Team Members

Sholy Kumpiluvely
RVP - New York Empire Region
Shinu Joseph
NC Member - New York Empire
Betty Oommen
NC Member - New York Empire
The Westchester Malayalee Association (WMA) is a non-profit, non-political, secular, and cultural Organization striving to promote the heritage and culture of the Indian state of Kerala to the 4000-plus Keralite community residing in New York. In addition, WMA also focuses on harmoniously blending Kerala traditions within the local population through charitable and educational activities.
Mid-Hudson Kerala Association [MHKA]
Mid-Hudson Kerala Association is the focal point of Dutchess, Putnam, Ulster, and Orange County Malayalees. The association was established in 1999 under the name NUMA (New York Upstate Mathrubhumi Association). In 2002, the association name was changed to Mid-Hudson Kerala Association, Inc as a non-profit cultural association. There are more than 150 Malayalee families in this area participating in this association
Kairali is a not-for-profit, non-political and non-religious organization to provide a common platform to its members to coordinate cultural, educational, social, economic, and civic and community affairs of the people of Kerala origin. The organization has been an active presence among the Malayali community of Syracuse for the past few decades. The organization binds the community together through its activities and provides a great platform for its younger generation to know its roots and express its talents. Established and nourished by some of the early residents of Central New York, Kairali continues to grow with leadership and contributions from its member circle that keeps expanding.
The Malayalee Association of Rockland County, popularly known as “MARC”, is based in Rockland County, New York, USA. MARC is a Cultural Organization to promote and facilitate the cultural, educational and socio-economic welfare of the Rockland Malayalee Community whose people originally from Kerala, India, the ‘land of coconut palm trees’.
Navarang Arts Club, Rochester [NACR]
Founded in 2013
IACAW is the foremost cultural organization serving the Indian community of Westchester for more than a quarter-century. Its mission is to promote a greater understanding of the Indian culture, art, music, literature, food, and the diversity of people of Indian origin. Since its founding in 1973 by a small group of new immigrants that settled in Westchester County, the Association has advanced the knowledge of Indian culture not only within the County but throughout the tri-state area.