Charan Khehra, Board Member

Charan Khehra, Board Member


Charan has varied life experiences including education, public service, and community building. He was an assistant professor in India, an executive officer in the U.K. civil service, economist with Alberta government, and then until his retirement in 2005, he served the Alberta NDP opposition caucus as the executive assistant to the leader and director of special projects.

He is a co-founder of Daughters Day, and has served on numerous community relations councils, trade union bodies, public agencies, and non-profit organizations — promoting social justice, human rights, democracy and peace.

He is a recipient of the Edmonton Mennonite Centre for Newcomers Rise award, SAGE award for public service, and Alberta centennial medal for community service. His formal education includes: M.A,, MSc, DGA, and graduate certificate in education.