Xiaoyan Huang is a cardiologist and Medical Director of General Cardiology at Providence Heart Institute in Portland, Oregon. She has been a member of the YAA Board of Governors since 2015, having served as chair of the Volunteer Leadership, Yale Medal and Yale Alumni Fellow Nominating committees. She served as vice chair for two years, beginning in 2020, and was named chair in 2022.
Huang has served as an alumni interviewer and in various roles at the Yale Club of Oregon & Southwest Washington — as a board member, as chair of its community service committee, and as president. Under her leadership, the club excelled at engaging alumni and community, receiving three YAA Board of Governors Excellence Awards over the years. She has traveled to China and Nicaragua with the Yale Alumni Service Corps and currently sits on its board. She was recently appointed to the Governing Council for YaleWomen.
As a Yale alumni volunteer, Huang has produced and moderated multiple in-person and virtual Yale alumni events. In 2017, she helped create the Yale Alumni Facebook Group, now with over 21,700 members around the world, for which she serves as one of the moderators; the group's administrators received a Board of Governors Leadership Award in 2019. She particularly enjoys mentoring Yale students and young alumni.