Following the general election on July 28, 2012, the format transfer of responsibility from the outgoing to the incoming officers of the Bhutanese Community Association of Akron took place on August 11, 2012 in the conference room of the International Institute of Akron. There were approximately 100 members and supporters in attendance. The program was organized by the General Election Committee of 2012 under the chairmanship of Dhurva Rai and Mr. Purosotam Dhungana served as master of ceremonies for this program.
There were 890 eligible voters for this election. Of those 711 were primary resettlement individuals and 179 were secondary migration people.
The members of the 2012 General Election Committee were Dhruva Rai-Chair, Hari Adhikari, Laxmi Dhungana, Prosutom Dhungana, Durga Ghimirey, Harka Gurung, Sunar Mani Kumar, Bhim Subba, N. B. Subba, Sancha Raj Subba, and Naresh Subba.
General Election Committee volunteers included Purosotam Neopaney, Khadendra Subedi, Kabita Subba, Janga Thapa, Tara Dhungana, Champha Subba, Lachhi Subba, Mangali Subba, Som Subba, Ramesh Adhikari, Paras Bhattari, Dipa Mishra, Sarita Basnet, and Dukula Katel.
There were two outside observers, Mingmar T. Lama and Terry L. Kuhn, who watched the counting and signed the final tally papers.
Selected activities of BCAA members are chronicled in this blog by Terry Kuhn.