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2011 Irvine Global Village Festival Steering Committee 
Thank you to this group of wonderful volunteers.
This event could not happen without you!

Entertainment Exhibits 
Anu Bajaj
    Hindu Swayam Sevak Sangh
Sandra Bernardo
Bob Chen
Carol Choi
Farrah Khan
    American-Pakistani Cultural Assoc.
Karen McNamara
Neda Movahed
    Irvine Iranian Parent Assoc.
Al Rajput
Yesenia Sanchez
Marina Slepack
Pat Vachani
Annie Young
Louis Chang
Alice Filhanessian
Philip Henderson
    Irvine Multicultural Assoc.

Ivy Huang
    South Coast Chinese Cultural Assoc.
    (SCCCA) & Irvine Chinese School
Al Jacobs
Mohamed Sheik

Kids Village &
Community Partners
Mary King
    Irvine Multicultural Assoc. & SCCCA
Nasrin Sesar
Fathi Yousef
    Irvine Multicultural Assoc. &
    Friends of Outreach

Drew Chesen
Peggy Lee
Nittaya "Nita" Pichedvanichok
    Thai Association of Southern California
Dr. Gowri Selvan
Elsie Wong
Peggy Pao
    OC Chinese Artist Assoc.
I-Tuan Wang
    OC Chinese Artist Assoc.


Maria Yousef
    Irvine Multicultural Assoc. &
    Friends of Outreach

Priti Khoshoo
P.K. Wong
    Irvine Evergreen Chinese Senior Assoc.,
    SCCCA & Irvine Chinese School

Caprice de Lorm
    de Lorm Designs 
Isabelle Krasney
Sarah Mar
Harish Murthy
Ivana Yeung


World Religions
Massy Alavi
Miriana Blaskova
Deanna Choi
Rini Dixit
Greta Jacobs
    Irvine Multicultural Assoc.
Carol Jerson
Lucy Liu
Shirley Maldonado
Siriporn "Norita" Stewart
    Irvine Multicultural Assoc.
Malti Maheta

Howard Charlop
    Jewish Community Center
Nancy Cheng
    Irvine Multicultural Assoc. & 
    Irvine Evergreen Chinese Senior Assoc.
Janet Lawrence
    Irvine Jewish Community
Terry Lin
     Irvine Multicultural Assoc. & 
     Irvine Evergreen Chinese Senior Assoc.

Susan Lin
Najma Quader
    Irvine Multicultural Assoc. &
    Friends of Outreach

Dr. Senthamil Selvan

Committee Members-at-large                   

Vivek Baid
Florence Huang
Mir Kazim
Victor Hugo Miranda
Irene Pao
Melody Tu
Sakina Zerrel

The Steering committee members attend monthly meetings and work cooperatively with volunteers and City staff to assist in planning Festival activities, reviewing entertainment, merchant and/or vendor applications, as well as helping to solicit event volunteers, applicants and sponsors.  Opportunities still exists to join the steering committee for 2011. If you are interested, please contact Mya Sanders via email at

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