [email protected]

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: [email protected]

Born in Hong Kong, Joanne began her career in the insurance sector where she gained broad administrative and leadership experience.… learn more