Board of Directors

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Chair -Mandeep Grewal

Mandeep is the Senior Partner with Rosenzweig & Company Inc., an 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 causes including Habitat for Humanity.

He was the Vice-Chair on the Board of Directors for 2015-2016. (Been on the Board since June 2014)

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Vice-Chair – Jatinder Singh

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). 

(Been on the Board since June 2015)

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Treasurer/Secretary – Harish Athale

Harish is a senior finance professional and has his CPA and CMA credentials. His career encompasses work experience in India, Africa, North America and has held leadership roles with multinational corporations. Currently he is working as Finance Controller at Thomas & Betts Limited (ABB Group)

Harish has been on the Policy Advisory Committee at Indus since 2006. He has also served as Executive/ Advisory committee member on Marathi Bhashik Mandal from 2005-2009, and as a Treasurer on Maharashtra Seva Samiti Organization since 2008. He is involved with the Mentoring Partnership as a mentor.

He is an avid music lover and likes to read and travel. He has organized many classical music programs in the GTA.

(Elected to the Board in 2014)

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PARUL VORA

Parul Vora is the Senior Director, Retail Rewards, e-commerce and Customer Engagement at the Royal Bank of Canada and is responsible for providing strategic direction for the RBC Rewards loyalty platform with respect to retail rewards in support of the consumer premier and business cards segments as well as developing a robust customer engagement and management platform.

Parul has held various roles within Market Risk Management, Credit Risk Management, Reinsurance and Individual Wealth Management.  She has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business and a professional accounting designation (CPA/CMA).

Parul is an active member and avid supporter of the RBC Diversity and Inclusion efforts and has passionately led the Advancement of Women work stream.

(Been on the Board since October 2016) 

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 GURWINDER GILL

Regional Director of Health Equity & Inclusion for William Osler Health System, Central West CCAC and Headwaters Health Care Centre and a Trainer, Associate Professor and Author.

Awards:

  • The ‘Woman Worth Watching’ Award
  • Profiled in the national Globe and Mail
  • Received ‘The Pink Attitude – Game Changer’ Award
  • Profiled in local media 

Collaboration:

She is a member of the WHO’s Health Promoting Hospitals, Task Force for Culturally Competent Hospitals, City of Brampton’s Inclusion/Equity Committee and Board Member with Bethell Hospice and Indus Community Services.

She also Co-chairs the Central West LHIN’s Diversity/Equity Core Action Group and a founding member of the Regional Diversity Roundtable.

Pioneered Peel’s language-specific/culturally appropriate Long Term Care Day Centre

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

(Been on the Board since June 2014)   

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 NAZLI REHMAN 

Nazli has served on Indus Community Services 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 Indus Community Services 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. 

(Been on the Board since June 2014)

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RANDEEP CHANA

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.

 (Been on the Board since June 2016) 

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 VARINDER SEMBHI:

Varinder is an engineer with an executive MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business. He is 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 

(Been on the Board since June 23, 2016)

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Chief Executive Officer:

  • Gurpreet Malhotra