MEET THE BOARD
 
Michael Kim
Chairman

michaelkim@breakorea.org

Michael Kim is a respected Professional Civil Engineer and have provided municipal engineering consultation for cities in Orange and Los Angeles Counties. Mr. Kim has served as Public Works Director, City Engineer, and Community Development Director for various Cities. Mr. Kim has served the City of Brea as Engineering Consultant and as Planning Commissioner. At the request of the Brea City Council, Mr. Kim founded the Brea Korea Sister City Association.
 
Nancy Lee
President

nancylee@breakorea.org

President of Brea Korea Sister City Association
Resident of Brea since 1999
Volunteering for BKSCA since 2011
 
Stan Kwak
stankwak@breakorea.org

Commercial Real Estate Broker (Vice President)
Voit Real Estate Services – Joined in 2008
 
Esther Im
Vice President

estherim@breakorea.org

Esther Im is the Founder and CEO of Willow Tree Academy and Willow Tree Education LLC (together with Willow Tree Academy, "Willow Tree"). With an extensive background and experience in early-development and primary education, Esther has dedicated a lifelong career in academics since 2002. Esther holds a BA from the University of California, Riverside and a MBA from the University of Redlands.
 
Jesse Cho
Vice President

jessecho@breakorea.org

Jesse Cho is a Vice President/Board Member of Brea Korea Sister City since 2016. She is a full time Vice President/Portfolio Banker at Farmers Merchants Bank in Garden Grove while serving on various non-profit community organizations. She is a Youth Advisor for Korea American Federation of Orange County (KAFOC), an active committee member for Korean American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County (KACCOC), and a Paul Harris Fellow Rotarian. But Jesse’s favorite time is when spent with her daughters, Starry & River, and her husband, Johnny.
 
Brian Lee
Director

brianlee@breakorea.org

Serving as a Treasurer, I have been involved with Brea Korea Sister City Association since 2011. It is a great honor to be a part of wonderful organization such as BKSCA who has become a bridge between Brea and the sister city from Korea. Graduated from UCLA with BS in Math Systems Science, I am currently working as a Broker Associate in the Real Estate Industry.
 
YK Lee
Ambassador-at-Large

yklee@breakorea.org

Owns and operates Unity Mold, Inc. Brea California
Resident of Brea since 1999
Currently holds title as Ambassador-at-Large at Brea
Korea Sister City Association
 
Ho-El Park
Director/Corporate Secretary/Treasurer/Legal Advisor

hoelpark@breakorea.org

As resident of Brea, Ho-El serves as a director and legal advisor to BKSCA. He is the owner/president of the Law Office of Ho-El Park, P.C. where he represents and counsels various business and real estate owners with transactional and litigation services. He is also active in the local community where he serves as a director of the Korean American Chamber of Commerce of Orange County, advisory board member / past president of the Orange County Korean American Bar Association, and has been recently appointed to serve in the Asia Pacific Community Advisory Council for U.S. Congressman Ed Royce.
 
Jatinder Singh
Director

jatinder@breakorea.org

 
Penny Jo
Director

penny@breakorea.org