The 2017-2018 Board Of The Hindu Cultural Centre

  • President Dr. Mohan Merchea
  • Vice President Dr. Tara Persaud
  • Secretary Mrs. Shanta Doobay
  • Treasurer Mrs. Anitha Prakash
  • Ass't Secretary / Treasurer Mr. Vikas Sharma

Board Members

Mr. Sanjay Singh

Mrs. Prema Patil

Mrs. Suman Singh

Mrs. Shashi Bawa

Mr. Nimish Shukla

Dr. Dev Sainani

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Festival Committee of the HCC:

This committee came together in the formative years of the Centre when it was in need of raising funds for various projects of the Mandir. The committee in its early years raised over $60,000 towards the Building Fund of the Mandir through its various fund raising events. The Chair position was successfully held by Mrs. Hema Singh for several years until she moved to Brampton.

The role of the Festival Committee has remained the same since its inception that is to Raise Funds for the Renovation and improvement projects of the Centre.

The following are the 11 Committee Members: Sudesh Arora, Shipra Lala, Bimla Singh, Bhama Rajgopal (Co-chair), Prema Patil (Co-chair), Kanta Merchea, Suman Sharma, Suman Singh, Sudha Jain, Geetha Swaminath.

The Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The AGM meeting is held between 1st February and 31st March each year on a date appointed by the Board of Directors. All Patron, Life and Regular Members are invited to form a quorum at the meeting. There are eleven elected Directors on the Board of the HCC. As Directors complete their term of office new Directors are elected during the AGM. For complete information on the AGM and how the directors are elected, please refer to the Constitution.

The officers of the Centre are a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer and an Assisstant Secretary/Treasurer, all appointed from amongst the elected Members of the Board.