Mayor's International Affairs Advisory Commission

The Commission, consisting of individuals with experience and expertise in international affairs in both the public and private sectors, is established for the purpose of providing information and advice to the Mayor and the Urban County Council concerning issues affecting foreign-born residents of Lexington-Fayette County as well as international issues that affect the community-at-large.


MIAAC By laws

Executive Committee Protocols

Communication Protocols

Meeting schedule and location

2023 Meetings

Sept. 22, Lexington Public Library Northside Branch, 1733 Russell Cave Road

Nov. 17

Meetings are held at 11 a.m. (Location TBD)

MIAAC subcommittees

Immigration Issues Committee – Mr. Charles R. Baesler Jr., co-chair

International Business, Economic and Workforce Development Committee – Mr. David Carpenter, co-chair and Mr. Kaizar Z. Mahuwala, co-chair

International Community Emergencies and Public Health – Dr. Basel Touchan, chair

International Community Outreach Committee – Dr. Changzheng Wang, chair