HAA History

Havyaka Association of Americas was started in 1982, by the following founding members:

# Name Location/Region
1 Shri Ramachandra K. Bhat, Virginia
2 Shri Dhruva Kanjarpane New Jersey
3 Smt. Usha Avadhani Pennsylvania
4 Shri Narayan Avadhani Pennsylvania
5 Late Shri Bhaskar Bhat New Jersey
6 Smt Kusum Bhat California
7 Shri Naras Bhat California
8 Shri Shankar Hegde Chicago
9 Shri Ram Hosmane Delaware
10 Smt. Kusum Hosmane Delaware

Havyaka News Letter (discontinued) was done by   Raja Kailar & Roopa Kailar; HAA Web page & Havyaka Yahoo-groups is managed by Mabal Bhat, Sediyapu; Havyaka Logo  was done by Gajanana Bhat; havyak.com naming by Vinaya Hegde and Havyaka directory was maintained Raghurama Bhat.

Past Presidents of HAA:

Year Name
1982-87 Dhruva Kanjarpane, NJ
1988-89 Banari Narayana Bhat, Ohio
1990-91 Rama Moorthy Belagaje, Indiana
1992-93 Usha Avadhani, Pensylvania
1994-95 Kusum Bhat Kaleyathodi, California
1996-97 Ramachandra K. Bhat, Virginia
1998-99 Narayana G. Avadhani, Pensylvania
2000-01 Mabal Bhat Sediyapu, California
2002-03 Bheem Bhat Madiyala, Philadelphia
2004-05 Ravikiran Tamragouri, Chicago
2006-07 Krishna Upadhya, California
2008-09 Gajanan Hegde, New Jersey
2010-11 Shankara Hegde, Illinois
2012-13 Venatramana Bhat Agartha, California
2014 -15 Shivu Bhat (Karasulli- Sirsi), Virginia