Spearheaded by Vanpheng Sirimongkhoune (MDM 2014), the Federation of AIM Alumni Associations (FAIM) is looking forward to a new AIM Alumni Chapter in Laos. During the FAIM-hosted alumni dinner in honor of the Lao AIM Alumni at the Sengtawan Riverside Hotel, Vientiane, Laos on November 30, 2018, Vanpheng Sirimongkhoune, Intha Phanouvong (MDM 2009), Koutiane MB Sitthivong (MDM 2004), and Moukda Sinxayvoravong (MDM 2011) expressed their enthusiasm, willingness, and support to take on the organizational initiative and to sustain it.
The group intends to seek out and network with as many AIM Alumni in Laos. Quarterly meetings will be convened to engage more alumni.
The FAIM Board of Trustees meeting was also held on November 30, 2018 in Vientiane, Laos. Present during the meeting were Nguyen Thi Thuan, MDM 1998, FAIM Chairperson; Tae Sook “Sugar”Han, MBM 1984, Vice Chairperson; Dani Firmansjah, MM 1994, Trustee; Nikhil Kamath, MBM 1998, Trustee; Greg Atienza, MBM 1983, Secretary General; Anna Alegre, BMP 2015, Alumni Engagement Manager, AIM Alumni Association-Philippine Chapter (AAAIM).