Memory Community, founded on April 25th, 2011 in Washington, USA, is a borderless, 501(c)(3) nonprofit

Volunteers

Deborah Rivera: Deborah is a Registered Nurse, Zen practitioner, nature lover, and writes poetry.

Stacey Klinzman: Stacey has a Juris Doctor degree from Seattle University School of Law, Washington, USA.

Contributing Musicians

Bert Master: Bert is a Czech composer and lyricist. He has a master’s degree in Composition from AMU (Academy of Performing Arts in Prague). His professors were classmates of his father, who studied with Alois Haba.

Zack Start: Zack is a British composer. He has a Creative Sound Design degree from the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, UK.

Jeff A. Bauman: A multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter, lyricist, poet.

Coordinator in Taiwan 

Isabella Chou: Isa has a master’s degree in Slavic Studies at Graduate Institute of European Studies, Tamkang University. In 2011, she interned at Center of Resources for the Blind, Tamkang University and at General Information Office, Executive Yuan, Republic of China. In 2009, she volunteered at Summer Deaflympics held in Taipei as an interpreter. Now she serves as Associate Administrator at Planning & Promotion Division of Science & Technology Policy Research and Information Center, National Applied Research Laboratories in Taiwan.

Website Advisor 

Eric Tsai: Eric has been an IT professional for over three decades. A cat lover and an advocate for humanity and the environment, Eric urges his fellow web users to join him in promoting civil discourse.

Website Consultant

Ray Hayes: Ray spent 13 years working at Microsoft on the Group Policy/MDM teams working in policy management and the delivery of security settings in enterprises. He continues to work in that area outside of Microsoft. He started in software in 1981 working on the DEC VAX/VMS platform, then moved to PCs writing applications in Powersoft and Borland tools. Those tools eventually needed web sites to publish their information, so he taught himself HTML and the ColdFusion product line as well as Java Applications and used those skills in the real estate, cellular telephone, non-profit, and consulting industries.

Financial Director

Arthur Tseng: Arthur has a strong ability in collaborating and interacting with key stakeholders from large cap C-suite executives to family business investors. He is experienced in project management and the entire negotiation process of the deal continuum and broader M&A integration phase. He worked for Deloitte and Ernst & Young and is a qualified chartered certified actuary; also, a qualified corporate finance professional from Harvard University.

Founder/Director 

Deyung Chou: Also known as DeYoung Zhou, Yankee Zhou, Zhou Yanz, or simply Yankee Zhou Yanz, is a veteran in film/video production, criticism, and education. He has a master’s degree in Cinema Studies from New York University, and wrote, directed many award-winning works before moving from Taiwan to the USA in 2010. His subject matter, fiction or non-fiction, always revolves around his characters’ emotional state-of-being or warm mortality. A concise list of Deyung’s credits can be looked up at FILMOGRAPHY and FURTHER and Yankee Zhou on IMDb.

Special Mention: The Founder/Director had an Executive Assistant, Tabitha, a Calico cat, to keep his office peaceful and productive. She passed away on April 19, 2019. We miss and appreciate her service tremendously.

Advisory Board    click to view.