UniversityThe Iowa Asian Foundation for Higher Education and Excellence (IAFHEE) is an organization that was created to support the youth of Southeast Asian heritage in Iowa reach their academic and educational goals.

We believe that education is a life-long learning process that is integrated with everyday tasks and challenges, and is the key to economic and social opportunities and advancement. We support continuing education at all levels and throughout an individual’s life.

Board of Directors

Bounvilay(Bee) Thongsoum-Lovanh
Des Moines, IA
College/Major: Central College & University of Iowa, BA/MPT
Occupation: Physical Therapist
Interests: Golfing, shopping, traveling & cooking

Phoukham M. Baccam
Urbandale, IA
College/Major: Drake University, MBA Finance. Iowa State University, BA Marketing
Occupation: Asst. Dir., Digital Marketing, Principal Funds Distributor, Inc.
Interests: Golf, triathlon, basketball, movies, music, cooking, relaxing with family
Family: Nu, Tayden, KaiLan, Knolin

Kevin Baccam, CPA
Altoona, IA
College/Major: University of Northern Iowa, BA in Accounting
Occupation: Exec. Dir. of Business Services, Southeast Polk Community School District
Interests: Basketball, golf, fishing, travel, and hanging out with family and friends
Family: Five wonderful and bright children: Lilyana, Bryelle, Dreyton, Kiera, Kinnick