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About Hung

 
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Background

 

Hung Wei was born and raised in Taiwan. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from National Taiwan University majoring in Foreign Languages and Literature.  Hung went to study at UCLA in 1979 and earned a Master’s degree in Teaching English as a Second Language. After graduating from UCLA, she moved to the Bay Area with her husband Ta-Wei Chien in 1981, residing first in West San Jose, then moving into Cupertino in 1990. Hung enjoys many activities in life.  She loves to read, watch old TV series, play mah-jong and bridge with friends, and make hand-strung jewelry.  She line dances once a week and tries to play as much golf as her schedule allows. 

 
 

Awards

Proven Leadership

With 11 years of public service and 20+ years of community involvement, Hung has proven to be an effective leader, listening to all perspectives, communicating with compassion, making policies that are fair to all concerned, while at the same time, she has the courage to make positive changes. The following are just some of the accomplishments during her tenure as a School Board Member:

1) Developed respectful and collaborative relationship with all three unions

2) Maintained profit-sharing model to ensure fair distribution of resources

3) Ensured fiscal health of the District through financial crisis with no cuts or layoffs

4) Added lighting to athletic fields at Homestead, Lynbrook, and Monta Vista High Schools to enhance student outdoor learning experiences

5) Resolved a highly contentious issue of Lynbrook High School declining enrollment by establishing a district-wide Citizens Advisory Committee

6) Developed Professional Learning Community among subject- alike teachers

7) Starting Fall 2018, successfully implemented a district-wide late start time at 8am for the benefit of student well-being

8) Engaged a responsible and respectful approach to the curricular requirement for Sex Education that included parent input and parent education

9) Currently overseeing a highly successful and fiscally responsible bond effort that has built and updated school facilities in all five high schools

Volunteer Work

  • Board Member, Fremont Union High Schools Foundation

  • Board Member, Northwest YMCA

  • Board Member, Asian American Parent Association

  • Member and Past President (2014-15), the Rotary Club of Cupertino

  • Member, EMQ Auxiliary serving Uplift Family Services

  • Adviser, student-led publication “Verdadera” at Monta Vista High School

  • Scrip Fundraising for annual Monta Vista High School Senior-All-Night-Party