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Candidate for
Director, Western Region

Claudia Kornchaya
San Francisco

Co-Founder & COO
The bamboo Organization

Statement of Interest

My extensive operational expertise, multicultural team experience, and leadership roles, including Co-Founder & COO of The Bamboo Organization, make myself an exceptional candidate for the Western Regional Director position. My commitment to social causes, demonstrated through crisis intervention and community engagement, aligns seamlessly with the role's demands for strategic leadership and positive impact.


My diverse skill set uniquely positions myself to drive effective change and foster connections at the regional level.


Thank you for considering my candidacy for the Western Regional Director position. I am eager to bring my skills, experience, and passion for positive change to this role. I look forward to the opportunity to contribute to the success of the team and the community we serve. I am confident in my ability to lead with dedication, integrity, and a genuine commitment to making a difference. 11 I am excited about the prospect of joining your team and contributing to the continued success of the organization.


I am Claudia Kornchaya, a seasoned professional with over 10 years of experience in operations and hospitality, currently serves as the Co-Founder & COO of The Bamboo Organization. Simultaneously, I contribute my skills as a language advocate and crisis line counselor at Asian Women's Shelter. My career journey spans diverse industries, including airlines, healthcare, SF elections, and non-profit organizations, showcasing her adaptability and multicultural teamwork.


My professional roles have included serving as a Personal Assistant in Bangkok, Thailand, Inflight Services in Abu Dhabi, Airport Operations Manager at SFO, Executive Assistant for a Private Jet, and Logistics Supervisor for AMI. Volunteering as an SF Field Election Deputy and dedicating my time to crisis intervention for survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking, I am deeply committed to making a positive impact.


Beyond my career, I’m passionate about continuous learning, evident in my volunteer engagements for social causes. I have been actively involved in various initiatives, from supporting Pure Water for the World in Honduras to contributing to community efforts with Ocean Conservancy. As a board member of Thai Unity Community and a planning committee member for Thai Samakkee, Claudia extends her dedication to community building.


Claudia's bio reflects a dynamic professional with a holistic commitment to personal and societal growth, emphasizing her multifaceted contributions to both professional and volunteer endeavors.


Employment: Personal Assistant to Shayne Heffernan, Assistant to CEO to Krit Srichawla (Bangkok, Thailand);


Inflight Services(Abu Dhabi);

Airport Operations Manager(SFO);

Executive Assistant for Private Jet;

Logistics Supervisor for AMI ;

12 SF Field Election Deputy (Volunteering/Seasonal);

Language Advocate; Interpreter;

Crisis Line Counsel for Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Survivors for Asian Women Shelter,

Co-Founder & COO of The Bamboo Organization.


Volunteering Experience Preschool and Elementary School (School and Class Community Volunteer 2017 - present)

Pure Water for the World (1-week in Honduras, October 2019-21, ambassador role, create voice-over video for non-profit)

Ocean Conservancy (Bay Area community volunteer 2019, 2020,2021, 2023)


San Francisco International Airport (EOC-Emergency exercise volunteer 2019, SFO tenant retention exercise 2019)

Asian Women’s Shelter (Volunteer, Language Advocates, Interpreter, Community engagement, Fall 2020 - present)


Thai Unity Community (Board Member 2020 - Summer 2023) The Bamboo Organization (Co-Founder, COO, 2023 - present)

APEX 2023 (Volunteering with Delegates and Intrepreter November 2023)


Thai Samakkee (Planning Committee, Promotional Flyer Design, Speaker for The True Meaning of Volunteering, Mistress of Ceremonies for the event and a Co-Host | July 2023 - November 2023)

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