Vasu Behara                                                                      Vasu Behara IMG_0390

AVEY Board Chair

Vasu is a Staff Attorney with the State Bar of Texas, Legal Access Division.  From case inception through appeal, he focuses his legal expertise on resolving business disputes for individuals, business entities, legal professionals, and insurers in our state’s courts.  Vasu graduated from the University of Texas School of Law with honors in 2005 and moved back to his home town to serve as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Ricardo H. Hinojosa in McAllen, Texas.  He is involved in various diversity initiatives through the State Bar of Texas as an appointed Committee Member of the State Bar’s Standing Committee on Diversity in the Profession. He has also been a mentor through Austin Partners in Education for the last three years to a student who is now attending 6th grade.

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Susan Moffat
Community Volunteer

Community Volunteer. A former journalist and legislative researcher, Susan Moffat is a seasoned community activist focusing primarily on issues related to education, equity and the local economy. She is the current Education Chair of Liveable City, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, and is a founding member of Save Texas Schools. A strong proponent of the arts, Moffat served on the steering committee of the Kennedy Center’s Any Given Child initiative and currently chairs the Austin Creative Classroom Fund. She is married to Nick Barbaro, founder and publisher of the Austin Chronicle; they are the parents of an AISD graduate.


Richard Jung                                                                  

Partner, Jung Ko, PLLC

Richard Jung graduated from Vanderbilt University with a BA in Philosophy and received his JD from the Columbus School of Law at the Catholic University of America. He has held positions ranging from Assistant Director for Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs for the District of Columbia to CEO of a global sales and distribution company to the semiconductor industry.

Richard’s current community activities include:

Austin Travis County EMS Advisory Board (Appointed Board Member) Austin Sustainable Development Working Group Asian American Resource Center (Board Chair) Network of Asian American Organizations (Board Member) Austin Korean American Association of Greater Austin (Board Member) UT Austin Center for Asian American Studies Advisory Committee

Some past positions include:

2012 Austin City Charter Revision Committee (Appointed Committee Member) Austin Korean American Association of Greater Austin (Vice President) Network of Asian American Organizations (Board Member)

He has also been a speaker at a number of EOIR and Department of Justice events related to the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.

Richard’s professional memberships include: the American Bar Association (ABA), the Austin Asian American Bar Association (AAABA), and the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA). He is fluent in Korean, and dabbles in French and German.