ABA appoints new executive director


Association of Bhutanese in America (ABA) has appointed Kishor Pradhan as its new Executive Director aftermath of its seventh, Annual Convention,  held last July at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania . ABA has informed BNS through a press statement.

Newly Appointed ABA executive director, Kishor Pradhan, (Photo Courtesy: ABA)

“Pradhan replaced  Aaron Acharya, who served as ABA’s executive director since its inception in 2007.  Pradhan has formally taken the charge of ABA’s Executive Director as of  July 4.”

An information technology specialist by profession,  Pradhan is currently working for Highmark Inc. as a testing and data analyst. Prior to that he was working for Coventry Healthcare in the capacity of a senior software tester.

Pradhan has a long experience of serving the Bhutanese Community in various capacities. He served as the Chief Executive Officer of the Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh (BCAP) from 2012 to 2014.

He has also served as a board member of Association of Bhutanese in America (ABA) since its inception in 2007 to 2009 and again from 2013 till date.

“Besides working in these formal capacities, he has actively served the Bhutanese community at Pittsburgh as a community volunteer since the arrival of the first Bhutanese families in 2008,” read the press statement.