KEC 2010

2010 Events Album

President : Guru Nagaraja

Guru Nagaraj originally from Mysore, now living in Herndon, has been involved Kaveri and WKC-06 activities. He is also involved in several Fairfax County volunteer services for Homeless, special Olympics and International Children Festival.
He and his wife Nikhila have two kids, Naman and Nahar. He has a great interest in Humor, Mimicry, Dance and singing especially Dr. Raj Kumar's songs.


Vice President : Jayashree Jagadeesh

Hailing from Belgaum in North Karnataka, Jayashree and her husband Jagadeesh has been active Kaveri members for the past 20 years.
She has helped and supported many Kaveri events and was also a coordinator for the registration committee for the WKC-06. Her children Shilpa (who hosts a Kannada T.V. show AmeriKannada) and Neetal have served as youth members and participated in Kaveri events.


Secretary : Ramesh Reddy

Ramesh V. Reddy is from Kolar district. He is an Engineer by profession. Member of Kaveri, co-ordinator of Tabla classes for kids in Howard county and Captain of "Columbia Cricketers".
He lives in Clarksville, MD with his wife Manjula and son Rahul Reddy. His wife Manjula is a volunteer Kannada teacher in Columbia and son Rahul Reddy has performed in many Kaveri cultural activities.


Joint Secretary : Sharmila Murthy

I am originally from Bangalore, Karnataka, but resided in northern parts of Karnataka including Gadag, Gokak and Hospet.
Software developer by profession, I have been actively involved in various Kaveri cultural activities including Dance and Music. I like to work with the kids and I have choreographed many dances for Kaveri children. My husband Rama Murthy has also served in Kaveri committee twice. I have a 8yr old son named Vishnu and 2yr old daughter Veda.


Treasurer : Puttaraju

Hails from the foot-hills of beautiful Mahadeshwara Hills, Kollegal. Lives in Germantown, Maryland with wife Niranjanakumari, daughter Amulya and son Amith.
Actively involved in various Kaveri activities and served as Youth Coordinator of KEC-09 committee. My daughter Amulya, has participated in various cultural activities like, dance, drama and singing completion etc. This is my second chance to serve the Kaveri community and I take this opportunity with great pride.


Joint Treasurer : Mahesh Mahadeva

I am Mahesh Mahadeva, hailed from a small town called Yelandur near Mysore. I am an IT professional, have been in US for the last 9 years, and an active member of Kaveri community for the last 4 years.
Have involved in the cultural activities as part of the Kaveri community, like dance and drama. To make myself busy physically, I play cricket, ping-pong and above all running. In fact, just last month, I completed my first Marine Corp marathon.

Email: mahesh_

EC Member : Anup Belur

Anup Belur is from Bangalore. I moved recently to the DC metro.
I am very happy to have known that Kaveri Kannada Koota is strong and growing. I'm now a part of it and hope to make a significant contribution to it.


EC Member : Arun Bangalore

Originally from Bangalore. He is a Computer Engineer graduated from R.V.C.E, Bangalore. Married to Jyothi Arun and they have a 10 year old son Amogh Arun and a 5 year old daughter Adithi Arun.
Attended Kaveri since moving to Maryland and actively volunteered over the years. He currently lives in Ellicott City, MD with his wife and kids.


EC Member : Guruprasad Subbanna

Originally from Bangalore. Currently residing in Ellicott City, Maryland with wife Vidya, son Adip and daughter Arya.
Interested in Music, Art and Reading.


EC Member : Shailaja Arkacharya

Shailaja lives in Centerville, VA.
She has been volunteering for Kannada Kaliyona Program to impart Kannada language to kids. She has volunteering at heart and looking forward to serve in 2010 Committee.


EC Member : Mythri Jayadev

Mythri Manjunath Born and bought up in Davangere, now living in Fairfax, VA with Husband Manjunath & two beautiful kids (Milan & Manya).Software engineer by profession work with Department of Veteran Affaris.
Though starting as fresh Kaveri member, involved actively in various cultural programs/dances of kaveri events. I continue to participate actively in promoting kannada language and culture in US

Email: my_

EC Member : Sreepathi Padmanabhan

Married and have two wonderful sons. Living and loving Leesburg, VA. Been in US for the past ten years spent all time in DC area.
Lots and lots of ideas and looking forward in playing a part in the making of Kaveri 2.0. "Move ahead Kaveri, Be Interactive and Involve every Kannadiga"


Youth Coordinator : Anjaneya P

He is a Energetic, fun-loving and a great team player. With his past experience at Kaveri Executive Committee and his broad talents in singing and dancing performance, he brings a great value to Kaveri Community and to rejuvenate the Youth Community.
He currently resides in Ashburn, Va with his wife Sheela and two daughters.

Auditor : Shashi Vasu Murthy