GOPIO ELECTS NEW TEAM AT BIENNIAL CONVENTION 2011
New York, November 19, 2011
On Saturday, November 19, 2011 at its Biennial Convention 2011 held in Iselin, New Jersey, USA, GOPIO International held elections for positions in the GOPIO Executive Council for the next two-year term in accordance with GOPIO’s By-Laws. GOPIO Executive Council appointed former GOPIO Chairman, Dr Thomas Abraham two months ago to chair the nomination committee. The election session was chaired by Thomas who was assisted by K. N. Gupta (President, GOPIO India) and Satruhan Sukdeo (President, GOPIO Upper New York).
The results of the elections are:
- International President: Ashook Ramsaran (Guyana born, USA resident)
- Executive Vice President: Sunny Kulathakal (Bahrain)
- Senior Vice President: Dr Piyush Agrawal (USA)
Singh will continue as Chairman. He is founder of "India
Association of Los Angeles", USA and also founder of "India
Heritage Scholarship Awards"
At the General Council meeting held on November 20, it was announced that, in accordance with GOPIO’s By-Laws and procedures, appointments for all regional and council positions would be made shortly by GOPIO’s Executive Council.