Nedim Katgı


In Loving Memory of Nedim Katgı
1955 - 2021

He was our long-time friend, the exceptional founder of a famous community chorus and the dedicated teacher of youth at the Atatü​rk School of the League of Turkish American Women for many years. We will miss him very much.

University Education:
Istanbul Technical University, State Conservatory of Turkish Music, 1982

Community Leadership Activity:
Founder, Otobus Yolculari, Turkey
Founder, Music Director and Pianist, New York Atatü​rk Chorus
The Nedim Katgi Memorial Scholarship Fund will be dedicated to female students of ITU Conservatory of Turkish Music.

​​​Yalçın Kaya Sarıer


In Loving Memory of Yalçı​​n Kaya Sarı​er
1931 - 2019

He was our long-time friend, member and an organizational leader of multiple community organizations.

University Education:
Istanbul Technical University, İ​nşaat Fakültesi, Faculty of Civil Engineering
Technische Hochschule München, Civil Engineering
Technische Hochschule Braunschweig (later Braunschweig Universitaet), Civil Engineering
Independent Renewables & Environment Professional

Community Leadership Activity:
MIM President 1975, 2002  -  Society of Turkish American Architects, Scientists and Engineers, Inc.
Active MIM Board Member for many long years
FTAA President 1976  -  Federation of Turkish American Associations, Türk Amerikan Dernekleri Federasyonu​​