The Centre for Indo Canadian Studies welcomed its newest members of the Indo Canadian Community Advisory Committee this past Spring. Since the formation of the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies and the BC Regional Innovation Chair in Canada-India Business and Economic Development in 2006, the role of the ICCAC has been to provide general advice to the University on the ongoing activities of the Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies, the Canada-India studies program, and the work of the BC Regional Innovation Chair on Canada-India Business and Economic Development.
New members to the ICCAC are:
Terry Gidda: Long time President of the Mission Sikh Temple, former City Councillor and Community Advocate
Balbir Gill: Librarian at the Clearbrook Library and Community Advocate
Nash Gill: Lawyer
Amrik Narang: Lawyer
Bharathi Sandhu: Financial Advisor
Andy Sidhu: Publisher of the Punjabi Patrika
Jatinder Sidhu: Businessman
Rajnish Dhawan: UFV, Faculty Representative
Ishpreet Singh Anand: UFV, Student Representative
Dr. Adrienne Chan: UFV Associate Vice-President, Research, Engagement and Graduate Studies
We are pleased that long time members Ken Singh Uppal and Dr. Malwinder Dhami have continued their service to the ICCAC. We thank the following past member for their service and dedication to the Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies: Parmjit Singh Bains, Kelly Chahal, Tok Herar, Paul Wadhawan, Ram Singh Padwal, Kelly Khakh, Terry Sidhu and the late Dr. Dalip Singh Gill.