Board Appointments – Hamilton

Board Appointments

Anupam Bagchi

Anupam Bagchi

Hamilton Conservatory for the Arts- Dance

Anupam Bagchi is a retired engineer,  founder and current Artistic Director & president of The Malhar Group, promoting Indian Classical Music  in Canada. He was appointed to the board of HCA-Dance in April 2017.

Sandra Shan

Sandra Shan

Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council

Sandra Shan is a Human Resource Generalist at YWCA. She was appointed to the HIPC- Coordination of Services and Communications/Engagement committees in April 2017.

Rohit Jain

Rohit Jain

Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council

Rohit Jain is a business professional working on his MBA. He interns at the Hershey Company as an Analyst. He was appointed to the HIPC communications & engagement committee in April 2017.

Yudara Weerakoon

Yudara Bernard 

Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council

Yudara Bernard Weerakoon is a project management professional. He has worked at City of Hamilton as a project coordinator. He was appointed to HIPC Research and Evaluation committee in April 2017.

Suad Badri

Suad Badri

Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council

Suad Badri has a Ph.D in Geography of Energy and rich experience in teaching at the university level. She was appointed to the HIPC- Research and Evaluation committee in April 2017.

Ahmed Mohammed

Ahmed Mohammed

Global Hamilton Connect

Ahmed Mohammed (MIB) is an international business consultant specialized in marketing and client servicing. He was appointed to the board of Global Hamilton Connect in March 2017.

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Loyce Nambozo

Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council

Loyce Nambozo is a Financial Accountant Professional with an MA in Accounting and Finance. She was appointed to the HIPC- Research and Evaluation committee in April 2017.

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Sima Meamar-Nobari

Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council

Sima Meamar-Nobari is an IT consultant. She was appointed to HIPC Research, Service Coordination and communications committees in April 2017.

Ghanwa Afach

Ghanwa Afach

Lynwood Charlton Centre      

Ghanwa Afach (MSc, PhD) is an employee of SPRC and worked at McMaster University  in a research investigation of the mental health functioning of children. She was appointed to the board of The Lynwood Charlton Centre in February 2017.

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Sonia Seguin

Lynwood Charlton Centre

Sonia Seguin is owner & founder of Hamilton social enterprise, Body Brave. She holds an M.A in Business & Economics. She was appointed to the Board of the Lynwood Charlton Centre in January 2017.

Sarah Jama

Sarah Jama

Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council

Sarah Jama is Co-president of McMaster Womanists & leads the Anti-Racism Action Initiative in Hamilton. She was appointed as a council member at the Hamilton Immigration Partnership Council (HIPC) in March 2017.

Ravi Shah

Ravi Shah

City of Hamilton- Food Advisory Committee

Ravi Shah is a professional with a Master of Engineering &  Public Policy, Diploma HR Management from McMaster University. He was appointed to the Food Advisory Committee in March 2017.

Abena Andam

Abena Andam

Threshold Building School        

Abena Andam (CPA, CMA, MBA) is an Associate for the Graduate Matter Rotational Program at CIBC. She was appointed to the board of Threshold Building School in January 2017

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Rose Zhang

Centre[3] for Print and Media Arts

Rose Zhang (CPA, CA, CIA, MBA) is member of the senior leadership team at Mohawk College as an Internal Auditor. She was appointed to the board of Centre[3] for Print and Media Arts in January 2017

Csilla Gnandt

Csilla Gnandt

Threshold Building School

Csilla Gnandt is a young professional, with experience in marketing, business management and business administration. She was appointed to the board of Threshold Building School in January 2017.

Ahmed Mohammed

Ahmed Mohammed

Dawn Patrol Child and Youth Services

Ahmed Mohammed (MIB) is an international business consultant specialized in marketing and client servicing.. He was appointed to the board of Dawn Patrol Child and Youth Services in September October 2016.

Sunil-Bechar

Sunil Bechar

HWDSB Foundation

Sunil Bechar is a Senior Conservation Analyst at Hydro One Networks Inc. He holds Masters of Environment and Business (MEB). He was appointed to board of Hamilton Wentworth District School Board (HWDSB) Foundation in November 2016.

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Nathalie Xian Yi Yan, PhD

HWDSB Foundation

Nathalie Xian Yi Yan is the founder and Executive Director of the Hamilton Traditional Chinese Medical Center in Hamilton. She was appointed to the board of Hamilton Wentworth District School Board Foundation in November 2016.

Salma Sultana

Salma Sultana

Dawn Patrol Child and Youth Services

Salma Sultana is an Early Childhood Educator at IWC. She has an MA in Public Administration and M.Sc. in Agricultural Economics. She was appointed to the board of Dawn Patrol Child and Youth Services in October 2016.

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Yohana Otite

Neighbour to Neighbour Centre (N2N) 

Yohana Otite is the  program Manager of DiverseCity onBoard Hamilton at Hamilton Centre for Civic Inclusion. She was appointed to the board of the Neighbour to Neighbour (N2N)  in June 2016.

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Chika Agbassi

North Hamilton Community Health Centre

Chika Agbassi is a Health Research Methodologist  at McMaster University. She was appointed to the board of North Hamilton Community Health Centre in October 2015.

John-Ariyo

John Ariyo

Hamilton Community Legal Clinic

John Ariyo is the Manager of Community Initiatives at the City of Hamilton. He has MA  in Development Studies and  is credentialed as a Project Management Professional (PMP). He was appointed to the board of Hamilton Community Legal Clinic in September 2016.

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Kamal Grewal

The AIDS Network

Kamal Grewal works at the Ministry of Attorney General as a Victim Witness Service Worker. She is the recipient of Excelsior Award 2015. She was appointed to the board of The AIDS Network in June 2016. 

Suad Badri

Suad Badri

Urban Core Community Health Centre and City Advisory Committees

Suad Badri has a Ph.D in Geography of Energy and rich experience in teaching at the university level. She was appointed to the board of Hamilton Urban Core Community Health Centre and the City of Hamilton Advisory Committee for Immigrants and Refugees.

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Funmi Akiode

City of Hamilton Advisory Committees

Funmi Akiode is a Jr. Business Analyst at McKeil School of Business, Mohawk College. She was appointed to the City of Hamilton Advisory Committee of Status of Women and Committee for Immigrants and Refugees.

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Sony Poulose

Neighbour to Neighbour Centre (N2N) and SPRC

Sony Poulose is a Pharmacist and Owner of a Shoppers Drug Mart store with a Doctor of Pharmacy in Clinical Pharmacy. He was appointed to the board of the Neighbour to Neighbour Centre (N2N) and Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton (SPRC) in June 2016.

Saman Al-Rashdee

Saman Al-Rawee

Neighbour to Neighbour Centre (N2N) and SPRC

Saman Al-Rawee is a Staff Accountant in the Audit practice at KPMG Hamilton. He was appointed to the board of the Neighbour to Neighbour Centre (N2N) and Social Planning and Research Council of Hamilton (SPRC) in June 2016.

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Sajid Pathan

Threshold Building School

Sajid Pathan is Co-founder of Business Analytics Consulting Group and a Business Analytics Consultant. He was appointed to the board of Threshold Building School in 2015.