Founders & Patrons
The Burma-America Buddhist Association (B.A.B.A) formally came into existence of the 24th of March 1980 when it was incorporated in Maryland. It was approved as a 501 C (3) tax-exempt organization on January 27, 1981. the B.A.B.A. purchased a property standing on one acre of land at 1708 Powder Mill Road in Silver Spring, Maryland in March 1982. The Association named the property as Manglarama Vihara.
|Ovadacariya||Ven. Ashin Kelatha|
|President||U Chit Myaing|
|Vice Presidents||U Tun Wai|
|SecretaryTreasurerAuditor||U Swe Tin, U Kyaw Aye|
|Legal Advisor||Dr. Tint Lwin|
|Information Rep.||Daw Kyi Kyi Swe Tin|
|Fund raising Rep.||U Ba Thaung|
|Ceremonies Rep.||Daw Saw Mya Shin|
|Rep. for New York||U Than Lwin|
|Rep. for Baltimore||U Tun Aung
U Aung Pe
U Aung Thein, Ph D.
Dr. Khin Maung Tun