She is a native of Washington, DC. Her parents were born in Toisan, China. In 2012, she became Vice President of the Moy Family Association. In 2015, she became President and Board Director to present. In 1977, she graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising Design. In 1982, she was President and owner of Inkwell, Inc. a design and calligraphy studio in Washington, DC. For 39 years, her studio specializing in elegant resolutions and awards for associations, government, and the private sector. She was also sales director and art director.
In 1979, Evelyn enlisted in the Naval Reserve and in 1987, she received a Direct Commission in the Naval Reserve as a Public Affairs Officer. She served 31 years and held numerous leadership positions. She graduated from the Naval War College with a Diploma and Master of Arts Degree in National Security and Strategic Studies. She retired at the rank of full commander. In 2018, Evelyn advocated heavily with the Chinese American Citizens Alliance, sponsor of the Chinese American WWII Veterans Congressional Gold Medal Act (CAWW2). For her efforts, the National Moy Association awarded her their first Outstanding Achievement Award. Evelyn was selected for the CAWW2 Medal’s Design Team.
She is married to Colonel William D. Garner, PhD USAF (Retired). They sponsor the Garner-Moy named scholarships at the Red River Valley Fighter Pilots Association and the Distinguished Flying Cross Society. Evelyn speaks Hoisanhua and is currently studying Mandarin.
A native Washingtonian. Born in Washington, D.C. and grew up in DC's Chinatown.
A real estate broker, agent and investor for over 30 years. President and Board Director of the DC Moy Family Association. Active with MFA for over 40 years since his father's passing in 1980, who was a co-founder of DC Moy Association in the 1960's. Associated with CYC - Chinese Youth Club, Lion Dance Team and Basketball Group for almost 60 years. Currently resides in Maryland and enjoys traveling, basketball and pickleball.
He was born in 1943 in his father's laundry in segregated Washington, DC and grew up working in the laundry while attending DC public schools. After graduating in 1961 from Western High School, now Duke Ellington, he went to George Washington University and got his mechanical engineering degree in June 1965, and later in 2007, he and his wife, Marcia Mau, established the Frank Moy and Marcia Mau engineering scholarship. After graduation he went to work as a GS 5 engineer at the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) in the NAVSEA program office for patrol boats. Because of the Vietnam war, he was quickly promoted from GS 5 to GS 13 in four and a half years. After 30 years at NAVSEA, he retired early at age 53, as a GS 15, which is the civilian equivalent to a navy captain or an army colonel. When he started at NAVSEA, there was only one Asian GS 15. When he retired, there were three Asian GS 15s, including him.
After he retired, he joined DC Moy Family Association (MFA) where his brother James Moy, was a past president. Since 1997, he has been a member, vice-president, president and now a director. In the early 2000s, he and his brother started the MFA annual picnic and with David Moy, then president, started the MFA annual Chinese New Year dinner. At the first MFA dinner there were only three tables at the Good Fortune restaurant in Wheaton, MD. Later, the MFA dinner grew to 17 tables and the MFA took over the restaurant.
In October 2007, as president, DC MFA hosted a two-day meeting, attended by members from Chicago, New York, Boston and Florida because DC MFA had been inactive for many years. In 2008 he went to Chicago for the MFA national convention and in 2011 he went to Boston for the MFA national convention, which are held every three years. MFA national headquarters is in Chicago Chinatown, where MFA was started. In 2022 he wrote the history of DC MFA.
Calvin was born in Washington, DC and raised in Silver Spring, MD. He earned his BS in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University, and an MS in Aerospace Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He did coursework in the MBA program at the University of Texas in Arlington.
He specialized in thermodynamics and thermal engineering, and later in his career worked in satellite contamination control. He worked on aircraft, missiles, satellites and thermal components. His activities included thermal modelling and analysis of the U.S. Space Shuttle nose cone and wing leading edges, thermal systems engineering and integration for the International Space Station during the early design phase, and the design, development, integration and testing of thermal protection for satellites.
Calvin's volunteer experiences include preparing tax returns at no cost for low income working families at the Denver Asset Building Coalition, and in his last season, he was the volunteer coordinator. He was politically active for a brief period when he was a Colorado House District Chair and worked on the campaign staffs of a candidate for County Commissioner and of a candidate for US Congress. He also volunteered to maintain and build hiking trails in county and state parks. He enjoys hiking, travel and gardening. As an avid runner, he ran and completed the Marine Corps Marathon when he was 41 years old.
Grant was born in Chicago, raised in San Francisco, and lives in Bethesda, Maryland. He graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and received his law degree from the University of San Francisco.
Upon graduation, he moved to Washington and began his legal career as a trial attorney in the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. After several years in Washington, he returned to San Francisco and worked as a litigation attorney in a San Francisco law firm. He then returned to the federal government as chief counsel in the San Francisco office, and then chief counsel in the western region, of the Small Business Administration. While with SBA, Grant returned to Washington as Special Assistant to the Deputy Administrator and then moved to another federal agency when he was appointed as General Counsel for the Government Printing Office (now called the Government Publishing Office). After serving in that post, he worked as a supervising attorney for the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation before retiring from the federal government. He then returned to the private sector as General Counsel and Director of Human Resources for a government contractor in Arlington, Virginia. After working in Virginia for several years, he again returned to public service, this time serving as Deputy General Counsel for the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs, then transferring to the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, where he served as a senior trial attorney until his retirement in 2014. Grant is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia, Maryland, and California.
Perry Moy was born in Washington, D.C. and graduated from Dunbar High School. However, he has lived and worked throughout the United States, including New York, California, Florida, Texas and Virginia. He also worked in Russia for five years.
He has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Maryland and an MBA from The George Washington University. Now retired, he was a Certified Public Accountant and was employed in various positions as chief financial officer, controller, auditor and other management roles for over 40 years. He was honorably discharged from the United States Marine Corps in 1975, having served for two years on active duty and four years in the USMC Reserves. Perry Moy currently lives in Northern Virginia.
Rick comes from the Florida Moy's/Mui's. A U.S. Navy Veteran, Rick graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (Class of 2003) with a degree in Weapons and Systems Engineering and served 10.5 years as a Surface Warfare Officer. In the corporate world, Rick has experience in manufacturing and logistics from PepsiCo/Frito Lay and management consulting from Accenture.
Education: Rick graduated from the Naval Postgraduate School with a Master's in Information Warfare Systems Engineering, a Master of Business Administration from Emory's Goizueta Business School, he is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, and a ICAgile Certified Professional.
Wellington Moy (Moy Fu Kun) is a native of Washington, DC. He attended Seaton Elementary School, Jefferson Junior High School, and Western High School. After graduating, he joined the US Army in 1969 and attended 3 months of basic training at Ft. Bragg, NC before heading to Vietnam. His Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) was in the Signal Corps and Transportation Management. Wellington served two tours of duty in Saigon with the Army 101st Airborne Division doing search and seizure reconnaissance missions.
He has been a member of the Moy Family Association in DC since he was a child due to his father, Hamm Moy, who was one of the original founders of the Moy Building in Chinatown. His father served in WWII and owned Veterans Market in Chinatown. His grandfather is Ngook Moy.
For over 30 years, he assisted as a vital part of the Moy Building Committee Team taking care of the plumbing, heating, bathrooms, and interior infrastructure whenever asked.
He helped with the annual Moy Chinese New Year banquets. In 2016 and 2017, he created fun and excitement at the Moy Banquets which were sold out and a huge hit. He attended the Moy picnics and cookouts. He has been an active member with the Chinese Youth Club (CYC) lion dance troupe for close to 50 years.
Wellington is a member of the Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter 641 and the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) in Montgomery County, MD. He enjoys playing pool and getting together with family and friends
Vicky was born in Guangzhou, China, and came to the U.S. with her family at the age of 9. She recently graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park, with a Bachelor of Science degree, and is pursuing a PharmD degree at UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.
In 2017, she participated in the Pacific Miss Asian Alliance Beauty Pageant and won First Runner-Up. Since then, she has emceed and performed at many cultural celebrations and festivals, modeled at cultural festivals, and worked as the pageant coordinator. This gave her many opportunities to experience new things as she played different roles in giving back to the community and raising cultural awareness. In 2018, Vicky became a Public Relations board member of the Young Musical Scholars Foundation to help aspiring musical scholars and provide them with scholarships. In her free time, she enjoys singing, playing instruments, and modeling.
Le’ah was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Le’ah’s father, John Moy Sr., was born in Guangzhou, China and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He is a member of the Chicago Moy Family Association as well as the DC Moy Association. Le’ah’s mother was born in Chicago, Illinois.
Le’ah moved to Georgia in 2002 and received her bachelor’s degree in Legal Studies. She moved to Maryland in 2019. She is a business immigration paralegal. She is married to Naor Lugassi and has three children: Zachary, Joshua, and Dylan.
Gar On was born in Guangzhou, China and moved to the U.S. when he was 11. His maternal and paternal grandmothers were Moy. He graduated from the University of South Florida, where he was the President of the Chinese Student Association, in 1982 with an Industrial Engineering degree. Immediately he was employed by the U.S. Army as a civilian engineer. In his 34 years with the Army, he worked on many weapon systems including the M109A6 Paladin self-propelled howitzer, the Bradley Fighting Vehicle, and the High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems currently used in the Ukraine-Russia War. Gar On also has a master's degree in engineering management from Florida Institute of Technology. He was certified as a Subject Matter Expert in Information Assurance for standalone and connected trainer weapon systems. He also was a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. Finally, he was an alumnus of the prestigious 2011 Excellence in Government Fellows (EIGF) program.
Gar On retired in 2016, along with his wife, to become “hands on grandparents” to their two adorable grandkids. He met Aunt Evelyn Moy at a wedding in 2019 and accepted an invitation to join the MFA DC. His interests are stamp and trading card collections and collecting old coins and currency. He loves to read and write about the past and share his thoughts about the present/future.
He was responsible for translating the Moy Family (Clan) Blue Book from Chinese to English. Using those translations, he developed The Genealogy of the Moy Shee Clan, writing, editing and compiling stories from MFA members. The Redbook was published in March 2023 and registered with the US Library of Congress.
I'm passionate about our Moy Family Association, community and culture. I would like to help our Moy families achieve happiness and goals. I can help with financial education, mentoring and sharing experiences and talent.
I'm a Chicago native, the eighth child of nine, and I have two daughters in college. I started my career programming for AT&T Bell Labs when I was 14 years old. I have a computer science degree from DePaul University. I work for a global 200 company where I win contracts and lead sales, delivery and operations.
I'm entrepreneurial, having co-founded and sold an internet company in 1998. I am a licensed certified financial professional, and I have Digital, Cloud, SAP and Oracle certifications. I'm a past associate board member of the Chinese American Service League (CASL), a social services agency in Chicago. I volunteer as a founder and teacher for children. I teach children the skills needed for the 21st century as a volunteer with non-profits Girlswhocode, TechGirlz, and Technovation Challenge. I enjoy scuba diving, hiking and travel.
Mark Lee’s family history is American born Scottish-Chinese. His ancestors are Lee and Pringle from his father’s side, and Wong and Moody from his mother’s side. Mark’s great-great uncle was Tom Lee ( Wong Ah-Ling ). He was in charge of the On-Leong Tong in New York City’s Chinatown in the late 1800s’.
Mark’s parents sent him to three different Chinese schools during his teen years. With this education and training, Mark is teaching and passing on his rich Chinese heritage and knowledge to the next generation, which includes various styles of Kung-Fu, Qi-Gong 氣功, and Tai-Chi 太極 , as well as Lion, Dragon, Happy Buddha, and Kei-Lun 麒麟& traditional ribbon dance routines.
He has hosted several Zoom presentations for the DC MOY's to share his vast knowledge of Chinese culture. Mark is also an avid collector of ancient weapons and theater costumes. Mark resides in Girard, Ohio where he owns a martial arts studio.