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

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


MIAAC meetings

Feb. 18, 11 a.m. – Regular Quarterly Meeting 

May 20, 11 a.m. – Regular Quarterly Meeting 

Aug. 19, 11 a.m. – Regular Quarterly Meeting 

Nov. 18, 11 a.m. – Regular Quarterly Meeting

Previous Meetings