L. Somi Roy (Founder and Chairman) is an international media curator and producer. As a US-based media curator, he has programmed film exhibitions for the Museum of Modern Art, Lincoln Center, Whitney Museum, Asia Society, Flaherty Film Cinema, and the Smithsonian. He organizes international polo in India and spearheads the conservation efforts to save the Manipuri Pony.
Huidrom Anuradha Devi (Trustee) is an authority on women's welfare and household economics. President of the Manipur Ladies Home Science Association in Imphal and a retired civil servant, Ms. Devi is a frequent guest lecturer on All India Radio on women's and children's nutrition and health. She has published essays on elder care and nutrition.
L. Radhakant Roy (Trustee) is a practicing architect in New Delhi.
Aribam Syam Sharma a leading filmmaker of Indian Cinema, pioneered the Manipuri film industry. He has made 13 features, six of them with screenplays by M.K. Binodini Devi, and 31 documentaries. His many awards and distinctions include official screening at the Cannes Film Festival, the Grand Prix at Nantes, and the British Film Institute Outstanding Film Award. He is also a noted composer and singer, and a celebrated director of modern Manipuri theater.
Ratan Thiyam is India's most prominent theater director. His Chorus Repertory Theater has performed at Avignon, Edinburgh's Fringe Festival, the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and over 30 other cities around the world. He is currently the Director of the National School of Drama in New Delhi.
Dr. Moirangthem Nara Singh is a former Minister of Culture in the Government of Manipur. He initiated festivals of Manipur in major Indian cities and is a leading supporter and promoter of traditional Manipuri theater. He started the international polo tournament of Manipur in 1999, now a prominent annual polo event of India.
Dr. R.K. Nimai Singh is a retired civil servant with a long and distinguished career in public service. Dr. Singh has broad experience and expertise in sports and culture and writes a colum for the People's Chronicle in Imphal. He runs Eastern Sporting Club, a football club in Imphal, and is Vice-President of the All Manipur Polo Association.
Dr. Sheelaramani Chungkham teaches English Literature and is the principal of the Dhanamanjuri College of Arts of Dhanamanjuri University in Imphal. She is noted for her leadership and articulation of women's issues in Manipur.
Kangabam Tomba is a film and theatre actor and theatre director. He appeared as the lead in films scripted by MK Binodini Devi, including Olangthagee Wangmadasoo, Paokhum Ama, Ishanou, and Asangba Nongjabi. He received the Lifetime Achievement in Film Award from the Manipur Government in 2018. He directs the plays of GC Tongbra for Society Theatre in Imphal.
Laimayum Gourchandra is a photographer and videographer and runs CineStill, a leading photographic studio in Imphal, specializing in film still photography.
Chongtham Kamala Devi is one of the most accomplished singers of modern Manipuri song. She has given live concerts, sung on All India Radio, and has sung playback in the films of Aribam Syam Sharma. Many of her classics are interpretations and renditions of song lyrics by M.K. Binodini Devi. She has co-edited two anthologies of Binodini's work, of her song lyrics and her radio plays.
Mayanglambam Mangangsana is a leading composer and musician of Manipur. A traditional pena balladeer by training, his Laihui Ensemble has performed in New York, Lexington, Singapore and major cities in India such as New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata. He is the Artistic Director of Laihui, a performance and research organization specializing in the musical traditions of Manipur.
Priti Patel is a dancer and choreographer who is a Sangeet Natak Akademi Award awardee in Manipuri Dance. Her Anjika Dance Company, of which M.K. Binodini Devi was a patron, is based in Kolkata. It has performed all over India and many countries around the world, including the USA, UK, France and Russsia.
Salam Rajesh is a freelance journalist, writer, and documentary filmmaker. He has extensively studied the ethno-culture of the peoples in Manipur, including their lifestyle, culture and food habits. He works on environmental issues with focus on the community. He is a wildlife enthusiast, too. Mr. Salam is a member of the Film Society of Manipur, Manipur State Film Development Society and State Wildlife Board, Manipur.
Saratchand Thiyam is a Sahitya Akademi Award winning poet. His poetry collections include Tengali Karaba Podon, Chho Chaboon, and Africa. His travelogues include Hajjlakpa Ishinggi Manakta and Nungshibi Greece. He is currently the Editor of Saklon and regular contributor to All India Radio, television, and newspapers.
Satyajit Aribam is a business consultant working for the development of the northeastern states of India, with particular focus on man-power, infrastructure, and national and international investment. He initiated India's first CSR conclave in Manipur and organizes CSR related investments and funding for the state.
Yengkhom Roma is Manipur's leading theater and pioneer film actor. She has appeared in more than 12 films, notably in the leading role in Olangthahee Wangmadasoo and Paokhum Ama, based on the screenplays by M.K. Binodini Devi. She has published short stories and essays and is member of LEIKOL, the women's literary circle founded by M.K. Binodini Devi. She is also a director of film and theater. He received the Lifetime Achievement in Film Award from the Manipur Government in 2019.
W. L. Hangshing retired from the Indian Revenue Service as the Chief Commissioner of Customs & GST. He is the Chairman of the B'nei Menashe Council.
Wangam Somorjit is a historian. and the author of The Chronology of Meitei Monarchs (2010) and Manipur: The Forgotten Nation of South-East Asia (2016), an anthology from the countries of the region.