|NATA Office Grand Opening|
|New Jersey: North American Telugu Association (NATA) created a history by opening NATA Headquarters office in Princeton, New Jersey. NATA has also successfully conducted their annual board meeting in Princeton, New Jersey on May 9th, 2015. New Jersey Senator Sam Thompson and Advisory Council Chair Dr. Prem Reddy have opened the official home for NATA. Several NATA Leaders President Dr. Mohan Mallam, Past Presidents AVN Reddy, Sanjeeva Reddy, Ramesh Appareddy, President Elect Rajeshwar Reddy Gangasani, EVP Dr. Raghava Reddy, Secretary Girish Ramireddy, Treasurer Hari Velkur, Jt. Secretary Srinivas Ganagoni, Executive Director Alla Rami Reddy, BODs Anna Reddy, Srikanth Reddy Penumada, Dr. Stanley Reddy, Shiva Meka, Venkata Ramana Reddy Murari, Pradeep Samala(NCA) have attended this event. New Jersey Regional Vice Presidents Dwarak Varanasi and Sarath Mandapati have coordinated all these events with the help of all NATA Leaders.
Senator Sam Thompson, TV5 USA CEO Sridhar Chillara and Dinesh (Senator Cory Booker’s office) were felicitated at this event. NATA has recognized well known community leader Ravinder Thota for his outstanding community service in India as well as USA. Dr. Meena Murthy and Tab Chikunta from St. Peter’s University Hospital were also recognized for their support to NATA Health fairs.
NATA is proud to recognize Dr. Ram Raju (President and CEO of the New York City Health and Hospitals) for making in to one of Top 50 Most Influential Physician Executives and Leaders in USA. NATA Advisory Council Chair Dr. Prem Reddy who owns several hospitals in the USA was also named in Top 50. NATA is proud to bring these two famous personalities on to one stage.
In this board meeting, NATA has decided to have NATA 2018 Convention in Philadelphia and decided to start NATA Cricket League under the leadership of Nagesh Mukkamalla. NATA 2016 Dallas Convention team headed by Convener Dr. Ramana Reddy Guduru, Coordinator Rama Surya Reddy, Srinivasa Reddy Alla (BOD), Dr. Rami Reddy Buchipudi (BOD), Dr. S. Raghava Reddy, Jayachandra Reddy (IVP), Darga Reddy (RVP), Phalgun Reddy, Vishnu Battula, Srinivas Obulareddy, Mahesh Guduru have given their updates about the convention.
Evening get together with NATA family with all members and leaders was the highlight of all with overwhelming response and more than 500 people attended the event. All the Executive Committee members and Board of Directors Mallik Banda, Sreenivasula Reddy Kotlure, Sreenivasulu Reddy Somavarapu, Srini Vangimalla, Venkatarami Reddy Sanivarapu, Vishnu Kotimreddy, Past Convener Bala Indurti, Ex-BOD Venkat Vaddadi, Standing Committee Sekhar Konala, Anjan Karnati, Raghu Gajjala, Mohammed Mujahid Murtuza, Chandra Sekhar Reddy Narala, Jagadeeshwar Cheemarla, Mohan Kaladi, Sridhar Reddy Tikkavarapu, Chinnababu Reddy, Ravi Kandimalla, Sridhar Gudala, Srinivas Emani, Tara Kumar Reddy, Regional Vice Presidents Ashok Attada, Madhu Gonipati, Baba Sontyana, Kiran Gunnam, Sudha Rani Kondapu, Suresh Reddy Kothinti, Rammohan Chinnala, Prasuna Reddy Dornadula, Raghurami Reddy Etukuru, Sudheer Ammireddy, Kiran Kandula, Venkat Mondeddu, Ramana Reddy Devulapalli have participated in this event.
ATA President Sudhakar Perkari, ATA Past convener Parmesh Bhimreddy, TFAS President Srinivas Gandi, TAGDV President Mallikarjuna Budhavarapu, Vice President Hari Bungathavula, local community leaders Hari Eppanapally, Nandu Balija also attended this event.
Special thanks to our volunteers Sathya Pathapati, Nagaraju Chintham, Arun Sriramaneni, Naveen Buchi, Raveendra Gayam, Rajkumar Nooney, Rameshwar Bobbiti, Nageswara Reddy Modalla, Venu Pasula who have helped with all the arrangements. Thanks to all the Regional Coordinators Timma Reddy, Narasimha Reddy, Vijay Battula, Pratap Reddy, Bhanoji Reddy, Praveen Pattemguru, Sesha Shailavasa, Subba Reddy, Prem Kumar, Siva indupuru, Krishna Siddhada, Mahender, Naresh Chintalacheruvu,Vamsi Koppuravuri, Hari Kurukunda, Ramakrishna Reddy, Surya Gollamudi, Chandra Vedanaparthi, Prasad Sanikommu, Purushotham Reddy Chadive, Ram Kallam, Ramakantha Reddy, Sam Ellanki, Srinivasa Reddy Vangala, Ninad Reddy, Surendra Reddy Battinapatla, Venu Janga, Anil Chillakuru, Chandra Dontharaju, Bhagvan Nadimpalli, Linga Reddy, Murali Mettela, Raghurama Raju, Satya Valli Srinivas, Damodar Reddy(GA) and Ramana Reddy Putluru.
Thanks to our grand sponsors Dr. Prem Reddy and Sarath Mandapati for sponsoring the dinners. Thanks to RVP-PA Baba Sontyana, Vamsi Priya for entertaining the audience with melodious songs. Thanks to our media partners TV5 Srikanth garu, V6 TV Sunil garu, CMR News Hari Krishna garu for covering this event. Thanks to Haritha Gadiraju garu for taking nice pictures of this occasion. Thanks to all the volunteers who have helped this event memorable to all.