Hall of Fame - 2007

Arthur Dong

Arthur Dong

  • CEO of DeepFocus Productions, Inc.
  • Dong is the Oscar- and Emmy-nominated filmmaker of such films as "Sewing Woman," about his mother's immigration to the United States from China; "Forbidden City," about Asian American nightclub performers, and "Coming Out Under Fire," an investigation of gay and lesbian soldiers during World War II
Gwen Chan

Gwen Chan

  • Interim Superintendent of Schools, San Francisco Unified School District, and former Deputy Superintendent
  • Has been recognized as the SFUSD School Master of the Year (1996), and an Outstanding Woman of the Year by the Chinese Consolidated Women's Association (2006)
  • In 1998 she was named to the World Journal's Top Ten Asians list.
Robert Harris

Robert L. Harris

  • retired Vice President of Environmental, Health, Safety, Technical and Land Services at Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E)
  • The first and only lawyer in the company's history to argue and win a case in the United States Supreme Court
  • Received the NAACP's highest legal honor, the "William Robert Ming Award" for litigating civil rights issues
  • Kappa Alpha Psi's highest honor, the "Laurel Wreath." He was named one of Ebony Magazine's 100 Most Influential Blacks in America on five different occasions
Jan Wahl

Jan Wahl

  • Film critic at KRON-TV and culture and entertainment reporter for KCBS Radio
  • Was a documentary producer, stage manager and director of ABC TV shows including "Rona Barrett's Hollywood," "The Lawrence Welk Show," "Good Morning, America" and such specials as the Oscar and Grammy telecasts
  • Won Emmy Awards for producing and writing "They Still Say I Do," a humorous documentary on the palimony case of Lee and Michelle Triola Marvin and a KRON 4 special titled "A Filmgoer's Bill of Rights."