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KEC 2020

Introduction

President : Mahesh Mahadeva

Native place: Yelandur, Karnataka
Email Id: yelekeri@gmail.com
Year of arrival: 2001
Current Location: South Riding,VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* Member since 2006, Joint treasurer (2010), Secretary (2014), Youth Coordinator 2018). Served as the Chair for Awards and Recognition committee at Navika convention 2015. Conducted sports tournaments in Kaveri for several years like Cricket, Badminton, Golf and also Chess. Conducted dosa camp for 3 years in Kaveri picnic. As a Kannada Kaliyona teacher since 2013, involved in the enrichment of Kannada literature for the next generation. Written and directed several Kannada drama for kids. Involved in pretty much all Kaveri activities like MC, front desk, decoration, backstage, food, organizing, Kaveri kitchen, website design, membership history management, booth co-ordination etc

Family details:
* Bhagya Mahesh (Spouse), Manya and Janya (Kids)

Hobbies:
* Volleyball, Ping Pong, Cricket, Photography


Vice President : Mithri Manjunath

Native place: Davangere, Karnataka
Email Id: mythu0906@gmail.com
Year of arrival: 2000
Current Location: Vienna, VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* Member since 2008, 2010 - Executive member, 2011- joint treasure, 2012- executive comittiee member, 2014- joint secretary and participated in various cultural events like dances, dramas etc.. 2018 - Secretary

Family details:
* Manjunath (Spouse), Milan and Manya (Kids)

Hobbies:
* Cooking , gardening and watching movies


Secretary: Satish Belagutti

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

Kaveri Involvement:
* Volunteering in Kaveri since 2014. Served as Extended Committee member in 2015, 2106 and 2017, Served as Joint Secretary in Kaveri Executive Committee in 2018, Serving as Kaveri Kannada Kaliyona Teacher since 2017 at Herndon Center

Family details:
* Muktha Belagutti (Spouse) Megana Belagutti (Daughter)

Hobbies:
* Teaching, Gardening, Poker, Watching sports and movies


Joint Secretary: Rohini Kumar

Native place: Bangalore, Karnataka
Email Id: Rohini.ramanna@gmail.com

Kaveri Involvement:
* Served Kaveri as Executive Committee Member in 2016 and 2017


Treasurer : Anitha Rao

Native place: Bangalore, Karnataka
Email Id: annasaru@gmail.com
Year of arrival: 1995
Current Location: Centreville, VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* Kaveri member since 1996 or so. Volunteered in KEC in 2004-2005. Then through pioneering Kannda Kaliyonna program for youth in 2008. My family has benefited from a lot of kaveri activities and continues to do so. We have a good circle of friends due to Kaveri involvement

Hobbies:
* Travelling, keeping up with friends, Binge TV Shows when kids are around. Indulge in baking. Sudoku puzzle, video gaming with kids, gardening in summer


Joint Treasurer : Vinayak Shivashankar

Native place: Hassan, Karnataka
Email Id: hsvinu@gmail.com

Kaveri Involvement:
* Website maintenance, backstage support for serving food and event management for years. Assisting the 2020 committee as joint treasurer and part of the website committee

Family details:
* Spouse: Esthar Smitha; Pet: Mimi

Hobbies:
* Swimming, Kayaking and travelling


Executive Committee: Chiranjeevi Puttaswamy

Native place: Mysuru, Karnataka
Email Id: cj1377@gmail.com

Kaveri Involvement:
* Kaveri involement since 2010


Executive Committee: Devaraj Narayanappa

Native place: Bangalore, Karnataka
Email Id: devarajn@hotmail.com

Kaveri Involvement:
* Kaveri member since 2006. Served as an extended committee member in 2017 and volunteered in most of the Kaveri events since 2006. Serving as Kannada Kaliyona Teacher since 2015 at Herndon Center


Executive Committee : Ram Rao

Native place: Bangalore, Karnataka
Email Id: brramrao@gmail.com

Kaveri Involvement:
* Helping in some KEC activities


Executive Committee: Rohini Banavar

Native place: Mysore, Karnataka
Email Id: rbanavar@gmail.com

Kaveri Involvement:
* Attending Kaveri events since 2009. MC at Ganesha festival celebrations 2019. Directed Kannada skit by kids for Deepavali 2019


Executive Committee Member: Sudarshan Bhaktavatsala

Native place: Mysore, Karnataka
Email Id: sudhi77b@gmail.com

Kaveri Involvement:
* Contribution towards multiple activities like Stage setup, photo booth, kids workshop, kitchen, coordinate activities in Kaveri picnic, Emceeing in Kaveri events, Participate in onstage shows/skits etc..


Executive Committee Member: Sudhish Parthasarathy

Native place: Banglore, Karnataka
Email Id: sudhiaki@gmail.com

Kaveri Involvement:
* Volunteering in Kaveri since 1999. Member since 1998. Joint Treasurer (2002). Served as film festival coordinator at 4th AKKA world Kannada


Youth Coordinator: Bindu Gururaj

Native place: Bengaluru, Karnataka
Email Id: bindu.gururaj@gmail.com

Kaveri Involvement:
* Helped in KYC,volunteered,anchored an event


Youth Coordinator: Rajeeva Chikkaputtaiah

Native place: Maddur, Mandya, Karnataka
Email Id: rajeeva.mc@gmail.com
Year of arrival: 2015
Current Location: Herndon, VA

Kaveri Involvement:
* Executive Committe Member in 2018, Food committee volunteer and Program Coordinator

Family details:
* Reshma (Spouse), Shaurya (Son), Shreshta (Daughter)

Hobbies:
* Music, Movies, Dance, Travel, Sports