Soon Ja Ji
Director of Strategic Planning
Soon Ja Ji was found outside of the Suwon train station in South Korea when she was about 13 months old, and then adopted to the United States where she was raised by American parents. She has worked as a paralegal and executive assistant for two decades with nonprofit organizations. She enjoys contributing to help people, and has served as the director for a Korean Culture School for adoptive Korean American families for over four years; as the volunteer coordinator for an overnight summer camp for three years; as the filmmaker liaison and film festival volunteer for eight years; and as the airport coordinator for an elderly veterans benefit organization. Soon Ja wants to support NKinUSA and the North Korean resettlers so they may achieve their goals and dreams.
Director of Communications and Development
Greg Forman has been actively involved in raising awareness of the human rights crisis in North Korea as a member of the North Korea Freedom Coalition since 2006. Greg received his MA in China Studies from the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa and later managed leadership programs for Chinese visitors to the University of Maryland College Park. He subsequently worked at a nonprofit organization arranging fellowships for leaders from around the world to visit the United States. He previously received his BA from Earlham College in Japan Studies and worked in Japan for five years as a teacher and as an employee of a company selling seafood. As Director of Communications & Development, Greg manages the website content and assists with fundraising events and other activities that raise awareness about the plight of North Korean defectors.