August 9, 2017

The World Newah Organization (WNO) is pleased to announce that a dedicated group of highly skilled and knowledgeable Newah people living in the United States have come together to charter World Newah Organization-USA Chapter. At its July meeting, WNO’s international board voted unanimously to approve chartering of this USA Chapter as proposed under the leadership of Mr. Pramesh Shrestha. We look forward to collaborating with the WNO-USA Chapter to promote and preserve Newah cultural heritage, language, and identity and to further Newah goals in the USA and around the globe.

Our hearty good wishes and congratulations to Mr. Shrestha and the inaugural team as they move forward. We commend the efforts of the following people who have agreed to serve as team members of the WNO-USA Chapter:

President: Pramesh Shrestha (Fort Worth, TX)
General Secretary: Basav Rajopadhyay (Towson, MD)
Treasurer: Bijaya Bajracharya (Euless, TX)
Vice President, East Region: Samir Maharjan (New York, NY)
Vice President, Central Region: Keshar Man Tamrakar (Chicago, IL)
Vice President, Mountain Region: Bhuban Krishna Shrestha (Denver, CO)
Vice President, West Region: Narendra Bhakta Joshi (Los Angeles, CA)
Board of Director: Saroj Prajapati (Gaithersburg, MD)
Board of Director: Ruby Shrestha (Seattle, WA)

Finance: Samir Maharjan (New York, NY)
Nepal Bhasa: Keshar Man Tamrakar (Chicago, IL)
Nepal: Bhuban Krishna Shrestha (Denver, CO)
Marketing: Narendra Bhakta Joshi (Los Angeles, CA)
Women’s Empowerment: Saroj Prajapati (Gaithersburg, MD)
Children’s Involvement: Ruby Shrestha (Seattle, WA)
Outreach Program: Prabhash Shrestha (Burtonsville, MD)
Dance: Yagya Man Shakya (Ellicott City, MD)
Health: Dr. Sanjeeb Shrestha (Fort Worth, TX)
Heritage: Prajwal Ratna Vajracharya (Portland, OR)
Art: Baikuntha Man Shrestha (Abingdon, MD)
Media Coordination: Bijay Shrestha (Baltimore, MD)
Leadership Development: Rajkumar Shrestha (Hartford, CT)
Youth: Sunil Mathema Pradhan (Cleveland, OH)
Entertainment: Sanjeep Pradhan (Towson, MD)
Information Technology: Santosh Shrestha (San Francisco, CA)

The Executive Committee
World Newah Organization
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
WNO P.O. Box 5469
Baltimore, MD 21212 USA
Tel: 410-404-5388 Fax: 410-372-0596