Our Board of Directors
Connie is a former educator, involved with Public Education for 40 years. She has family ties with Korea through adoption and has volunteered with Families for International Children for over 20 years.
Deb is a documentary filmmaker and screenwriter, owner of Traveling Moon Productions, and is the Founding President of Korean Connection, serving from 2013 until 2015. Deb is connected with Korea through family ties, and remains a member of the Korean Connection Advisory Council.
Kelsey is a 2018 graduate of Grand Valley State University with a major in criminal justice.
Susie graduated with a Bachelor's degree in accounting from Calvin University. She works as a tax accountant and is actively involved in non-profit organizations, both locally and internationally.
Grace is a higher education professional who is passionate about study abroad and career & professional development. She serves as Korean Connection's liaison to university students and recent graduates throughout West Michigan and beyond.
"Han" Seunghwan Oh
Han is a software engineer working in Michigan. He served in Korean Connection as a student liaison and language instructor at Grand Valley State University.
Jenna is the Human Resources Manager at Tekton. She graduated from Cornerstone University with a Bachelor's in Media Studies. She has ties to South Korea from studying and teaching English at Handong Global University.
Joseph is the Talent Management Analyst at Grand Valley State University. He is a Korean-American adoptee, and serves on the boards of several Michigan organizations.
Jolyn is a Korean American adoptee who is involved in the Michigan Korean Adoptee group MIKA. She is a graduate of Douglas J Aveda Institute of Grand Rapids & is a licensed Esthetician.