Ven. Bunthoeun Thor

Abbot - Advisor

Ven. Bunthouen Thor has been with us since April 2010. He created all the Bon programs for the Temple.

Advisor

We are very lucky to have Ms. Sarita Nuch joined us as an Advisor. We benefit tremendously from her great knowledge in Buddhism, Meditation and journalism.

From 1980 to 1984 she worked as Super technician at Foxboro Pressure Transducer in San Jose, California. And from 1984 to 2015 she worked as Producer, Reporter, and International Broadcaster at Voice of America in Washington DC. She is now retired and she is travelling all over the world to spread the Buddhism and Meditation the same way that she came to know our small Watt Samakki in 2015. She felt in love with it so she keeps taking 6-7 hour driving trips from Virginia to attend our major events as often as she could.

Advisor

Mr. Kim Huot Kiet is a great Asset for our Temple. He has been a long supporter of our temple. He served 2 term as Executive President before Kenny took over in October 2011. Actually because of Mr. Kiet's action we all know a real election today.

Mr. Nerou CHeng

Advisor

Mr. Nerou Cheng is a great Asset for our Temple. He's a Managing Partner of his Accounting Firm.

Mr. Sydney Keo

Advisor

Mr. Sydney Keo is a long time supporter of our Temple. We are so fortunate to have him joined our team. He always joins us to provide great inputs for the betterment of our temple and our Cambodian community in New York.

Mr. Mean Mak

Chairman of the Board

Mr. Mak just becomes Chairman of the Board for the 2nd time. He hopes to change many things relating to the operations of the Temple, just like what he has done to the Financial Transparency Policy when he was Treasurer during his first 2 and 1/2 years with the cooperation of the the former Executive President Kenny Seng and the rest of the Board along with our temple members. He also provides technical support to our Temple for matters related to computers and internet.

Vice-Chairman of the Board

Mr. Kenny Seng dedicated these previous 7 years as Executive President of our temple. Under his leadership we have a very drastic changes in this small temple. He and his wife, Christine Div, are responsible for the birth of Watt Samakki Dance Troup that perform during our major events. 

Mr. Heng Phem

President of Event Planning Committee

Mr. Heng Phem has been an active supporter of our Temple for a long time. We are so fortunate to have him in our team.

Mr. Savath Chan

Treasurer & Secretary of the Construction Committee

Mr. Savath Chan is a great asset for our Temple. He is well trusted by our community that is the reason why he was chosen to be the treasurer to replace Mr. Mak who is now our Chairman of the Board. He is well skilled in the field of construction. He saves the Temple a lot of money by doing many projects ourselves.

Mr. Klemchan Kong

Secretary

Mr. Kong has been serving our Temple many years, mostly in the position of Secretary the as for this term. He always brings good point of views to help us solve problems facing by our temple.

Mr. Rin Thab

Board Member & Construction Committee Member

Mr. Rin Thab is our younest Board Member. We are so fortunate to have him joined us as a Board Member. He is well skilled with contruction jobs who works closely with our Treasurer, Mr. Savath Chan.

Mr. Tong Chhay

Board Member & Event Panning Committee Member

Mr. Tong Chhay has been an active supporter of our Temple for so many years. We are fortunate to have him joined us as Board Member. He's our dedicated photographer.

Mr. Seap Hoeun

Board Member & Event Panning Committee Member

Mr. Seap Hoeun has been an active supporter of our Temple for so many years. We are fortunate to have him joined us as Board Member.

Mr. Vong Ly

Board Member & Event Panning Committee Member

Mr. Vong Ly has been an active supporter of our Temple for so many years. We are fortunate to have him joined us as Board Member.

Mr. Roeun Am

Assistant Treasurer

Mr. Roeun Am is one of the most active members of Watt Samakki. He's very diligent in recordording all member's donation. He can be an Achar when needed. We are so fortunate to have him in our team.

Mr. Teur Thab

Construcion Commitee Member

Mr. Teur Thab is a long time supporter of our Temple. We are so fortunate to have him on our team.

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Watt Samakki is a Cambodian Buddhist Temple located at 26 Rugby Rd. Brooklyn, NY 11226. Anyone who is interested in Buddhism or Cambodian Culture and Tradition is always welcomed to stop by. Our email address is wattsamakki@yahoo.com. We are proud to implement a Financial Transparency Policy to have all our income and expenses posted on our website under Finance Tab. All constructive suggestions are always appreciated. Thank you very much for visiting our website.