The Council of Korean Americans accepts qualified individuals to become CKA members based on a nomination process. For individuals interested in becoming a CKA member, they are highly encouraged to reach out to a current CKA member expressing their interest to be nominated. CKA members can submit an entry through the nomination form below to nominate individuals to be considered for our upcoming application cycle.
The next nomination round period will be from June 6, 2019 to June 24, 2019.
Approved nominees will be notified of their membership status by July 17, 2019.

The nomination form is only accessible by current dues-paying CKA members.

If you have any additional questions, please reach out to Program Manager Paul Park at paul.park@councilka.org


  1. Only current CKA members can submit nomination forms.
  2. The nomination portal will only be open during certain parts of the year. Members will receive an email notifying them when the nomination cycle is open.
  3. Fill out the application by entering the nomination portal and email your nominee’s bio and headshot to paul.park@councilka.org
  4. As you have conversations with your nominee, please remember to mention key details about our organization, as well as membership dues commitments.

Our dedicated Membership Committee reviews all submissions. After a rigorous review process, the Membership Committee sends their recommendations to CKA’s Board of Directors. Once the Board reviews them, they vote to approve the candidates. Invitations are then sent out to the nominees.
Please contact Paul Park at paul.park@councilka.org, if any further questions.