Wausau Area Hmong Mutual Association sued by more than 50 members
More than 50 members of the Wausau Area Hmong Mutual Association have filed a lawsuit against the organization, alleging it improperly removed a board member, according to court documents.
The civil lawsuit was filed Nov. 28 in Marathon County Circuit Court and named 13 defendants, including the organization's executive director, Peter Yang, and board of directors president, Chawa Xiong.
The lawsuit alleges that the board of directors voted June 5 to remove Xiong C. Lor from the board, according to court records. The lawsuit said only members of the Lor clan can remove Xiong C. Lor from the board.
The lawsuit asks a judge to find that Lor's removal was improper and reinstate Lor to his position on the board.