MEET NELVIN

NELVIN ADRIATICO

I came to this country with almost nothing, but through determination and hard work, I laid down my roots here and built a successful career. Since coming to this country many years ago, I have been a firm believer in the American Dream. As a husband, father, business owner and a community advocate, I have been blessed by the promise of that Dream and in-turn want to pay forward so I can continue to serve my community in a formal capacity.

As an immigrant I know the struggle and the hardships of coming to a country you’re not familiar with. I want to serve and empower our community to have a voice, to be better and realized that American Dream is “real” and achievable through work hard and determination. We just need to grasp the opportunity given by being engaged, being involved and learned how to participate in the community because REPRESENTATION matters.

Growing up, my Mother used to tell me, “If you want to make a change, be part of the change. You can’t complain and expect something to happen”. That became paramount for me and became very active in joining different organizations and volunteering since I was a little. I have always advocated that REPRESENTATION matters, we cannot continue to be silent and be on the sideline especially if we want to take a stand and fight for what we believe in. We must secure a seat at the table!

My bi-cultural background and focus on community collaboration and engagement has led me to several volunteer opportunities and leadership roles including: Chairman – La Rosa Multicultural Family Services; Board Member of HISD-Asian Advisory Council; Co-Chairman of Houston’s Mayor Advisory of the New Americans and Refugees; Past President – Asian Pacific American Heritage Association (APAHA); Past President – Houston Royal Oaks Lions Club Foundation (HROLCF); Board Chairman of The Alliance Multicultural Community Services; Past President of Asian Pacific American for Public Affairs (APAPA), Vice President of Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA); and Past Chairman of Philippine American Chamber of Commerce-Texas to name a few. . I have organized several programs and projects like; Annual Back to School, Health Fair and Business Expo for the past 12 years, Adopt a Mom, Adopt a Family Christmas Program for 11yrs, Alief Health Fair, Mission and Vision Hope for Lions Club, Calamity and Relief Effort for Disaster and Impacted community to name a few.

I have been serving as a Board member to three (3) Political organizations namely; 80-20 Asian American PAC; Philippine American Coalition of Texas (PACT), and Filipino American Coalition for Empowerment (FACE). I have also volunteered to help with fundraising and block-walking with our two past Mayoral candidates namely; Anise Parker and Sylvester Turner, the first time he ran. I have attended two Candidate Leadership Trainings for Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) in Houston and Washington DC, and just recently became an graduate of the Victory Fund Institute Candidate Campaign and Leadership Training last April. I am currently volunteering and doing Voters Registration with PACT to increase voter turnout of Hispanic and Asian Americans in District J because of its historical lower voter turnout every election.

He is married to Avinash S. Thadhani and they have a son name AJ who is currently a Junior at the University of Houston major in Political Science. Besides his passion for community service, He enjoys cooking Filipino food, singing, dancing and animals. The family has a rescue dog named Bella.

Adriatico, is the recipient of the Asian Chamber of Commerce Community  Ambassador Award, Fresh Spirit Wellness Legacy Unsung HERO Award, Lions Club Jack Wiech Fellow Award and Texas Association of Realtors Community HERO Neighborhood Award.

NELVIN ADRIATICO

I came to this country with almost nothing, but through determination and hard work, I laid down my roots here and built a successful career. Since coming to this country many years ago, I have been a firm believer in the American Dream. As a husband, father, business owner and a community advocate, I have been blessed by the promise of that Dream and in-turn want to pay forward so I can continue to serve my community in a formal capacity.

As an immigrant I know the struggle and the hardships of coming to a country you’re not familiar with. I want to serve and empower our community to have a voice, to be better and realized that American Dream is “real” and achievable through work hard and determination. We just need to grasp the opportunity given by being engaged, being involved and learned how to participate in the community because REPRESENTATION matters.

Growing up, my Mother used to tell me, “If you want to make a change, be part of the change. You can’t complain and expect something to happen”. That became paramount for me and became very active in joining different organizations and volunteering since I was a little. I have always advocated that REPRESENTATION matters, we cannot continue to be silent and be on the sideline especially if we want to take a stand and fight for what we believe in. We must secure a seat at the table!

My bi-cultural background and focus on community collaboration and engagement has led me to several volunteer opportunities and leadership roles including: Chairman – La Rosa Multicultural Family Services; Board Member of HISD-Asian Advisory Council; Co-Chairman of Houston’s Mayor Advisory of the New Americans and Refugees; Past President – Asian Pacific American Heritage Association (APAHA); Past President – Houston Royal Oaks Lions Club Foundation (HROLCF); Board Chairman of The Alliance Multicultural Community Services; Past President of Asian Pacific American for Public Affairs (APAPA), Vice President of Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA); and Past Chairman of Philippine American Chamber of Commerce-Texas to name a few. . I have organized several programs and projects like; Annual Back to School, Health Fair and Business Expo for the past 12 years, Adopt a Mom, Adopt a Family Christmas Program for 11yrs, Alief Health Fair, Mission and Vision Hope for Lions Club, Calamity and Relief Effort for Disaster and Impacted community to name a few.

I have been serving as a Board member to three (3) Political organizations namely; 80-20 Asian American PAC; Philippine American Coalition of Texas (PACT), and Filipino American Coalition for Empowerment (FACE). I have also volunteered to help with fundraising and block-walking with our two past Mayoral candidates namely; Anise Parker and Sylvester Turner, the first time he ran. I have attended two Candidate Leadership Trainings for Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) in Houston and Washington DC, and just recently became an graduate of the Victory Fund Institute Candidate Campaign and Leadership Training last April. I am currently volunteering and doing Voters Registration with PACT to increase voter turnout of Hispanic and Asian Americans in District J because of its historical lower voter turnout every election.

He is married to Avinash S. Thadhani and they have a son name AJ who is currently a Junior at the University of Houston major in Political Science. Besides his passion for community service, He enjoys cooking Filipino food, singing, dancing and animals. The family has a rescue dog named Bella.

Adriatico, is the recipient of the Asian Chamber of Commerce Community  Ambassador Award, Fresh Spirit Wellness Legacy Unsung HERO Award, Lions Club Jack Wiech Fellow Award and Texas Association of Realtors Community HERO Neighborhood Award.

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