Bio: Mr. Timothy Chang
Timothy Chang was born in the United States but spent his primary education years attending the Taipei American School in the 1970’s. After living in Hong Kong, he returned to the United States to attend Claremont McKenna College and California State at Sacramento, where he attained his Bachelor of Arts in Finance. He continued his education at Pepperdine University, where he received his MBA in Finance.
Timothy has extensive experience in the retail industry where he has been employed for the last twenty four years. He manages brands in greater China and Japan. He also is in the automotive distribution business in Taiwan. From 2001 to 2007, he served on the board of Chang Hwa Commercial Bank; currently, he serves on the board of Robina Finance Company, Getchee Corp, YunSan Corporation, YunSan Motors, and YS International Japan.
Timothy and his wife Shirley, a TAS alumna, class of 1988, have two sons at TAS. Nathan is in Grade 11 and Noah is in Grade 9. In addition to his role as a parent, Timothy is an active volunteer in the community serving as a TYPA coach for five years, a Cub Scout den leader for four years, a Boy Scout leader for one year, and a member of the Parent’s Advisory Committee for the Bethany School.
As a member of the TAS Board of Directors, Timothy hopes to develop and execute good school governance, thus ensuring that past board and administrations’ good work will continue for future generations of stakeholders; to provide a constructive voice on strategic issues to ensure that the TAS Administration continually strives for excellence to guarantee the reputation of TAS as the region’s top institution of English speaking schools in the world; to develop a better fund raising program for the school; and to encourage a stronger sports program that will enhance the development of student leadership qualities.