Linda Phan, Executive Director
Linda Phan is the Executive Director Asian Family Support Services of Austin. A major component of her work is focused on Systems Advocacy and working with institutions to develop best practices around responding to the needs of immigrant survivors of violence. Her professional and volunteer work with gender-based violence spans 15 years. Prior to her position at AFSSA, she was the volunteer and communications manager for the Texas Advocacy Project, a statewide legal agency for survivors of violence.
She has served on the Public Policy Committee for the Texas Council on Family Violence providing guidance on legislative issues affecting survivors, served as an advisor to the National Domestic Violence Hotline, appointed as Chair to the City of Austin Commission on Immigrant affairs, and recently appointed as a White House Commissioner for the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian and Pacific Islanders by President Obama.