Ze Min Xiao (Zee) directs the Mayor’s Office for New Americans in Salt Lake County, which under her leadership became the first county in the nation to achieve certification as a Welcoming Community. She co-founded the Utah Asian Chamber of Commerce and the Utah Asian Charitable Foundation, and is an appointed member of the Governor’s Multi-cultural Commission and Refugee Advisory Board. She is on the board of directors for the Children's Center and co-founded social-enterprise programs including New Roots of Utah and Spice Kitchen Incubator. Zee holds a Master of Art in Community Leadership from Westminster College.