AKKA Charter Kannada Kootas in North America (2014)
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: Prakash Joshi
E-Mail: pravajo@gmail.com
1988 250
2 California - North (San Jose) Kannada Koota of N. California
President: Dhananjaya Kengaiah
E-Mail: kdhanu@gmail.com
1973 3000
3 California - South ( Los Angeles) Karnataka Cultural Association of S. California
President: Shantharam Keshava
E-Mail: President@kca-sc.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: Priya and Dinesh Haryadi
E-Mail: ct.kannadakoota@gmail.com
N/A N/A
7 DC, Maryland, and Virginia
(Washington DC Metro)
Kaveri Kannada Association
President: Girish Vasudeva
E-Mail: giriv.mysore@gmail.com
1972 1500
8 Florida Srigandha Kannada Koota of Tampa
President: Murali Nagendranath (Rep)
E-Mail: murali_minnah@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: Narayanaswamy
E-Mail: kannadakoota@usa.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: Shreesha Jayaseetharam
E-Mail: President@vidyaranyakannadakuta.org
1972 900
13 Illinois Mysore Mallige Kannada Koota of Midwest
President: Dr. Shashidhar Gowda
E-Mail: mallige_mysore@yahoo.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: Madhu Akkihebbal
E-Mail: madhu_akkihebbal@yahoo.com
1973 200
17 Michigan Pampa Kannada Koota
President: Jayalaxmi Gowda
E-Mail: jayagowda@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: Mrs. Deepthi Bharadwaj
E-Mail: stlsangama@gmail.com
1976 200
20 New Jersey Karnataka Cultural Organization - Brindavana
President: Usha Prasanna Kumar
E-Mail: ushapk@aol.com
2004 800
21 New Jersey, Delaware TRIVENI - Kannada Association of Delaware Valley
President: Dr. T. N. Rajashekhara
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: Kashinath Prasad
E-Mail: info@kkcd.org
1997 100
24 North Carolina Sampige - Triangle Kannada Association
President: Mr. Sudhakar Upadhyaya
E-Mail: sudhakarps@yahoo.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: Mr. Shashishekar Krishnarajanagar
E-Mail: amcshashi@yahoo.com
1994 150
27 South Carolina Sirigannada Kannada Association
President: Dr. Narayanaswamy Nadig
E-Mail: Nadig4hvl@gmail.com
2004 85
28 Tennessee Nashville Kannada Koota
President: Dr.Shashi Dhar
E-Mail: President@NashvilleKannadaKoota.org
2003 200
29 Texas Houston Kannada Vrinda
President: Vatsa Kumar
E-Mail: info@kannadavrinda.org
1983 200
30 Texas Kuvempu Kannada Sangha of San Antonio
President: Bina Prakash
E-Mail: binaprakaash@Hotmail.com
1989 80
31 Virginia Richmond Kannada Sangha
President: Ravi Boregowda
E-Mail: brk_ravi@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: Anu and Pavan Nagaraja
E-Mail: navapavan@gmail.com
1979 175
34 Canada (Toronto) Kannada Sangha of Toronto, Canada
President: Divakar Rudrapatna
E-Mail: kstpresidentdivakar@gmail.com
1973 500
35 Canada (Montreal) Kannada Koota of Montreal, Canada
President: Vishnu Bhat
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: Jayashree Murthy
E-Mail: mkantcommittee@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: