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KEC 2016

Introduction

President : Kiran Lakshman

Native place: Bengaluru, Karnataka
Email Id: Kiran.lakshman@gmail.com
Year of arrival:
Current Location: Rockville, MD

Kaveri Involvement:
* Volunteer

Hobbies:
* Yoga

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* Front Desk and Event Coordinator


Vice President : Sreeni Thimmaiah

Native place: Bengaluru, Karnataka
Email Id: srininma@gmail.com
Year of arrival: 2001
Current Location: Herndon, VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* Active member since 2008.Involved in various types of events held in Kaveri Association

Family details:
* Spouse-Mani Sreenivas: Has performed and choreographed for various Kaveri events. Kids - Anagha Sreenivas, Aneesh Sreenivas and Anshul Sreenivas...have participated in many Kaveri cultural events and have won in many Kids competitions in Kaveri. Anagha has won the Kaveri Kala Prathibha title award at Kaveri 2012

Hobbies:
* Chess, Music and Dance, Graphic Design, Cricket, Soccer and Last but not Least "Reading and sharing jokes"

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* Continuous improvements and Optimization on CMT, Audio Visual Management, Program Management, Publicity Marketing, Fund Raising, Meetings/Communication,Food and Overall Management


Secretary: Muktha Belagutti

Native place: Davanagere, Karnataka
Email Id: belaguttis@gmail.com
Year of arrival: 1992
Current Location: Potomac Falls, VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* Volunteer

Family details:
* Satish Belagutti (Husband) Megana Belagutti (Daughter)

Hobbies:
* Cooking,reading and traveling and watching movies

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* Continuous improvements and Optimization on CMT, Program Management, Publicity Marketing, Fund Raising, Meetings/Communication


Joint Secretary: Rangaswamy Hanumantharaju (Swamy)

Native place: Bengaluru, Karnataka
Email Id: swamybhr@yahoo.com
Year of arrival: 2005
Current Location: McLean, VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* Volunteer

Family details:
* Rashmi(Wife), Tushar(son) and Nikitha (Daughter)

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* Program Co-coordinator and Website maintenance


Treasurer : Kavitha Mattikalli

Native place: Shivamoga, Karnataka
Email Id: kmattikalli@yahoo.com
Year of arrival: 1995
Current Location: Potomac, MD

Kaveri Involvement:
* Volunteering Kaveri and member for many years

Family details:
* Spouse: Nandish; Daughters: Shivani and Simran ; Son : Tarun

Hobbies:
* Badminton, Hiking, Volunteering for the good cause/community

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* Kaveri Membership & Financial Management/Cultural Programs


Joint Treasurer : Purushottam Puranik

Native place: Raichur KA
Email Id: purupuranik@gmail.com
Year of arrival: 2005
Current Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Kaveri Involvement:
* Volunteer
* KEC 2014: Front desk Coordinator

Family details:
* Chandrika Puranik (spouse), Veda Puranik (daughter), Vasudev Puranik (son) (Children)

Hobbies:
* Tennis, cricket

Activities in other organizations:
* JSS Spiritual Mission

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* Front desk,Kaveri Membership & Financial Management/Cultural Programs


Youth Committee Coordinator : Shubha Satish

Native place: Udupi, Karnataka
Email Id: sabya2000@gmail.com
Year of arrival: 1998
Current Location: Burke, VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* Active member since 2003. Participated in cultural events, and master of ceremony many times over the years. Associated with Kannada Kaliyona since day one, as well as a former teacher

Family details:
* Satish active member. Daughter: Sabya Satya, who has been a performer as well as a participant in many cultural activities and volunteer work. President of KYC 2016. Son: Shan Satya, a part of some Kaveri events

Hobbies:
* Walking, Reading, Socialising, Dancing and Volunteering

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* KYC Coordinator for the year 2016, Hoping to motivate kids to volunteer and to be the change, and inspire them to give back to the community


Youth Committee Coordinator : Chandrika Puranik

Native place: Raichur KA
Email Id: chandpuru@gmail.com
Year of arrival: 2006
Current Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Kaveri Involvement:
* Volunteer
* KEC 2014: Executive Committee Member

Family details:
* Purushottam Puranik (Husband), Veda Puranik and Vasudev Puranik (Children)

Hobbies:
* Drawing, badminton, cooking

Activities in other organizations:
* JSS Spiritual Mission

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* KYC Coordinator - Kaveri Youth activities


Executive Committee Member: Sreenidhie Eshwariah

Native place: Bengaluru, Karnataka
Email Id: shreenidhie@gmail.com
Year of arrival: 2007
Current Location: Annandale VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* 2008 - DJ, Audio Setup
* KEC 2014: Executive Committee member

Family details:
* Seema Shreenidhi (Wife),Vrushab (Son)

Hobbies:
* DJ

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* Technical Advisor, Audio/Video Management


Executive Committee Member: Ashwini Shetty

Native place: Mysore, Karnataka
Email Id: ashwinishetty@gmail.com Year of arrival: 2007
Current Location: Falls Church, VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* Volunteer

Family details:
* Spouse: Hanumant Shetty; Daughter: Lekha Shetty; Son: Aditya Shetty

Hobbies:
* Cooking, Photography, Travelling, Watching Movies

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* Volunteer as a Committee Member, Youth Activities


Executive Committee Member: Esthar Smitha

Native place: Hassan, Karnataka
Email Id: estharsmitha@gmail.com
Year of arrival: 2012
Current Location: Ashburn, VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* Member

Hobbies:
* Painting, Singing and Dancing
* Background : Bachelor of fine arts degree holder from Kalamandir School of Arts, Bangalore. Active in teaching Arts, Crafts and Clay modeling

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* Stage Decorator


Executive Committee Member: Mani Sreenivas

Native place: Bengaluru, Karnataka
Email Id: dr_malini2002@yahoo.com
Year of arrival: 2001
Current Location: Herndon, VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* Kaveri Involvement: Have been an active member of Kaveri since 2008. Have been actively involved in cultural activities at Kaveri events, by taking part, coordinating, choreographing Solo and group dances for Various Kaveri events
* Member

Family details:
* Spouse, Sreenivas Thimmaiah, kids: Anagha (daughter) , Sons: Aneesh and Anshul

Hobbies:
* Cooking, dancing, reading, listening to music

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* Helping out with Coordinating Cultural programs, and KYC activities, Volunteer as a committee member


Executive Committee Member: Jaisimha Jaithirth

Native place: Bengaluru, Karnataka
Email Id: jaisimha@chrysaalis.com
Year of arrival: 2012
Current Location: Herndon - VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* Volunteer

Family details:
* Vaishali (wife) & Yash (son)

Hobbies:
* Traveling

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* Marketing and Web Design


Executive Committee Member: Rohini Kumar

Native place: Bengaluru, Karnataka
Year of arrival: May, 2007
Email Id: rohini.ramanna@gmail.com
Current Location: Ashburn, VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* Member

Family details:
* Narendra Kumar (Spouse),Vansh Narendra Kumar (Son), Reva Narendra Kumar (Daughter)

Hobbies:
* Travelling, Dancing, Music

Major Responsibilities for year 2016:
* Program coordinator,Backstage support


Executive Committee Member: Vinayak

Native place: Hassan, Karnataka
Email Id: hsvinu@gmail.com
Current Location: Ashburn, VA
Year of Arrival: 2011

Kaveri Involvement:
* Volunteer (Marketing)

Hobbies:
* Swimming, traveling and reading

Major Resposnibilities for year 2016:
* Marketing and Stage Decoration