Community Service

The Community Service Cabinet plans, organizes, and executes community service projects that specifically cater to communities within Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama.

Kayla Nguyen | Chairwoman

Kayla Nguyen was born and raised in Slidell, Louisiana. She is an alumnus of Louisiana State University and received a Bachelor of Science in May 2018. Kayla majored in Biological Sciences and minored in Business Administration. She plans on attending medical school in the near future.

Kayla’s past VSA experiences include attending Camp Delta IX, representing LSU as an auctionee for UVSA-GC’s Annual Date Auction 2016, and serving as VSA-LSU’s External Vice President/ICC Representative for the 2017-2018 term. She hopes to maintain her connection with the Vietnamese community by serving as the Community Service Cabinet Chairperson. Her hobbies include searching for the best food spots, cooking, and working out.


Huyen Bui | Cabinet Officer

Huyen Bui is currently a graduate student at Tulane University pursuing both a Masters in Social Work and a Masters in Public Health. She originally hails from Maryland and received her Bachelor's degree at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Huyen has not been involved in VSA prior to attending the UNAVSA-15 Leadership Conference. Now, she plans to become more active as a member of the UVSA GC Community Service Cabinet.

Huyen's hobbies include yoga, biking, kayaking, and watching rom-coms.


Kim Lam | Cabinet Officer

Kim Lam is a Third Year from Tulane University and is studying Public Health. Her hometown is Baton Rouge, and she began her VSA journey in freshman year of college as a freshman representative of Tulane University Vietnamese Student Association (TUVA). She has continued to actively support TUVA and other VSAs in the Gulf Coast since then.

In the past, Kim has previously served on External Vice President of TUVA, Intercollegiate Council Representative for TUVA, UVSA Summit Hospitality and Registration Committee Member, and Camp Delta XI Counselor.


Katarina Nguyen | Cabinet Officer

(Bio coming soon)