Governing Council

Rithy Uong (U.S.A.)

CHAIR OF GOVERNING COUNCIL

Rithy Uong has extensive work experience in education and social services for 25 years. Currently, Uong works as a Guidance Counselor at Lowell High School. In 1992, he works in Cambodia in a Community Development Project and joined the UN Electoral Team as Electoral Training Officer to conduct a free and fair election.

Mr. Uong has been a political activist since 1985. In 2007, he was a founding member of the Human Rights Party which we held the first meeting in Washington DC. He was elected as President CNRP USA in November 2016. In 2017, he became as the President CNRP of Americas in transition to find a road toward Unity.

He earned his master’s degree in education from UMass Amherst 1989.

Kimly Chea (U.S.A.)

MEMBER OF GOVERNING COUNCIL

Mr. Chea joined the party (Khmer Nation Party/Sam Rainsy Party) in early 1995 as mid-level management. Become Secretary General in 1998, then vice president and hold a president position in 2002 to 2017 and Now Vice President of Cambodia National Rescue Party of Americas (CNRPA).

Aside from his party role he served several Board of Directors/   President for Non-Profit Organization in the community.

Currently employed by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) He holds position as Supervisor in charge of several programs, such as Transitional Aid to Families with Dependent Children (TAFDC), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Emergency Aid to Elderly, Disabled and Children (EAEDC), System Information Specialist (SIS) and joined advisory working group to the commissioner, which helps advocate and develop innovative ideas for the field at Department Transitional Assistance (DTA).He employed in State Government for 30 years.

Ry Kea (U.S.A.)

MEMBER OF GOVERNING COUNCIL

Mr. Kea serves as the Principal Designee and 6th Grade teacher of Liaison at James Marshall School (JMS) since 2005. He was Vice Principal of JMS Elementary of 900 to 1,000 students.

Mr. Kea involved political activities with FUNCINPEC and KPNLF since 1985. Then, he became a SRP Supporter in 1995. In 2012, Mr. Kea took a leadership as the Modesto/Stanislaus County CNRP President. Ince 2013, he was elected as the President of NCA CNRP President and joined CNRP Battambang working group. During 2013 election, Mr. Kea helped CNRP campaigning in BB, Svay Rieng, Kandal, Takeo. Mr. Kea served as the CNRP USA President between 2014- 2016. In 2018, Lauk Prothean Sam Rainsy appointed Mr. Kea as the General Secretary of Cambodia National Rescue Movement (CNRM).

Bopha Suy (U.S.A.)

MEMBER OF GOVERNING COUNCIL

Mrs. Suy had offered assistance to the first Cambodian refugee in Germany. In her career, she was the staff at the Lufthansa City Center, Lufthansa School, Germany in the 7os.

Mrs. Suy participated as member and treasurer for the former Khmer Nation Party and Sam Rainsy Party. As a Member, she heavily works on Foreign Relations for former Sam Rainsy Party and Cambodia National Rescue Party.

Sokha Ly (Canada)

MEMBER OF GOVERNING COUNCIL

Mr. Ly adopts a political idea for a deep change as below. “Fight against corruption and social injustice. Helping the defenseless population to assert their rights. Build a team of exemplary politicians for the future who do not do politics for their personal gains in order to change the Cambodian political image, to protect the nationalist spirit which are essential to protect and to strengthen Cambodian political life.”

Currently, Mr. Ly is the Vice President of CNRM. In 2013, He was the chairman of the negotiating committee between SRP and HRP. Mr. Le has been supporter for the former Cheat Khmer party, then Sam Rainsy party since 1995.

Bora Roath (U.S.A.)

MEMBER OF GOVERNING COUNCIL

Mr. Roath has been a successful entrepreneur running the machine shop business, Magic Stone Castle Production and A.P. Machine Technology, Inc., at San Diego, California since 1990.

Politically, Mr Roath was a follower of the Mr. Pen Sovann since 1979. Then, he joined the FUNCINPEC. Mr. Roath believes in the unity by joining the CNRP and take part of leadership in San Diego.

As a community activist, Mr. Roath has joined Advisory Board and Chair Election for the Temple a Cambodian Buddhist Society of San Diego, Inc,.

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