Presentation on theme: "Seventh Annual NaSEA /ANMA Joint Convention at Atlanta September 3-5, 2011 Archana Kattel, Ph.D. President, FNA A Statewide Organization Established and."— Presentation transcript:
Seventh Annual NaSEA /ANMA Joint Convention at Atlanta September 3-5, 2011 Archana Kattel, Ph.D. President, FNA A Statewide Organization Established and Registered in 1992 in the State of Florida, USA.
Florida Nepal Association (FNA) The objectives: To promote close relations with other similar associations in North America To promote close cooperation and friendship people residing in Florida and the neighboring states. To promote educational, charitable, social, and cultural activities.
Florida Nepal Association (FNA) Past Presidents: Mr. Tirtha Mali First President 1992-1996 Mr. Rajeeb Lamsal 1996-1998 Mr. Ajay Satyal 1998-2000 Dr. Dharma Acharya 2000-2002 Dr. Bijaya Kattel 2002- 2004 Dr. Khusi Ram Tiwari 2004-2006 Mr. Sundar Joshi 2006- 2008 Mr. Sanjaya Bajrachrya 2008-2010 Historic Day in FNA October 30, 2010 first woman president elected in the18-year history of the Organization.
President Archana Kattel, Ph.D. Vice president Radha Mali General secretary Nabin Sapkota, Ph.D. Treasurer Rajesh Ghimire Information secretary Jhanak Thapalia Present Executive Committee (2010 -2012): Members-at Large Mr. Binod chalise Dr. Jay P Shah Mrs. Radha Weeder Mr. Raju Tamrakar Mr. Sailesh Parajuli Nepal Study Forum Co-ordinator Mr. Niraj Shrestha
To incorporate all voices and suggestions to make our community stronger and united. Develop a sense of unity TEAM = Together Everybody Achieves More – motto of the association to move entire community forward as a common group. FNA by-laws Amendment after 18 years Actions and Activities
Organize programs within FNA and participate in other regional organizations programs to take the FNA forward and to the broader spectrum. Expanding the programs/activities that will be beneficial and interesting to our community. Nepal Study Forum
Programs of FNA –Nepal Study Forum The avenue to reach everyone in the community Upcoming: Everest and meMr. Dev Bhandary & Mr.Sunder Joshi Acupressure therapy Mr. Gunanidhi Ghimire Trading Health: Plants, Medicine, Conservation and the Poor in Nepal Dr. Mary Cameron Personal finance Management Mr. Chandan Shrestha & Mr. Dev Bhandary Interaction with Entrepreneurs from our (Nepali) Community “Conscious Discipline” for Children
Include everyone in the community, regardless of age, sex and background. Outreach to all Nepali living in Florida and beyond to involve them in the activities that will benefit all, regardless of age, sex, and background. Organize programs that will be chosen by and beneficial to the youth FNA members can interact with one another for their needs and obtain advice Guiding Principles
Develop and establish a Nepalese network in Florida for our community, where community members can interact with one another for their need and advice. Development of the programs which will be benefitting in Nepal. Scholarship, book donations Health care (nutrition educations)
FNA Supported Projects Chhetrapati Free Clinic Samrita Lohani fund School Project (Shree Sankhadevi High School in Nuwakot District) Haiti Earthquake victims Sports (Florida Chautari Team) Young scholars