Our Leadership Team

2024 National Board Directors

  • Jay Lee (Chairperson)
  • Henry Choi (Vice Chairperson & Organization Committee Co-Chair)
  • Hyun J. Nam (Treasurer)
  • Alex Lee (Secretary)
  • Michelle Cho (Executive Director)
  • Robyn Brinkerhoff (Scholarship Committee Chair)
  • Sang Nam Lee (Nomination Committee Chair & Past NB Chair)
  • Sang Kim (Investment Committee Chair)
  • Frank Lee (Organization Committee Co-Chair & Past NB Chair)
  • Sungsu John Kang (Fundraising Committee Chair & Honorary Board Representative)
  • Leonard Kim (Past NB Chair)
  • Sun K. Shin (Fundraising Committee Adviser)
  • Gimin Kim (Program Committee Chair)
  • Gina Huh (Communication Committee Chair)
  • Suzanne Kim Doud Galli (President of ERC)
  • Michael Kang (Treasurer of ERC)
  • Inkyung Chung (President of MSRC)
  • Hannah NaYoung Kim (Treasurer of MSRC)
  • Alex Lee (Interim President of MWRC)
  • Hyuckjin Choi (Treasurer of MWRC)
  • Joann Lee (President of NERC)
  • Christine Kim (Treasurer of NERC)
  • Youngrae Shim (President of SRC)
  • Young Jin Lee (Treasurer of SRC)
  • Wonho Lee (President of SWRC)
  • Jihee Lee (Treasurer of SWRC)
  • Edward Choi (President of WRC)
  • Gloria Lee (Treasurer of WRC)

Chairperson Since 1969

Original Foundation was in Washington D.C. until 1989
YearsName
2023-2024Jay Lee, NERC
2021-2022Sang Kim, ERC
2019–2020Frank Lee, WRC
2016–2018Leonard Kim, ERC
2012–2013Sang Nam Lee, ERC
2010–2011Chung Hun Lee, SRC
2008–2009Khee Park, WRC
2006–2007K. Hongja Okim, ERC
2004–2005Il Chu Choi, MWRC
2002–2003Moon Song Oh, WRC
2000–2001Yoon Soo Park, ERC
1998–1999Yong Kun Kim, SRC
1996–1997Chunho Kim, ERC
1994–1995Keith S. Kim, WRC
1992–1993Young Whan Park, ERC
1989–1991Ung Soo Kim, ERC
1988–1989Choon Taik Suh
1986–1987Young Whan Park
1983–1985Ung Soo Kim
1981–1982Wha Young Chun
1977–1980Yo Taik Song
1974–1976John D. Yun
1969–1973Walter K. Park