Northern California NACD is pleased to announce that Melinda Yee Franklin was elected to their Board of Directors in December 2019.
Yee Franklin is a corporate strategist and thought leader with a sustained track record of successes. Through her various leadership roles, she has demonstrated strong expertise in board governance, risk management, strategic development, and international affairs.
In 2019, Yee Franklin was named as a Most Influential Woman in Bay Area Business by the San Francisco Business Times. She is the chair of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce. She is the immediate past Chair of the San Francisco Travel Association and sits on the Boards of the San Francisco Opera, the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, the Hong Kong Association of Northern California, Hotel Council of San Francisco, and the San Francisco/Shanghai Sister City Committee.
Since 2006, Yee Franklin has served as the Managing Director of Corporate and Government Affairs for the Western Region for United Airlines, with a broad portfolio that includes advocating on key legislation on transportation, privacy, and corporate policy issues.