About Us

The Laotian American Society (LAS) is a 501c3 non-profit organization serving the Georgia community. Bridging together the modern LaotianAmerican with the traditional generation of our community, to celebrate our culture and aid our community. Our mission is to promote cultural awareness and empower the Laotian-American community. LAS has been in existence since 2003, and has transcended from its humble grassroots beginnings, to one of the prominent voices within the Lao community and a member of the Atlanta Asian/Pacific Islander non-profit community that contributes effortlessly to the economy and tapestry of Georgia and America.

Our mission is to promote cultural awareness and empower the Laotian American community.

What We Do

Culture

Preserve Laotian traditions with hands-on experience through arts and culture

Community

Uniting the community for Laotian Americans with civil engagement and various events

Education

Preserve Laotian traditions with hands-on experience through arts and culture

Executive Board

Jaesen Khounthalangsy

President

Kevin Panasy

Vice President

Erika Nations

Treasurer

Brittnie Oo

Secretary

Board of Directors

Asara Taysavong

Director

Kimberly Khounthalangsy

Cultural and Education Director

Justin Rodriguez

Public Relations Director

Marketing

Alex Nee

Ambassador

Vincent Sommano

Webmaster

Chris Sannanikone

Marketing Manager