Eric Salcedo has been the National Field Director for APIAVote since September 2014. Previously, he served as the Asian American Liaison and Community Outreach Coordinator for the Illinois Attorney General.
For the past twenty years, Eric had been an active leader in Chicago’s Asian American community. He served on the boards of Public Allies Chicago and the Leadership Center for Asian Pacific Americans, focusing on the development of young adult leaders. In 2007, he was the field director and key strategist for an Asian-American candidate for Chicago’s City Council.
He later became a founding member of the political action committee Asian American Action Fund of Greater Chicago.