Board of Directors

MANDEEP GREWAL: CHAIR

Mandeep is a Senior Partner with Rosenzweig & Company Inc., a global executive search and talent management firm based in Toronto.  Mandeep has over fifteen years’ experience in the executive search business.  He was previously a Partner with Korn/Ferry International.  Over the course of his career, Mandeep has successfully completed searches and advised clients in the banking, insurance, real estate, private equity and infrastructure sectors.

Mandeep holds an Honours Bachelor of Commerce from McMaster University and an MBA from York University.  Mandeep is involved in several other causes including his work with Indus Community Services.

Mandeep was the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for 2015-2016 and he is the Chair of the Board of Directors of Indus for 2016-2017.

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JATINDER SINGH: VICE-CHAIR                             

Jatinder is a Director, Audit and Compliance Services at Legal Aid Ontario (LAO) – An agency of the Ministry of Attorney General. He has experience in auditing, consulting, financial management, and managing stakeholder relations. His experience involves providing support to LAO senior management and to the board on strategic planning, risk management, controllership, quality assurance, and agency accountability and management.

His previous work experience involves working with financial institutions, Ministry of Government services, and Ministry of Education. He has well-developed leadership, negotiation, analytical and communication skills.

He holds CPA, CMA, CIA (Chief Internal Auditor) MBA and FSCI (Fellow of Canadian Sec Institute).

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RANDEEP CHANA: TREASURER 

Randeep  is a finance professional and has his CPA (Canadian and US) and CGA credentials, along with a Bachelors of Commerce degree from Laurentian University

He has worked as an accountant and tax consultant at various levels specializing in the fields of domestic and international taxation, business advisory and financial planning.

Currently, he is a Partner at DNTW Toronto LLP where he provides consultation for small to mid-sized companies focused on business planning, forecasting and cash flow analysis.

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VARINDER SEMBHI: SECRETARY

Varinder is an engineer with an executive MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business. He is a business intelligence professional with 16+ years of experience in management and information management with global companies.

He has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, United Way, old age homes and has served as an executive board member of the Sikh Religious Society of Wisconsin

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GURWINDER GILL

Regional Director, Health Equity & Inclusion, William Osler Health System, Central West CCAC and Headwaters Health Care Centre.

An Associate Professor, public speaker and an Author.

Awards:

  • Instrumental in high profile diversity awards for Osler
  • The ‘Woman Worth Watching’ Award
  • Profiled in the Globe and Mail and local media
  • ‘The Pink Attitude – Game Changer’ Award

Collaboration:  Gurwinder is a member of the WHO’s Health Promoting Hospitals’ Task Force for Culturally Competent Hospitals, City of Brampton’s Inclusion and Equity Committee, on Indus Community Services’ Board and was a Board Member with Bethell Hospice. She co-chairs Central West LHIN’s Diversity/Equity Core Action Group, is a founding member of the Regional Diversity Roundtable and pioneered Ontario’s language/culturally appropriate Long Term Care Day Centre. 

Education:   Advanced System Leadership (Rotman’s School of Management), Adult Education, Business Studies, Cultural Competency, Prejudice Reduction, Leadership and Volunteer and Project Management

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PARUL VORA

As Senior Director, Retail Rewards, e-commerce and Customer Engagement, Parul is responsible for providing strategic direction for the RBC Rewards loyalty platform as well as developing a robust customer engagement and management platform.

Parul joined the RBC in 2007 as Director, Wealth Products, RBC Insurance and moved into the role of Head, Wealth Products in 2012.  In this role, Parul led a team that was passionate about providing clients with simple and sustainable investment and income solutions. Prior to this, Parul was part of a Graduate Leadership Program at Manulife Financial.

Parul has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University as well as a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business. She also holds a professional accounting designation (CPA/CMA).

Parul is an active member and avid supporter of the RBC Diversity and Inclusion efforts and has the position as Co-Chair, RBC Insurance Diversity Council. 

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NAZLI REHMAN 

Nazli has served on IRCS Board from 2006 – 2012. She is a Store Manager with Rexall Drugstore.  She has extensive knowledge and experience in retail management. She has highly developed interpersonal skills including strong communication and presentation skills. She has been able to generate in-kind donations for IRCS clients.  

In addition, she has good understanding of women’s issues. She has extensive volunteer experience with “Look Good Feel Better” – a cancer survivor’s group and has actively assisted with fundraisers and awareness projects at Princess Margaret Hospital. 

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ELIZABETH CATALANO-BON 

Elisabeth is a Registered Social Worker with the Region of Peel in the Seniors Services Division – Community Support Services; Health Services Department. With over eighteen years’ experience in Long Term Care and the Community sector, Elisabeth held positions as social worker, marketing manager, volunteer coordinator and social work consultant.  A committed advocate, Elisabeth collaborates in developing partnerships that enhance, strengthen and support “the voice” of caregivers, families and seniors in the community through her reflective therapeutic practices.

Elisabeth graduated from Ryerson University with a Bachelor of Social Work and Certificate in Gerontology in 1998. She holds a certificate in The Management of Volunteers and Leadership Skills Management through the Ontario Management Development Program (OMDP) in 2003. In 2015, Elisabeth completed the Advanced System Leadership Program with the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management through the CWLHIN. She is completing her Master’s in Organizational Leadership.               

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MALA DORAI

Mala Dorai is a healthcare consultant with Deloitte Canada LLP. She has global experience public health, mental health and data analytics and has previously worked with the World Health Organization, Health Quality Ontario and the Ministry of Community and Social Services. Throughout her career, Mala has taken on various roles as an entrepreneur, epidemiologist, statistician and case manager. She also has over seven years of research experience in psychology and has volunteered with the Geneva Centre for Autism and the South Asian Autism Awareness Centre. In January 2017, Mala was named one of 25 leading professionals creating social impact in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area through the CivicAction Leadership Foundation. Through her experiences, Mala has well-developed analytical, communication and leadership skills.

Mala holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) in Epidemiology from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Cognitive Science and Neuroscience from the University of California, in San Diego.        

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BALBIR SOHI

Balbir Sohi has been working in the dental industry since 2002. She believes in giving back to the community and founded “My Dream Smile “, a non-profit organization that not only creates awareness about oral health and its impact on overall health, but also strives to help the less fortunate.

She is an educator, an activist and believes in sharing knowledge, which led her to start a TV show called “Health talk with Balbir”. This show focuses on health education; demonstrating her advocacy of awareness and oral health education.

Balbir is a recipient of many awards and appreciations such as, Woman Hero Award, Woman Achiever Canada 2015 and has been recognized by organizations sharing rich traditions. She also volunteers with many organizations such as Indus Community Services, PCHS, Peel Regional Police Race against Racism. Balbir is a member in good standing of Canadian Dental Hygiene Association (CDHA), Ontario Dental Hygiene Association (ODHA). She is also an active member of organizations such as Brampton Board of Trade (BBOT) and Indo Canadian Chamber of Commerce (ICCC).    

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Chief Executive Officer:

  • GURPREET S. MALHOTRA