Dr Sinduri, new President of Federation of Indian American Associations
of Southern California
FIA-SC’s new team for 2009-10
By Dilip Butani
Dilip Butani will be the new Chairman of Federation of Indian American
Associations of Southern California, while Kalaimamani Dr Sinduri
will be the President.
The executive committee has Ramesh Bhatt as Executive Vice-President,
Devna Shah as Secretary, Atul Ghadiali as Treasurer, Sunil Kansara
as VP-Cultural, Siddharth Pathak as VP-Community Services, Ramesh
Ramnani as VP-Public Relations, Vamsi Krishna as VP-Planning and
Payal Pancholi as VP-Youth.
The Advisory Board will have Ukabhai Solanki as Chairman with other
members being: Venkatesh Hegde, Babubhai Patel, Rashmi Shah, Anil
Prekh and Kerman Dungore. The Trustee Board will have Prakash Pancholi
as Chairman with other members being: Vishakha Purandare, Dr Chandra
Khetani, Kiki Purohit, Amit Anand and Ram Tasildar. Joy Dhokia will
be the Legal Counsel.
Federation is the parent Organization of Indian-American Associations.
The various activities organized by FIA include celebration of Republic
Day function, India Independence Day Mela, Health Camps and various
service oriented programs.
Dilip Butani is the Founder and Past-President of Lions Club of
Little India. He is also the Executive Vice-President of FFICS-The
Forum for India Community Services, Director, Public Relations and
Media of SABAN and Member of Assemblyman Tony Mendoza's South Asian
Advisory Committee. FFICS is a volunteer run charitable organization,
dedicated to providing emotional and financial support to the needy.
SABAN is a business networking group that promotes and develops
South Asian Business activities in the Southern California area
for small and large businesses.
Dr. Sinduri is a well known social worker; who has been involved
in various community oriented projects, both, in USA and in India.
She is the founder-director of Savitri Arts Academy and is a professional
classical dancer; having given over 2000 performances all over the
world. She has been honored by two former Presidents of India; Shri
R.Venkataraman and Shri Shankar Dayal Sharma.