our staff

Rii website

Khru Suwannee “Rii” is a Bliss Training Leader. Rii has been working as a mae baan for over 12 years and has been with Bliss since August 2014. She is excellent at communicating the values of Bliss to each trainee and welcoming them to the Bliss Mae Baan Network.

Nid website


Khru Areerat “Nid” is a Bliss Training Leader. Nid has been with Bliss for over 2 years now, and brings great value to the mae baan training through her past experience caring for children and foreign homes.

Lara website


Lara Rudresh is the Bliss Training Supervisor. Lara has been living and working with local women in Chiang Mai, Thailand for the last 13 years and has recently joined the Bliss Mae Baan Network to oversee mae baan training.

Karyn Website


Karyn Kamphausen is the Bliss English Teacher. Karyn has been living in Chiang Mai for 3 years and has been with Bliss since 2015 leading Bliss English classes, as well as coordinating different Bliss events including additional skill training classes.

BMBN staff pic.


Michelle Carlson is the Bliss Development Coordinator. Michelle recently graduated from the University of Arkansas with her BSBA and has been living in Chiang Mai for 6 months learning language while assisting in the organizational development of the Bliss Mae Baan Network.