Mayor's International Affairs Advisory Commission


MIAAC By laws

Executive Committee Protocols

Communication Protocols

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.

Meeting schedule and location

Full Commission Meetings

Schedule: Quarterly, on the third Friday
Time: 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Location: Locations vary and will be noticed at least 24 hours prior to meetings

2024 meetings

May 17 - Hybrid meeting: In person at Global Lex, 1306 Versailles Rd. #110; Meeting ID: 853 3523 9707, Passcode 636964 Join virtual meeting
Aug. 16 
Nov. 15

Executive Committee Meetings

Schedule: Quarterly on the second Friday
Time: 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Location: Virtual meetings

2024 meetings

May 10 - Meeting ID: 843 3658 8387, Passcode: 754235 Join virtual meeting
Aug. 9 - Meeting ID: 816 9122 1891, Passcode: 811804 Join virtual meeting
Nov. 8 - Meeting ID: 847 0811 3607 Passcode: 285281 Join virtual meeting 

Meeting materials

MIAAC subcommittees

Immigration Issues Committee – Charles Baesler Jr., Chair

International Business, Economic and Workforce Development Committee – Kaizar Mahuwala, Chair

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

International Community Outreach Committee – Dr. Changzheng Wang, Chair


Elected officers

Chair - Councilmember Jennifer Reynolds

Vice Chair - Dr. Basel Touchan

Secretary - Trina Brown

Financial Officer - Isabel Taylor