MaiChong Xiong

Mai Chong Xiong is the chair of TakeAction Minnesota’s board and a leader with TakeAction’s Change Team and PAC. She also serves on TakeAction’s Executive Committee and Finance Committee. Previous campaigns she has been on include winning Hmong American Day in Minnesota and defeating both the Voter Restriction and Marriage Amendments. She currently works as a Legislative Aide to Saint Paul’s first-elected Hmong American Council Member, Dai Thao. While serving as legislative aide, Mai Chong helped win the strongest Earned Sick and Safe Time ordinance in the nation in St. Paul, removed police officers from St. Paul’s Civilian Review Board, and took on tobacco corporations for targeting youth of color. Mai Chong was elected to the Board of Directors as an individual member in 2013 and Board Chair in 2016.