AKKA Charter Kannada Kootas in North America (2015)
Note: Please e-mail latest update of your Koota's presidency, president photo to AKKA
Location Name Contact Established Families
1 Arizona Kannada Sangha of Arizona
President: Sahana Narsipur
E-Mail: az_kannada@yahoo.com
1988 250
2 California - North (San Jose) Kannada Koota of N. California
President: Sudatta Gautham
E-Mail: president@kknc.org
1973 3000
3 California - South ( Los Angeles) Karnataka Cultural Association of S. California
President: Vallisha Shastry
E-Mail: vshastry.kca@gmail.com
1973 2500
4 California (San Diego) Kasturi Kannada Sangha of San Diego
President: Dr. T. Sethumadhava
E-Mail: tsethuma@yahoo.com
2004 120
5 Colorado Colorado Colorado Kannada Koota
President: Dr. Prabhakara P. Rao
E-Mail: prabrao@comcast.net
1978 145
6 Connecticut Hoysala Kannada Koota
President: Krishna Murthy
E-Mail: ct.kannadakoota@gmail.com
N/A N/A
7 DC, Maryland, and Virginia
(Washington DC Metro)
Kaveri Kannada Association
President: Sudhakara Saraswatipura
E-Mail: ssaraswatipura@yahoo.com
1972 1500
8 Florida Srigandha Kannada Koota of Tampa
President: Dr. Mahadev Bhat (Rep)
E-Mail: srigandha@yahoo.com
1992 300
9 Florida Nandi Kannada Koota of South Florida
President: Ranjani Srikanth
E-Mail: nandikannadakoota@gmail.com
2006 N/A
10 Atlanta, Georgia Nrupathunga Kannada Koota, Atlanta, Georgia
President: Sushma Rao
E-Mail: nkk.atlanta.ec@gmail.com
1973 400
11 Indianapolis Mallige Kannada Association of Indianapolis
President: Nataraj Kote (Rep)
E-Mail: kote00@hotmail.com
N/A 100
12 Illinois( Chicago) Vidyaranya Kannada Koota
President: Rama Rao
E-Mail:
President@vidyaranyakannadakuta.org
1972 900
13 Illinois Mysore Mallige Kannada Koota of Midwest
President: Sripada Kuber
E-Mail: ourmmkk@gmail.com
2004 N/A
14 Iowa Mayura Kannada Sangha
President: Dr. Geetha Srinivas
E-Mail: geetha_srnvs@yahoo.com
2006 N/A
15 Kentucky (Louisville) Abhimana Kannada Sangha
President: Keerthi Pandit
E-Mail: kmkmpandit@yahoo.com
2004 N/A
16 Massachusetts / New England Area Mandara New England Kannada Koota
President: Sudhakara Rao rao.sudhakara@gmail.com
1973 200
17 Michigan Pampa Kannada Koota
President: Vishwanath Hanasoge
E-Mail: hansv2009@gmail.com
1971 700
18 Minnesota Sangeetha Kannada Koota
President: Ramesh Muniswamy
E-Mail: rmuniswamy@gmail.com
1976 200
19 Missouri Sangama Kannada Association if St. Louis
President: Shubha Bhaskar
E-Mail: stlsangama@gmail.com
1976 200
20 New Jersey Karnataka Cultural Organization - Brindavana
President: Mallik Prasad
E-Mail:
2004 800
21 New Jersey, Delaware TRIVENI - Kannada Association of Delaware Valley
President: Hema Gandiga
E-Mail: president@triveniusa.org
1976 200
22 New York New York Kannada Koota
President: B.R.Surendra
E-Mail: president@kkny.org
1972 3000
23 New York Kannada Koota of Capital District
President: Sudha Rao
E-Mail: sudafed09@gmail.com
1997 100
24 North Carolina Sampige - Triangle Kannada Association
President: Raj Varadaraja
E-Mail:rmysoreus@gmail.com
1997 100
25 Ohio Kasturi Kannada Association of North East, Cleveland
President: Mrs. Suma Achar
E-Mail: sumachr@yahoo.com
1984 200
26 Pennsylvania Sangama of Pittsburg
President: Santosh Krishnamurthy
E-Mail: Pittsburghsangama@Gmail.com
1994 150
27 South Carolina Sirigannada Kannada Association
President:
E-Mail:
28 Tennessee Nashville Kannada Koota President: Yogesh Gowda
E-Mail: President@NashvilleKannadaKoota.org
2003 200
29 Texas Houston Kannada Vrinda
President: Sharada Prasad
E-Mail: info@kannadavrinda.org
1983 200
30 Texas Kuvempu Kannada Sangha of San Antonio
President: Mohan Ram
E-Mail: mohanraram@gmail.com
1989 80
31 Virginia Richmond Kannada Sangha
President: Shrimati Sanchita
E-Mail: richmondkannadasangha@yahoo.com
2002 100
32 West Virginia Mallige Kannada Balaga of Charelston
President: Mrs. Vasanthy Manohar
E-Mail: vasanthy@msn.com
1997 100
33 Wisconsin Milana Kannda Koota of Milwaukee
President: Santosh and Savitha Kodkan
E-Mail: milanaonline@gmail.com>
1979 175
34 Canada (Toronto) Kannada Sangha of Toronto, Canada
President: Usha Jayaram
E-Mail: kst.president@gmail.com
1973 500
35 Canada (Montreal) Kannada Koota of Montreal, Canada
President: Meera Shyamprasad
E-Mail: info@kannadakootamontreal.com
1976 400

Other Kannada Organizations-(Kannada Kootas/Associations/Sanghas) in North America (2014)
Location Organization Name Other details
1 Alaska Aaska Kannada Koota President: Dr. Nag Rao
E-Mail: drnagrao@yahoo.com
2 Kansas City, Kansas Chandana Kannada Sanga President: Ravandur Prabhushankar
E-Mail:
3 Buffalo, New York Buffalo Kannada Sanga President:
E-Mail:
4 Calgary, Canada Calgary Kannada Sangha President: Prashanth Southekal
E-Mail: calgarykannadasangha@gmail.com
5 Rochester, New York Rochester, New York President:
E-Mail:
6 Portland, Oregon Portland Kannada Koota President:
E-Mail: PDXKannadaKoota@gmail.com
7 Seattle, Washington Sahyadri Kannada Sangha President:
E-Mail:
8 Austin, Texas Austin Kannada Sangha President:
E-Mail:
9 Dallas, Texas Mallige Kannada Sangha President: Smt. Vidya Datta
E-Mail: vidyabrdp@gmail.com
10 Mc Allen, Texas Rio Grande Valley Kannada Koota President:
E-Mail:
10 North Carolina Carolina Kannada Balaga President: Appannagouda patil
E-Mail: kbalaga@gmail.com
11 San Antonio, Texas Kuvempu Kannada Koota President:
E-Mail:
12 Sacramento, CA Kannada Sangha of Sacramento President: Venugopal Acharya
E-Mail: venugopal_acharya@yahoo.com
13 Ottawa, CanadaA Kannada Sangha of Ottawa President:
E-Mail:
14 Vancouver, Canada Vancouver Kannada Koota President:
E-Mail: