Staff and Board of Directors

Employees of Asian Family Support Services of Austin, or AFSSA (formerly SAHELI)
For the Safety of our staff and clients, AFSSA does not publicly reveal the identities of our direct service staff members. However, we are providing a list of community-building staff members who interact with the public.

Executive Director: Linda Phan

AFSSA Board of Directors (2015)
AFSSA is always looking for dynamic leaders in the community to help us achieve our mission. We seek members who are familiar with governance within staffed non-profit agencies, who have an interest in eradicating domestic violence in the Asian community and who would be a dynamic voice for the agency.  If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Board Member, please email Linda Phan.


JoEllen Clark, President

Mussadaq Muhammad, Treasurer

Shalini Komarla, Secretary

Ryan Barden

Sara Kim

Ketan U. Kharod

Nahid Khataw

Anita Lakshman

Charles Lu

Liane Noble