Business leader Michael Chiu raises the quality and character of his community through his spirit and volunteerism. He has played an active role in Richmond for more than 30 years both through community organizations and community events. He serves on the boards of Volunteer Richmond Information Services, Richmond Chinese Community Society, Richmond Community Foundation, Tourism Richmond and the Strathcona Employment Assistance Services – all are enriched by Michael’s unfailing dedication. Seniors, new immigrants, youth and cross-cultural understanding are some of the areas in which Michael has made a difference. His commitment to the community is from the heart – he is a team player when a team player is needed; and a leader when a leader is needed.