Khanh Vu

Executive Director
Khanh and his family immigrated to the USA from Vietnam during the Vietnam conflict. His family found their way to Colorado. He graduated from John F. Kennedy High School, a Denver Public School.

Khanh graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with a degree in chemical engineering and 3 minors: McBride Honors Program in Public Affairs, Latin American Specialization and Environmental Science.

Matt Diaz

Collegiate Program Coordinator
Born and raised as a Colorado native, Matt knows that there is greatness in everyone waiting to be released. Matt has spent his whole life passionate about health, fitness and helping others achieve their goals. After graduating from Colorado School of Mines in EE, Matt started his own legal services and identity theft protection business with LegalShield, where changing lives is the main focus of his team. Matt brings 10 years of personal and organizational leadership experience to SASE.

Jessica Moy

National Conference Coordinator
Jessica Moy was introduced to SASE by her husband, Clifton. Jessica received her B.A. in International Studies, Japan focus, at Colorado State University, and her M.A. in International Studies, China focus, at the University of Denver.  Her previous jobs have included being a Coordinator for International Relations on the Japan Exchange Teaching (JET) Program and being an Outreach Coordinator for the University of Colorado - Boulder's Program for Teaching East Asia. When she is not working with SASE's outstanding volunteers to help coordinate the national conference, she enjoys spending time with Clifton and their one-year-old son, Jacob.

rolland huie

Information Technology Coordinator
Rolland Huie serves as the Information Technology Coordinator. He has been working in the information systems field for twenty years. During this time, he has held a number of leadership roles working as a designer, an information systems manager, content manager, a consultant, and as a trainer. He did his undergraduate work at The University of Texas at Austin. He has held positions with Procter & Gamble and Jones Lang LaSalle. He brings his depth of experience, technical skills and management capabilities to develop the administration and marketing operations of SASE. Rolland enjoys everything about food and learning new technologies/methods.

jennifer colson

Office Manager
Jennifer joined SASE as its first full time Office Manager in August, 2014. She brings more than 12 years of non-profit administration and organizational management experience to the team. Jennifer holds a BS and a MS in Environmental Horticultural Science from the University of Florida. In graduate school she also minored in Non-Profit Administration with a key focus on public budgeting and finance. She has served as an Executive Director of a non-profit botanical garden, a Major Gifts Director for a national non-profit foundation, and a Program Director for an environmentally focused non-profit organization. Her goal as a new member of the SASE team is to help bring the organization to the next level. 

Richard Nguyen

Human Resource Chair
Richard Nguyen​ ​is an alumni of the Colorado School of Mines with a Bachelor's of Science in Mechanical Engineering is currently​ ​a master's student studying Mechanical Engineering.​ At the Colorado School of Mines, Richard was heavily involved with the Multicultural Engineering Program, participating and holding leadership positions with other collegiate professional organizations such as AISES, SHPE, NSBE, and before SASE, the Professional Asian Society of Engineers and Scientists (PASES). Within SASE, Richard has previously served as a chapter president of the Colorado School of Mines, a regional coordinator and manager of the SASE West Region,​ ​National Conference assistant​ ​programming manager,​ ​and is currently the human resources chair of SASE National. Richard is an avid gamer and enjoys working on automobiles.

janet blancett

National Conference Chair
Janet Blancett is a chemical engineer with 28 years of experience in the downstream side of the oil and gas industry. She has served in various design, operating and consulting roles in petroleum refining, supply and distribution, and most recently process safety at Shell. Blancett received her bachelor of science in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma. She is the committee chair for the national conference. She serves on behalf of Shell because the company values SASE’s ability to attract top technical talent from universities and among recent graduates.


National Conference Assistant Chair
Originally from the Greater Philadelphia Area in Pennsylvannia, Keith graduated from Drexel University in the 5 year/3 Co-op program with a B.S is Biological Sciences.  Having worked in healthcare and the medical device industry for his co-op internships, he now works with Eurofins Group at a pharmaceutical campus in West Point, PA as a Assay Life Cycle Specialist dealing with project management. His experiences with SASE has been over 2 years now as the founding VP of the Drexel SASE chapter serving as the National Conference host in Philadelphia '13 & '14 working in the Logistics Committee. Now a part of SASE HR in Internal Communications he looks forward in helping lead the National Conference again in Houston TX 2015.