Jihee Huh

Jihee Huh

Vice Chair, PAFCO

Jihee Huh is the Vice Chair of PAFCO and Co-Founder of Pete’s Seafood where she oversees company marketing, strategic planning and new business development.


Huh serves as the Asian Pacific Islander Public Affairs Commissioner for State of California. She is also an Active Life Trustee for public radio station SCPR. Huh has served as Chair of the Board of SCPR. At Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles’ board, she has served as past Vice-Chair of the Saban Research Institute. Huh is on the NPR Foundation Board of Trustees as well as the director of The California Club.


In 2018, she joined the Executive Committee member for Human Rights Watch of Los Angeles. Huh and her husband Peter are on the US Olympic Foundation Board. She recently joined the California Community Foundation Board of Trustees. Huh is an active participant of the national organization The Council of Korean Americans. She has co-founded the Los Angeles Coalition Foundation Embrace Unity, which is a non-profit organization 501(c)(3) – supporting underserved scholars for diverse communities to learn about civic engagement and empowerment.


Educated in New York City, Huh earned a bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University. In 2012, she completed the Certificate Program at the Executive Harvard University for “Excellence in Not for Profit Governance.”


Huh was recognized in 2007 by the US Congress for her work and support on the successful passage of House Resolution 121. She and her husband Peter have established the Peter Yun Huh 1982 Scholarship Fund at Amherst College to support underserved Asian students.


Huh’s husband Peter serves on the AAAJ, Asian Americans Advancing Justice Board; The Chadwick Song Do – International School Board, in Seoul, Korea; and the Council of Korean Americans Board of Trustees.


In 2018, she was awarded the Anti-Defamation League’s Deborah Award.