About MAACA

MAACA, the MidAmerica Asian Culture Association,
is a non-political, non-religious, and a non-profit 501(c) (3) tax-exempt organization whose mission is to promote cultural awareness, socialization, to develop common interests, and to bring famous Asian attractions to the Kansas City area metropolitan area.


MAACA Board

Mary Jean Eisenhower Honorary Chair  – Granddaughter of 34 th U.S President Dwight D Eisenhower
Steve Boyda Legal Counsel& Chair of Adviser Board
Jerry Nolte Adviser of board —Presiding Commissioner at Clay County, Missouri
Shakil Haider Adviser of board–Human Relations Commission at City of Olathe, KS
Rehan Reza Adviser of Board–HR Commission at City of Topeka,Kansas
Scott Wagner Adviser of Board–Mayor-Pro Tem at City of Kansas, Missouri
R Wesley McCoy Adviser of Board –Councilman at  City of Olathe , Kansas
Fars Farassati Adviser of Board –Councilman at City of Overland Park, Kansas
Ahsan Latif Adviser of Board –Litigation Counsel of The Kansas Corporation Commission

MAACA Officer & Director Team

Name  Position Experience
Carol Wei Chairperson of Board Chairperson of MAACA 2013-2021
Chris Tan Vice Chairperson of Board President of 2018 Asian festival, 2015-2017 President of Tsinghua-Alumni Association GKC
Rajesh Gupta Vice Chairperson of Board 2014-2016 IAKC Chairman
Tom Wily Director of Board Director of Lion Club Leawood Chapter Since 2017
Kai Guo Director of Board Director of Children  Mercy Hospital Foundation
Hibba Haider Director of Board 2018  President of APPNA( Heartland Chapter)
Rivend  Pecana Directorof Board 2017 Philippine Association Chairman
Chanthala Sanoubane Director of Board 2014-2017 Lao association President
Kamala Paudyal Director of Board Vice Chair of  Asia Festival  Stage Since 2017
Officer
Joseph DelRio Treasurer CPA & Officer of MAACA since 2015

MAACA Asia Union 2019 Cultural Ambassador

Afghanistan


Mohammad Rafi

Bangladesh


Rehan Reza
Harnoon  Sattar

Bhutan


Karna Veer
Purna Biswa

Cambodia


John Thong

China


Chris Tan
Carol Wei

India


Rama Shetty
Anjana Singh

Indonesia


Cecllia Permana
Enrico Stephen

Iran


Mark Manouchehr Kasaei
Faris Farassati

Israel


Sue-Ellen Flescher
Mary Water

Japan


Takuya Jay Inoue
Douglas Oliver

Jordan


Sam Nasser

Korea


June Cho
Myong H.A Fuentes

Laos


Chanthala Sanoubane

Lebanon


Theresa Maze

Malaysia


Marlini Aliasai
Farni Boten

Mongolia


Baasan Shungee

Nepal


Jeena Regm

Pakistan


Irshad Cheema
Saima Imtiaz

Palestine


Omar Bishtawi
Hadeel Alnammar

Philippines


Jackie Nugent

Russia


Svelana Yeager
Jane Romanova-Hrenchir

Samoa


Lupe Moe
Gracelynn Mataia

Saudi Arabia


Bandar Almohammedi
Rayed Alhanbi

Singapore


Maria Singh
Charlene Hale

Turkey


Alper Sayar
Ebru Newamn

Thailand


Nutnisa Hoffiman
Jodd Frazier

Vietnam


Meagn Bui
Nhi Tran