by Tony Chai | Chief Editor | Asiaindallas@gmail.com
68 advisory council members have been appointed to the 19th South Korean National Unification Advisory Council (NUAC) Dallas Chapter.
NUAC Dallas Chapter held certificate presentation ceremony Tuesday, November 19th at the Coyote Ridge GC in Carrollton.
The NUAC is South Korean Presidential organization that is made up of civilians in and outside South Korea.
The NUAC advises, by request, and makes proposals to the President of the Republic of Korea regarding policy development and implementation for a democratic and peaceful inter-Korean unification.
Some of the notable Korean Americans who were appointed are as follows.
Sinmin Park is known for her work in human rights issues, especially in the area of the Japanese ‘Comfort Women’ issues.
Charles Park is the founding member of the Greater Dallas Korean American Chamber of Commerce.
Jeanne Smith is the president of the Korean American Trade Association of Dallas.
Jieun Pyun is the Senior Manager with Human Freedom at George W. Bush Presidential Center.
And Suk Chan Yu, who is the key figure in putting together the Dallas Korean Festival, will serve as the president of the NUAC Dallas Chapter.
NUAC Dallas Chapter’s main goal is to promote and gather mainstream support for the South Korean unification policies locally.
NUAC Dallas Chapter’s past activities include helping organize Korean peace forum for Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, participating in various forums held by the Human Freedom at George W. Bush Presidential Center forums, serving Thanksgiving dinner for the local homeless, etc.
For more information on NUAC, check out their website at nuac.go.kr
▲ Sinmin Park (center)
▲ Charles Park (center)
▲ Suk Chan Yu (second from right)
▲ Jeanne Smith (center)
▲ Jieun Pyun (center)