Mohan Gurung was born in Nepal, and migrated to the United States in 1993. He previously worked at Bir Hospital (the oldest hospital in Nepal) for over 13 years in their Emergency/Trauma, Orthopedic and Dental department as well as volunteering in numerous medical camps and health clinics, including the Red Cross.
He founded the Nepal Seattle Society with the goal to unite all Nepali in the state of Washington to preserve and promote Nepali culture. He was a member of the Economic Development Committee of the Commission on Asian and Pacific American Affairs and co-founded Nepal Global Trade USA for the promotion of bilateral trade relationship between Nepal and the US. Last year he was nominated as Board of Director for Non Residential Nepali.
Zer Vue was president of the ISA (International Student Association) at Eastern Washington University and continues her advocacy work for underserved populations. She is a teacher in the public schools and in various leadership positions regarding cultural competency and development.
Vue is Hmong American and is an active member and co-chair of SEAeD (Southeast Asian American Access in Education Coalition) and a Fellowship Lead. (end)