April 24, 2017

Leadership Board Candidate Jim Spear

Interested in:
ExCom Positions: Treasurer
At-Large Board Member: Advisor, Member At-Large
Based in: Beijing

My name is Jim Spear, 萨洋 in Chinese. I'm a designer and sustainable tourism business person based in Mutianyu Village near the Great Wall who has lived in China since 1986. Before coming to China I earned degrees at UC Berkeley and served in the U.S. Army. I have been married to Liang Tang for 35 years and we have two adult daughters, Lauren and Emily, who now live in New York. I am a registered voter in Arizona. Democrats Abroad is working toward a more inclusive society that respects and protects the rights and interests of the vast majority of American citizens and residents. This includes supporting diversity. Our party also believes in stewarding our home, this planet Earth, with policies that protect the environment and limit human-caused climate change. I feel that participation in an organized political party with these decent principles is a way I can help make a difference. I would be honored to have the chance to serve as a member of the Leadership Board here in China and if elected I will do my best to be accessible, to keep an open mind, and to be active. Because of my business experience I think I could also make a contribution on the Executive Committee in the role of Treasurer. I am proud to be a Democrat and I ask you to support me for the Board. Thank you. EMAIL