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KATU News profiles Director Jaime Lim
Photos and Story by James Hill
Portland Community College Board member Jaime Lim was the focus of an “Everyday Hero” article on Monday’s broadcast of KATU News.
You can watch the archived broadcast by clicking here.
Lim is the publisher of The Asian Reporter newspaper and is a registered professional engineer licensed in Oregon and Washington. He has an associate’s degree in maritime science from the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy in Manila, Philippines, and a bachelor’s degree in applied science and engineering from Portland State University.
The Beaverton resident brings a wide variety of professional development experience to PCC. He is the founder of the First United Engineering, Consulting Engineers; vice president of the Pacific Northwest Minority Publishers Association; and is president of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Oregon. He is also a board member of the Asian Pacific Islander Community Improvement Association, Asian Reporter Foundation Inc., and Asiafest 2004, Asian festival.
According to the KATU profile, the Asian Reporter Foundation has given away more than $700,000 in scholarships to local students.
Lim was appointed to the PCC board in 2004. He serves Zone 6, which includes portions of southern Washington County and eastern Yamhill County.