Get to Know Our Present Directors

Vasant Chotai
Vasant Chotai
President

Vasant pursued Dip. Ed, BA (Hon) in psychology and MPl (Queen’s) in policy planning...

Gurcharan Bhatia
Gurcharan Bhatia
Past President

Gurcharan is a retired judge of the Citizenship Court of Canada, a former Commissioner of the Canadian...

Mita Das
Mita Das
Past President

Mita’s community service spans a broad range of interest, from music and the arts to human rights, empowerment...

Lan Chan-Marples
Lan Chan-Marples
Treasurer

Lan Chan-Marples is a Research Facilitator at the Research Services Office - University...

Dr. Vivian Abboud
Dr. Vivian Abboud
Board Member

Two jobs, motherhood, university and adjusting to life in a new country; such was Dr. Vivian Abboud’s initiation into...

Minni Sharma
Minni Sharma
Board Member

Minni Sharma holds a diploma in IT Business Analysis from the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology...

Dr. Eric Schloss
Dr. Eric Schloss
Board Member

Dr. Eric Schloss was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in 1938, and grew up in Camrose. He graduated from the...

Robert Philp
Robert Philp
Board Member

Robert A, Philp, Q.C., has taken on many roles throughout his career-lawyer, Justice of the Peace...

Prabhjot K. Punnia
Prabhjot K. Punnia
Board Member

Prabhjot K. Punnia holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Northern Alberta Institute....

David Ridley
David Ridley
Board Member

In his 25 years working in cultural heritage, David has helped lead community discussions about the...

Miriam Thomas
Miriam Thomas
Board Member

Miriam Thomas has served the Indo - Canadian Women’s Association for the last two decades...

Mary Thomas
Mary Thomas
Board Member

Mary Thomas is a communications professional with over 20 years in journalism...

Chand Gul
Chand Gul
Board Member

Chand Gul is a Clinical Psychologist by profession and...