Zo Tum Hmung
Zo Tum Hmung is the Executive Director of Chin Association of Maryland based in Ellicott City,
Maryland. He previously co-founded the Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center-Union of Burma
(ENAC), a research center that supports the peace process and development of democratic
institutions in Burma, and served as its first Executive Director. ENAC has offices in Chiang Mai,
Thailand, and Yangon, Burma.
Among other publications, he led the efforts by ENAC to publish Fiscal Federalism:
Implications for Future Federal Democratic Union of Myanmar, May 2018,
Natural Resources of Myanmar (Burma): Ownership, Management, Revenue Sharing, and
Impacts, September 2017, and The Sectoral Policy Recommendations for Building a Future
Federal Union (English and Burmese Version), December 2014. He also co-authored Seeking
Refuge: The Chin People in Mizoram State, India, December 2011.
Mr. Hmung has frequently spoken on Burma, including at Harvard University, Oxford University,
and Yale University.
In 2003, he completed his Master of Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy
School, focusing on foreign policy and negotiations. He currently lives with his family in Elkridge,
Board of Directors
Rev. Tim Siemens graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1985 and has spent the last 34 years on staff with Grace Community Church in a variety of roles. Before his retirement in May 2019 he was an elder .
Vincenzo Leone has been involved in the nonprofit world for the last 25 years. He started his involvement in Italy, at young age, helping refugee families from Sri Lanka.
Pu Rual Uk
Robert Sui Nawl
Pu Cung Lian Hup
Rev. Thomas Bk Lian
Tom Meachum has vast Maryland government legal experience, having previously served in both the Office of the Attorney General and the Howard County Office of Law.
Rev. Dr. Stephen Hre Kio,
Indiana Chin Baptist Church, Indianapolis, Indiana
Rev. Dr. C Duh Kam,
Chin Baptist Mission Church, Qywnn Oak, MD. Former General Secretary of Chin Baptist Churches USA
Pu Lian Uk
Veteran Chin politician
Justice For Neighbors Immigration Project-
A United Methodist Ministry
475 Riverside Drive, #1505
New York, NY 10115
Rev. Dr. Roy Medley
General Secretary Emeritus American Baptist Churches USA – New Jersey
Young-Chan Han -MSDE
Young-chan Han is an immigrant from Korea who came to the US in 1973. For the past 20+ years, Ms. Han has build capacity of educators and community leaders to effectively engage immigrant families in education.
Rev. Hlei Sung
Pastor Emmanuel Chin Baptist Church, Lewisville, TX
Assistant Financial Secretary, Chin Baptist Churches USA
Summer Education Program
Community Fundraising Committee
Rev. Thomas BK Lian
Zo Tum Hmung
Rev. Joseph N. Bawihrin
Robert Sui Nawl