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Board Members 이사회원들



We are always looking for inspiring people to be a part of a wonderful team. Please contact us if you are interested. We thank our wonderful board for their time, for their invaluable expertise, and for making KCLEI what it is today and what it will be tomorrow!

  • Sungkyun holds a BS and an MS from Seoul National University with Fiber and Polymer Science, and a PhD in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  Sungkyun has worked for 20+ years at leading polymer corporations such as SK, SABIC, and Eastman.  Sungkyun feels fortunate to serve as the President of the Board at KLCEI.

  • Kristen currently works as an educator.  She is a graduate of Villanova University with a Masters of Arts in Special Education from University of St. Joseph and a Sixth Year in Educational Leadership from Central Connecticut State University.  She is an active participant in her district's Equity and Inclusion Coalition and has learned a lot through her position as secretary of the Board of KLCEI this past year.  

  • Keumok is an experienced educator who has taught for almost three decades from elementary schools to colleges. She earned a bachelor's degree from Yonsei University in Seoul, South Korea, a Diplom (the equivalent of the master’s degree) from Robert Schuman Musikhochshule in Duesseldorf, Germany and a second master’s degree from Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. In addition, she had graduate work in music education at Yonsei University and music technology at Berklee College. 
    Keumok had extensive training in education from the Office of Higher Education & CREC. She holds a dual teaching certificate in special education(from K-12th grader) and music(from Pre K-12th grader) in Connecticut. She has been honored to serve as the president of PTO and a director of the board since 2010.  She lives in Glastonbury with her husband, two kids, and a dog. 

  • Jiyon holds a BS from Changwon National University with Political Science in South Korea and an MBA from Bay Path University in MA.  Jiyon has worked as a Senior Project Manager in different Industries for years, and she currently works as a Lead PM in a renewable energy industry. Jiyon serves the local communities through KLCEI to embrace diversity and empower others.  Jiyon feels honored to serve as a Principal as well as a Board Member for KLCEI.

  • Bepsie has a Bachelor of Science from Lesley University,  a first Masters of Education from Saint Joseph University and a second Master's degree in educational administration from CCSU.  She holds a certification in elementary education, special education and Intermediate Administration or Supervision. She has been working as an elementary teacher, a special education teacher and a transitional coordinator over the decades. She has been the president of Hello! West Hartford, an organization of West Hartford's new Community Connections group.
    She lives in West Hartford with her husband Shannon and three children, Naomi, Eli and Isaiah.  In her free time, she loves to volunteer, ski or ride her bike.