Filipino American Assumes Leading Role in Clinton Campaign

 Jason Tengco (Photo by Albert Lu)

Jason Tengco (Photo by Albert Lu)

Jason Tengco, who served as deputy director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI), is now the Clinton campaign's AAPI outreach director, replacing Lisa Changadveja who took a position with the Democractic Party in Colorado. Tengco was part of the White House Office of Public Engagement and managed the first-ever White House Summit on AAPIs. He has also worked for the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance and was an Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies fellow for U.S. Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA). More from NBCNews.com.