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राष्ट्रीय रिपब्लिकन एशियाई विधानसभा
전국 공화당 아시아 협의회
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Alfred H. Liu, the National Chairman of the National Republican Asian Assembly and one of its Founders, is a nationally registered, and an internationally renowned architect. He has successfully completed projects in North, South & Central America, Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa, including many major notable buildings in capital cities. His experience ranges from residential design to major public projects valued in the billions of dollars. His unique reputation for innovative designs, reasonable budgets and efficient schedules is respected by his peers and developers worldwide. He is certified by the National Council of the Architectural Registration Board and is a corporate member of the American Institute of Architects. Dr. Liu earned his PhD in Physics from Columbia University, where he subsequently has taught structural engineering. He has also taught at the International Institute of Interior Design. Mr. Liu has been in professional practice since 1966 where his achievements include the design of over thousands of projects during the last fifty years, including the Chinatown Arch in Washington, DC and many of the National Government medical research facilities throughout the country. His versatile design capability is exhibited by his numerous innovative residential, commercial, institutional and industrial projects that he has designed.
The Honorable KV Kumar Co-Chairman
Mr. KV Kumar is the National Co-Chairman of the National Republican Asian Assembly (“NRAA”). Mr. Kumar has served multiple Presidents, starting with President Ronald Reagan. KV Kumar is the recipient of 2015 Ellis Island Medal of Honor. He has served all Presidents from President Ronald Reagan. KV Kumar was honored by the Brain Injury Association (USA) for ‘Unheralded Advocacy’, which lead to the Enactment of “1996 Traumatic Brain Injury Act” of U.S. Congress. He is an ardent supporter of Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs; KV Kumar is featured in “Notable Asian Americans”. KV Kumar is a strategist, negotiator, turnaround and a connectivity expert, who has turned around many companies and organizations. KV Kumar currently serves as President & CEO of U.S. India Foundation; Chairman, U.S. Indian American Chamber of Commerce; Member, California State Bar Committee of Bar Examiners; Member, California State District Appeals Board of U.S. Selective Service; Fifth Term Member, Small Business Council, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Member of Advisory Board, The Latino Coalition; Member of Advisory Board, Hispanic 100; Honorary Chairman, Indo-American Lion’s Club of Los Angeles; Honorary Patron, Lion’s Club of Little India; and, Honorary Patron, Global Initiative of Veterans (GIVE). In addition to his many positions of leadership, KV Kumar is the recipient of many recognitions and awards for his outstanding volunteer services, including: 2009 Most Influential Multi-Cultural Business Leader; Featured in the “Notable Asian Americans”, a publication of 250 Notable Asian Americans; Honored Patriot and Bronze Medal for Meritorious Service Award from the U.S. Selective Service; Distinguished Service Award to the Business Community from the Secretary of U.S. Department of Energy. Distinguished Recognition Award for Advocacy to Small Businesses; U.S. Department of Commerce; the Brain Injury Association of America recognized Mr. Kumar with the ‘Millennium Award’ for Advocacy on Behalf of Victims of Brain Injury which was one of the contributing factors in US Congress passing the “1996 TBI Act” to help over 50 million Americans with head injury. Mr. Kumar has received six awards from the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for dedication and service to minority businesses; and the Distinguished Service & Strategist Par Excellence, Asian American Leadership Council. A resident of California, Mr. Kumar is featured in “Who is who” in the World; and “Who is who” in America, and he is the recipient of many congressional citations and commendations.
The Honorable Kyo Paul Jhin Co-Chairman
A founding member and former National Chairman of the National Republican Asian Assembly, the Hon. Dr. Kyo “Paul” Jhin is the CEO of the eBook/eLibrary Initiative, where under his leadership schools in developing nations in Africa and South America have received Laptops, Tablet and Smart Phones. Dr. Jhin’s successful activities earned him appointments in three different Presidential Administrations: President Gerald Ford 1976 – 1981, where he was appointed as a Member of the National Advisory Council on Adult Education; the President George W. Bush where he was appointed as the Director of Peace Corps’ Special Initiatives, 2002-2009; and, President George H. Bush 1990-1993, where he was appointed to serve as Executive Assistant to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. In addition, from 1983-90 Dr Jhin served as Assistant Superintendent for Educational Technology in the District of Columbia Public School system and the Director of Special Projects at the U.S. Department of Education. Dr. Jhin has earned five college degrees: an Associate of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from Freed-Hardeman University, a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Lipscomb University, a Master’s degree in Government and International Relations from New York University, a second Master’s degree in Mathematics from Boston College, and a Doctorate degree in Mathematics Education from Auburn University.