Dear Members and Friends of ATAA:

The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) is pleased to inform you of the ATAA 2021 Board of Directors and Board of Trustees Election Results.

All candidates were nominated and selected in strict accordance with the ATAA Bylaws and Procedures. Those candidates that were nominated expressed their voluntary and explicit agreement that the nomination of each was appropriate and that their candidacy met both the spirit and word of the ATAA charter, bylaws and mission.

The results showing the newly elected Board of Directors and Board of Trustees of the ATAA are as follows below:

Board of Directors:

Dr. Nilufer Esen Bilgin – President-Elect
Yenal Küçüker, Capital Region VP
Mehves Koçak, New York Region VP
Yücel Burdurlu, Midwest Region VP
Besim Hasar, Mid-Atlantic Region VP
Dr. Levent Onat, Southeast Region VP
Tufan Erdinç, Northwest Region VP

Board of Trustees:

Dr. Bülent Başol
Kenan Çağlar
Ali Çayır
Kürşad Doğru
Dr. Selim Erhan
Dr. Fatma Gül
Ergün Kırlıkovalı
Davut Okutçu
İbrahim Onaral
Nuri Sabuncu
Dr. Ülkü Ülgür
Nurten Ural

Continuing to serve on the New Board are President Mazlum Kosma; Past President Gokhan Ozalp; Treasurer Dr. Mehmet Yaya; Mid-Central Region Vice President Engin Ateş; Western Region Vice President Burcu Tansu and Southwest Region Vice President Alev Wieland.

As ATAA welcomes new members to the board, ATAA also gives its heartfelt thanks and appreciation to its outgoing board members Bircan Ünver, Fuat Ornarlı and Zülfünar Rasin for their invaluable services and dedication to the ATAA and the Turkish American community.

The ATAA would like to thank all candidates and members who participated in the elections process.