Brief Introduction of the Board Members
Brief Introduction of The Board Members
(None of the Nguyen's is family related)
Mr. Bang C. Nguyen
Founder / President
Since 1992, Mr. Bang Nguyen has been devoted for local community activities, as well as several humanitarian and civil society projects in Vietnam.
Mr. Bang Nguyen is the founder of the Hoa-Mai Club (the private humanitarian group prior to the forming of The VIDAN Foundation, Inc.) formed in California in 2005. He is also the founder of Radio Hoa-Mai, a shortwave radio program broadcasts to Vietnam to promote cultural exchange and the spirit of democracy and freedom.
Prior to the Hoa-Mai Club, Mr. Nguyen formed the Social Assistance Program for Vietnam (SAP-VN
) a non-profit, non-governmental humanitarian organization based in Garden Grove, California in 1992. SAP-VN's primary objective is to provide direct relief to poor and needy people, especially orphans and handicapped children, mainly in health care, education and social welfare. He retired from the SAP-VN in 1996 after it was successfully established to continue his humanitarian works in different sectors.
Mr. Bang Nguyen is also well known for his devotion to supporting pro-democracy and human-rights campaigns for Vietnam.
Miss Jenny Le
She has a Bachelor’s of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Houston, Texas, and continues her school for Master’s of Physician Assistant.
Since 2008, Ms. Le worked for City of Houston Parks and Recreation at National Junior Tennis Learning. She has been active with several charity activities in Houston, Texas since 2009.
Miss Jenny Le joined Hoa-Mai Club since 2010, and actively contributing her time for all suitable tasks.
Mr. Trung Q. Nguyen
Mr. Trung Nguyen is an active group member of the Hoa-Mai Club since 2005, and a successful business entrepreneur.
He has been supporting several charity projects in USA and Vietnam as well, including Hoa-Mai Club's humanitarian pilot programs.
Mr. Trung Nguyen was co-founder and is a board member of the Scholarship for Higher Education, a non-profit in California, formed to support the needy university students in Vietnam since 2011.
Ms. Anh N. Trinh
Board Member, Program Director
Ms. Anh Trinh is holding two Bachelor's degrees in Finance and Business Management.
She is a co-founder of Hoa-Mai Club and actively contributing her time for the group since 2005 as a Program Coordinator; and Program Director of Radio Hoa-Mai - a shortwave radio program broadcasts to Vietnam to promote cultural exchange and the spirit of democracy and freedom.
She has been active with several charitable and community activities in Houston area (Texas) since 2006.
She is currently contributing her experience and talents for the Vietnam-American Community Center, a non-profit organization in Houston, Texas as the Director of Viet-Am Entertainment, providing cultural and entertainment activities for the members of community.
She was also active with Buddhist Youth activities as well as other charity works in Vietnam.
Mr. Tien Nang Tuong
Mr. Tien N. Tuong (Tưởng Năng Tiến in Vietnamese) is a residence of San Jose, California, earned his B.A in Sociology and Master of Social Work (focus on mental health) from San Jose State University in 1989. He has had license to work as mental health therapist since 1995 and worked for Santa Clara County Department of Health/Mental Health (California) from 1990 to 2014. He is also a freelance writer and currently writes for Radio Free Asia as a contributing blogger. His articles are republished on several Vietnamese mass media in many countries and on the internet.
Mr. Tien N. Tuong has been an active supporter of Hoa-Mai Humanitarian Club and also well known for his devotion to supporting pro-democracy and human-rights campaigns for Vietnam.
Mr. Hoang V. Nguyen
Mr. Hoang Nguyen is an active group members of the Hoa-Mai Club since 2005.
For over last 30 years he has supporting several charity projects in Houston, Dallas (Texas) and Vietnam as well, including Hoa-Mai Club's humanitarian pilot programs.
He is an instructor of the Vovinam, a Vietnamese traditional martial art.Vovinam's disciples vow to pursue high proficiency in their martial art in order to serve the people and humanity.
He is currently working at Owens Corning Roofing in Dallas, Texas.
Mr. Vu T. Pham
Mr. Vu Pham has Bachelor's of Electrical Engineering Technology from the University of Old Dominion.
He is a of group members of the Hoa-Mai Club (the humanitarian group prior to the forming of The VIDAN Foundation, Inc.).
He has been supporting several charity projects in Richmond (Virginia) and Vietnam as well, including Hoa-Mai Club's humanitarian pilot programs.
Mr. Vu Pham is currently working at ECMMS in Richmond, Virgina.