Angela Chiang

Angela Chiang

Angela Chiang is a founding member of the Asian & Latino Solidarity Alliance of Central Virginia and Asian Americans Impacting Virginia. She served two terms as a gubernatorial appointee on the Virginia Asian Advisory Board, providing input on programs affecting the Asian community. Additionally, Angela served on the Virginia State Board of Elections from 2021 to 2023, appointed by both the Governor and the Virginia legislature.

With a long-standing commitment to community advocacy, Angela has held leadership roles on numerous boards, including the Asian American Society of Central Virginia, the Organization of Chinese Americans – Central Virginia Chapter and Eastern Virginia Chapter, the Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce, the Girl Scouts of the Commonwealth, the Chesterfield Education Foundation, and the Children of the Commonwealth Benevolent Fund. She has also lent her expertise to advisory boards such as Bon Secours Virginia Healthsource, the Richmond Times-Dispatch Opinions Department Community Advisory Board, the Dominion Energy Community Advisory Board, and the CBS Channel 6 Community Advisory Council.

Angela’s contributions have been recognized by various institutions. She received the 2023 Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities’ Humanitarian Award and the 2023 OCA National’s Unsung Heroes Award. Previous accolades include the 2018 Asian Community Leader of the Year Award from the Governor’s Virginia Asian Advisory Board, the 2015 Asian Leadership Inspiration Award from the Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce, and the 2014 SWaM Dunk Award for her dedication to enhancing supplier diversity in Virginia Higher Education institutions.

Angela retired from the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity. As the Agency Director of Operations, she oversaw agency policies, staff performance, financial management, and overall programs and operations.

Angela holds a Master’s Degree in Science and is an alumna of the 2010 class of Leadership Metro Richmond Quest. Angela has held various management positions and was also a business owner for several years.