Introduction to Asian American Anti-Smoking FoundationThe Asian American Anti-Smoking Foundation (AAASF) is a non-profit organization devoted to the development and implementation of tobacco use prevention and cessation, health and mental health programs for Asian Americans in the United States and overseas.
AAASF is the pioneer organization in the Washington metropolitan area devoted to anti-smoking related tasks.
The current President
of AAASF is Dr. Sherman Yen and the Vice President is Ms. Allison Lord.
The translation and graphic design
division specializes in translating and designing culturally relevant
information in all Asian languages.
The community outreach division has
excellent bilingual outreach consultants for grass root networking.
The research division focuses on
new research technology development, evaluation, and data analysis.
The volunteer’s recruitment and
training division concentrates on recruiting volunteers in different
professions, age levels, and provides training seminar opportunities.
The website division provides world
wide tobacco use prevention, cessation, health, and mental health related
For the past few
years, AAASF has received support from major Maryland counties, Baltimore City,
and MOTA programs.
AAASF has an excellent
financial management record. It also has an outstanding international and
national reputation for complementary and alternative approaches on tobacco use
In conjunction with
its sister organizations, AAASF remains the leading professional organization in
Dr. Sherman Yen
Dr. Sherman Yen is the Executive Director and founder of the Asian American Anti-Smoking Foundation. He is also the Executive Director of Alcohol/Drug Treatment, Inc. and Consultant to the Foundation for Substance Control, V.A. Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China.
Allison Yenyu Lord
Allison Lord has been Vice President of the Asian American Anti-Smoking Foundation and Chinese American Anti-Smoking Alliance since 1998.
Allison holds a M.A. degree in accounting from National Cheng-Chih University in Taipei, Taiwan. She has lived in Taiwan, Japan (Honshu and Okinawa) and the Republic of Korea.
Allison has a varied background in small business, including operating a Travel Agency, and service as a Translator for the Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Ms. Lord has presented papers at the 2001 National Conference of Tobacco or Health and numerous conferences of the Association for Behavioral Analysis.
Board of Directors
|HOME | ABOUT US | NEWS | HEALTH | SMOKING | PROJECTS | LINKS | CONTACT US|