Our Executive Board

Mark Malonzo, President

Mark is delighted to continue his work as President of GW APALSA during his 3L year. This past summer, as an intern at the Federal Communications Commission, Mark drafted Memorandum Opinions and Orders that facilitated the expansion of broadband connectivity. Outside of his home office, Mark enjoys hiking and long-distance cycling.

Tim Chen, Vice President

Tim Chen, 3L, is APALSA’s vice president. He is an avid traveller, having studied in three countries and travelled to a dozen more. When he is not busy reading Bloomberg Law or researching international law, he likes hiking, practicing yoga, cooking (with reluctance) for his girlfriend and petting Oreo the cat.

Vania Wang, Treasurer

Vania Wang is a 2L from Los Angeles, California, and the Treasurer of APALSA for 2020-2021. Before law school, she wrote an undergraduate thesis in chemistry, and worked at a commercial drone startup and two law firms. This past summer, she worked as a legal intern at the United States Court of Federal Claims, Office of Special Masters. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming in natural bodies of water and drinking too many affogatos.

Tai Williams, Director of Outreach & Alumni Engagement

Tai Williams is a 2L at GW Law and an alumn of Tufts University. She worked for two years as an immigration paralegal before coming to law school, and this past summer she interned as a law clerk at Bread for the City’s Legal Clinic. Outside of law school, she loves obsessing over her house plants, taking long bike rides, and eating copious amounts of ice cream.

Yun-Da Tsai, Director of Communications

Yun-Da Tsai is a 2L at GW Law and a current judicial extern at the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara. Before going to law school, he graduated from NYU, majoring in international relations and minoring in Japanese and chemistry. Apart from APALSA, Yun-Da is also the Secretary of the SBA Senate and a sitting student judge on the SA Student Court. When not drowning in law school work, you can find him enjoying a good multiplayer game of Stellaris, transcribing and arranging music, or reading up on East Asian news and politics.

Sandy Chen, Director of Events

Sandy Chen is a 2L at GW Law. She is interested in international trade law practice. Her professional experiences include immigration, civil and labor law. Outside of law school, she enjoys eating, shooting, swimming and more eating.

Judy Hu, Director of Community Relations

I remember this one time after I introduced myself, someone excitedly said “Oh my god, Sooyoung is the name of the girl who appears in Rush Hour!” I had to look her up, and we had the same name but her name was spelled differently and she was a Chinese character whereas I’m Korean.

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