OUR TEAM:

FOUNDER/ EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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Annie Evans
A former Pageant Beauty Queen, Annie Chang was a former Miss Chinatown San Francisco 2004 and Miss Asian San Francisco 2003. Her passion of learning the various beautiful cultures around the world prompted her to start the 2013 Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant. Since then, the pageant has become the Miss Asian North America Pageant and is now a Non Profit Scholarship Pageant. Annie attended University of Maryland and San Francisco State University receiving Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communications and Broadcasting. Annie currently lives in Las Vegas with her husband and three children. She is also the founder of Summerlin Family Wealth, a Registered Investment Advisory firm providing wealth management consulting and portfolio management for high net worth clients.

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR/ DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

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Vickie Chung
An University of Nevada, Las Vegas alumni and native of Las Vegas, Vickie is an operations manager for a large corporate Wealth Management firm and financial services company. Vickie holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and a Masters of Business Administration. She has a passion for helping others which led to the founding of Knits and Kits, a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to provide assistance to the underprivileged in her local community. Vickie played a key role in the establishment of MANAO, the non-profit organization associated with Miss Asian North America.

VOLUNTEER STAFF


Shelby Kanani

Stage Manager & Choreographer

A Las Vegas native, Shelby Kanani Johnson is a pageant sister of numerous local and national organizations. Her most recent reigns include Miss Japan Las Vegas 2015 and Miss Nevada United States 2017, from which she went on to place third in the Miss United States pageant. An ardent advocate for STE(A)M – supporting women in tech and student success through art integrated learning – and also the Asian community, Shelby has participated in scores of local Las Vegas charity events to help many organizations raise funds and awareness. She has gained the support of numerous influential mentors and supporters to aid her in continuing these endeavors. Shelby is currently an analyst with Intrigma, Inc., an innovator in the field of physician and clinician scheduling.

Kathy Allgood

Contestant & Volunteer Coordinator

(Bio Coming Soon)

Lori Atkinson

Logistics & Back Stage Coordinator

(Bio Coming Soon)

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Elisa Chan

Ambassador

Elisa Chan is currently a mortgage specialist at Bank Of America in Las Vegas. NMLS ID: 1466926. Graduated from UNLV, she was one of the first contestants in the Inaugural Miss Asian Las Vegas pageant in 2013 and won the title of Miss Asian Las Vegas 1st Princess, Miss Chinese Las Vegas, and Miss Community Service. She then went on to compete in the Miss Nevada USA pageant in 2014 and won Miss Photogenic, Miss Congeniality, and Best in Evening Gown.

Elisa speaks both Mandarin and Cantonese and enjoys spending time helping the community and being at home with her family

More announced Soon…..